Friese Green House - Brighton & Hove
Developer - Affinity Sutton
Main contractor - Higgins
Architect - Conran and Partners
Scheme mix - 35 apartments for affordable rent plus a GP surgery and commercial space
Completed - July 2015
Awards - CIHSE Development of the Year 2016
Friese Green House provides 100% affordable rented housing, along with a GP surgery, pharmacy and commercial space on the site of a former bingo hall that had fallen into disrepair.
The scheme was designed by award winning architects, Conran and Partners; features a glass art installation by renowned artist, Mel Howse and was named by local school children.
It meets the Code for Sustainable Homes Levels 3 and 4, through a combination of air tight build construction, rainwater harvesting, green roofs and water efficient appliances.
The scheme also provides four wheelchair accessible units, on-site parking, bike strorage, recycling facilities and communal gardens.