Inner city homes for social rent to sprout in Bridgeton
June 19 201768 homes for social rent at Olympia Street, Bridgeton, with the intention of fostering an ‘exemplar model of inclusive and affordable inner city living’.
Located on the site of a former supermarket the scheme will incorporate extensive landscaping by Rankin Fraser with wide pavements and dropped kerbs to ease accessibility.
In a statement the architects wrote: “Elder and Cannon Architects have been engaged by Link Group to assume the role of lead consultant in the preparation and presentation of design proposals for full planning permission for a new build housing project at Olympia Street/Orr Street, Glasgow. The proposal is for a development of 68 homes for social rent, including 24 for elderly amenity with six to wheelchair standards.
“They are provided in a grouping of four apartment blocks of varying scale, grouped around a common landscaped garden, with associated parking and amenity.”
Link Group intend to build 3,200 affordable homes over the coming five years in a £401m development programme.
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