Norr head Aberdeen terrace transformation
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October 23 2018
Langstane Housing Association acting in collaboration with Norr Architects have notified Aberdeen City Council of their intent to carve five flats for social rent out of a vacant hostel at 17 Granton Place.
Part of a traditional granite terrace dating from before the turn of the 20th century the proposal will see removal of a non-original brick extension to allow construction of a larger extension over ground and first floors.
Explaining their intent behind the extension Norr wrote: “It will be clad in a single ply membrane with standing seam profile in grey to complement the slate roof of the main building. The design of the rear extension has been considered to provide a simple, modern aesthetic and maximizing potential amenity space for the residents.”
Elsewhere alterations will be kept to a minimum with like-for-like replacement of windows and doors as necessary although dormers will be connected up to create more useable space on the second floor.
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