74 Acton Lane
74 Acton Lane is a conversion of an existing 3-bed terraced property to a 3-bed and a 2-bed flat. The property is owned by Genesis Housing Association and the two new dwellings are to be rented at an affordable rate to qualifying tenants.
The larger 3-bed family unit on the ground floor features an extension with a green roof and patio doors leading from an open-plan kitchen, dining, living area out out into the large rear garden. The first floor 2-bed unit has two double bedrooms, ensuite and open-plan kitchen, dining, living area.
The extensive refurbishment included structural works, total re-wire and re-plumb, new windows, a new extension, new kitchen and bathroom suites and new floor finishes throughout. The construction works took place over a 28-week period and were completed in July 2016.
The project has been designed to achieve a BREEAM Good rating and includes environmentally friendly fetures such as low flow taps and showers, dual flush toilets, low wattage lighting, rainwater collection butt, efficient gas condensing boilers, cycle storage and timber from sustainable sources.