Two of Mears New Homes developments in Hatfield have received top awards in the Design Excellence category at the prestigious Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards. The winning developments (Lilac Close and Lime Tree Court) were projects delivered by Mears New Homes in partnership with Welwyn Hatfield Council and architects Rock Townsend.
The two projects were previously council-owned garage sites, extensively re-developed to provide 22 new flats and seven new houses as part of the first Council Housing scheme in the borough for 25 years. They contemporary ‘mews style’ homes are reportedly stylish, practical and energy efficient, meeting current best practice standards and enhanced HQI spatial standards and Code for Sustainable Homes Level Four.
“We are absolutely delighted to have won such a prestigious award,” said Tim Carpenter, Managing Director of Mears New Homes. “It demonstrates our continued commitment to providing people with quality affordable homes and enhanced value to our housing partners.”