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External Refurbishments Revitalise Estate

Contractors, Frank Haslam Milan (FHM) have completed a £1.4m regeneration scheme on the Pottery Bank Estate in Walker as part of a framework agreement with Newcastle-based architects, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd and their client, Your Homes Newcastle. Commencing in November 2010, the project was officially handed back to YHN with external refurbishments… Full Article >

Atrium Proposal Offers New Life for Holborn House

In February, we submitted the refurbishment of Holborn House in South Shields for planning permission on behalf of Isos Housing. Dating from the late 19th Century, Holburn House was purchased from the St Vincent de Paul charity by Isos Group member NomadE5 in 1984. On the ground floor the building housed a residential care scheme… Full Article >

Jubilee Court Offers New Start for Young Families

The first tenants are set to move into Jubilee Court, Your Homes Newcastle’s (YHN) first supported housing scheme for vulnerable young families in Newcastle. The Jubilee Court development, situated on a brownfield site at the junction of Jubilee Road and Kenton Lane in Fawdon, has been developed by Frank Haslam Milan (FHM) and designed by… Full Article >

Going Green in Darlington, January 2011

A £14m housing scheme in Darlington will contain the town’s first houses built to Level 5 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. Six of the 106 new two, three and four bedroom properties to be constructed for Tees Valley Housing on the site of the former Beaumont Hill School have been specifically designed by the… Full Article >

Architects Ensure a Little Goes a Long Way, December 2010

With the current pressure on public spending, the City of Newcastle is working closely with award-winning Newcastle-based architects, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, to ensure the maximum value is achieved from a central Government fund for the improvement to pre-school settings. The Quality Access and Inclusion for Young Children Capital, part of the… Full Article >