The development will consist of: an existing sheltered housing development comprising of 18 no units in the form of a 2 storey studio apartment block facing onto Jamestown Road where 1 no. unit is a 2 bed 3 person unit and also incorporating a community room facility new and refurbishment works are to include: part demolition and refurbishment of a reduced size community centre facility at unit no. 01. Removal of existing communal facility toilets and incorporation of former space into enlarged residential unit as at unit no. 02 to offer a two bedroom unit. Demolition of external concrete walkway to offer new raised deck access at first floor level with 1 no. Accessible lift and staircase to achieve level access to all apartments. Provision of 6m2 & 1 no. 8m2 level access patios at ground floor apartments and introduction of new rear public path to avoid patios and create semi-private lawn areas. Provision of 6m2 balconies serving first floor apartments. Stripping out of existing internal layouts to apartments to offer new internal layouts and services. External insulation and self colour render application to external envelopes. Application of self coloured render to face of raised deck wall fronting onto Jamestown road and refurbishment of coping and railings to same. Forming new raised self draining ground floor forecourt to achieve level access to front doors. Retention and refurbishment of the existing external communal clothes drying area. Refurbishment of existing roof finish, introduction of new insulation standard to roof void and introduction of ventilation to same. Existing car parking, bin collection points, vehicular and pedestrian access points and communal clothes drying areas are unaffected by the proposal.
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