Willmott Dixon picked for £32m Hounslow housing job

Aaron Morby 3 years ago
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London’s Hounslow council has picked builder Willmott Dixon to deliver its Frank Towell Court 102 homes scheme.

The £32m west London scheme located in Feltham will involve construction of two eight-storey residential towers, a four-storey block of flats and seven Mews houses. 

Combining a mixture of apartments, houses and maisonettes, the project will also include landscaped gardens and extensive public realm.

Photovoltaic panels will be fitted to the roof of each building to generate renewable energy, while the build will embrace a landscaping design that incorporates rain gardens, providing a sustainable method of irrigation.  

Roger Forsdyke, managing director for Willmott Dixon’s London and South region, said: “The environmental ethos of the scheme fits with our own sustainability aspirations, whereby through our ‘Now or Never’ 2030 sustainability strategy, we are committed to delivering net zero carbon buildings in operation by 2030.”

It is the second recent housing scheme that Willmott Dixon has delivered for Hounslow Council. 

In 2019, the company handed over Bristol Court, a £26m retirement living scheme providing 94 new homes that saw 66% of the project’s budget spent with companies located within 20 miles of the site. 

Willmott Dixon also has another large residential scheme nearby at 300 Harrow Road, which will see the delivery of 112 homes for Westminster City Council in 2023.

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