Liverpool Edge / Caryl Street
Client: Carpenter Investments
Sector: Residential, Hotel
Cost: £13m - £15m
This flagship residential development is located in Toxteth, a regeneration area South of Liverpool city centre with stunning views towards the city, the docks and over the River Mersey.
It consists of an multi-storey concrete framed blocks that step down with the natural topology of the site and contain a total of 142 1-3 bed apartments. All units are dual aspect, 90% have large south facing balconies and all living rooms have a loft living feel with generous one and half storey ceiling heights.
At ground level a south facing communal garden has been created for use by all the occupiers and they all have access to a car park under the building. A nursery and local housing charity along with other community uses are to be located in the ground floor with an adjoining public area. Wind turbines at roof level will provide 10% of the energy requirements for the building and a combined heat and power plant will further reduce the power needs.