Located within the area of Ropewalks in Liverpool, in the Duke Street Conservation Area, the site comprises of approx. 5no. Individual Georgian listed terrace buildings and the predominate Grade II listed Watchmakers building all were in a derelict and unsafe condition.
Over a six year period and with the aid of heritage Lottery funding the project involved the carefully restoration, facade retention, refurbishment and new build infill development to provide A3, A5 use and 116 no. high quality studio accommodation for the ever increasing student demand in Liverpool.
The success of the project has been down to the close working relationship of the developer, the design team and the local conservation & planning department.