Project: New House & Swimming Pool
Location: Kermincham, Swettenham
Contractor: EP Muldoon
Pool Contractor: KDT Swimming Pools
Interior Designer: Angel Martin
Structural Insulation Panel Desginers: Sipco
Electrical / Home Automation & Media: iHomes Cheshire
Specialist Joinery: Eves Joinery
Bathrooms & Tiling: Artisan
PV: Northern Solar
Hard & Soft Landscaping: Urban Landscape Design
Structural Engineer: HBL Assiociates
Site Programme: 36 months
Service: RIBA Plan of Work Stage 0 – 7 (to Handover and In-Use)
Contract: JCT Intermediate with Contractor Design
Project Status: Practical Completion 2018
Description: The project brief was to create a new sustainable 4-bedroom luxury house and swimming pool to sit alongside a converted 1-bed annex apartment. The existing annex was retained to maintain a breeding roost of Long-Eared Brown Bats in it’s loft roofspace, and the new house was constructed to provide further bat roosting in the full roofspace above a new 10m swimming pool. The construction was a Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) system and the house and pool is heated by a megaflow Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) with 3,600m of underground pipe loops. Phased demoltions (consecutive phases over a 2 year breeding cycles) allowed for the decant of breeding bats from the existing 2-storey house under Natural England Licence.
See aerial drone footage on YouTube here or click on the embedded link below . The video by Rich Media Group was commissioned by Contractors EP Muldoon Construction and voice-over commentary is by Granada TV presenter Paul Crone.
EP Muldoon and the house were also featured as an exemplar case study in the housing section of the 2018 Parliamentary Review. See pages 35-37 on the following flipbook.
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