Securing a 10-Year Structural Warranty for Grade II Listed development
Build-Zone has delivered a successful project with client Acorn Property Group - Sympathetically designed to blend old with new, The Links, situated in West Bay, Porthcawl, Wales comprises studio,1,2, and 3 bedroom apartments. The development comprises the refurbishment and conversion of a Victorian Grade II listed building, along with a collection of carefully designed new build properties.
Following Acorn’s ‘Different by Design’ ethos, their experienced imaginative management, construction, and sales teams have enabled them to become one of the country’s most successful property developers and partners. For 25 years, Acorn has been creating carefully-designed, inspiring, new places for people to live and work. A successful, distinctive, independent development and regeneration specialist that for many years, Acorn has successfully created a range of residential-led refurbishments and new build schemes within their portfolio.
Half of the development consisted of a listed building that automatically comes with added risk. Build-Zone has significant experience with conversion projects but before they decided to provide the 10-Year Structural Warranty cover, they completed an on-site appraisal, as well as a desktop study to gain an understanding of the structure as typically listed conversion, are inherently more complex.