Special Needs Bungalow Complex, Accrington, Lancashire

Special needs bungalow complex, Accrington

Redland Cambrians create the look of slate roofing, satisfying Planning Authority requirements for Harvest Housing Groups’ special needs bungalow complex in Accrington, chosen as they are guaranteed down to a minimum pitch of 15 degrees.

According to David Ross of Snape-Cowing-Ross Architects, the mono-pitch roofs have a lower than normal minimum pitch to decrease the projects’ visual impact on the surrounding area and fit in with the surrounding slate roofed properties.

Redland Cambrian slates provide the classic slate look with modern high performance. They are manufactured from over 60% recycled Welsh Slate with the thinnest leading edge and an irregular top surface - just like the real thing. Unlike traditional natural slates however, the modern interlocking Cambrians are manufactured to meet the latest standards for performance. While light in weight, Cambrian’s unique three-point fixing makes it suitable for even the most exposed sites.

The entire roof of each property is guaranteed weather-tight and secure for 15 years, as all are when used with the Redland range of slates and tiles fixed in compliance with Redland’s specification. The development consists of 4 general needs dwellings, catering for wheelchair bound people and a supported housing unit for 3 residents with physical disabilities.


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