The Cedars - Ampthill - Bedfordshire
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Client: Robert Samuels Ltd
Location: The Cedars, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.
Conversion of former workhouse to residential accommodation.
Partially hidden behind a tree lined street frontage & crowned by beautiful mature Cedar trees, the former Victorian workhouse has been sensitively converted to provide 32 high quality one & two bedroom apartments, with 13 new build units within the grounds.
The original workhouse building completed in 1837 is a two-storey building laid out in a cruciform plan with 3 storey elements at the centre and at the ends of each wing. Originally the wings housed large open dormitories with the communal & staff facilities in the three storey sections
Contract Value £2.2 million.
32 high quality one & two bedroom apartments, with 13 new build units within the grounds.
Foor area 3265m².
Main contractor Robert Samuels Ltd.
Conversion of former workhouse, Grade II Listed Building, into residential accommodation.
Apartments maintain original features with exposed timber trusses, purlins & brick vaulted ceilings. Additional mezzanine floors added to the three storey penthouse accommodation utilising the lofty roof voids.