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The scheme of affordable homes is being developed in partnership with affordable housing provider Riverside Housing Group and the Homes and Communities Agency. The new scheme will provide 32 properties in total. All of the homes will be 2 bedroomed and shall be build to Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3. The site is situated off Akenside Street, Bootle and is the site of the former Brooks Laundry. The site has been an eyesore since it closure in 2006.  The buildings are due to be demolished prior to Xmas and the site fully remediated in the New Year.

Planning for the site was approved in October and was designed by leading Manchester architects Jennings Design Associates. MCI are the Principal Contractors, the project is expected to be completed by February 2015.


Client: Riverside Housing Group

Contact: Annette Dennett (Project Manager – Riverside)

Start Date: October 2013

Build Programme: 60 weeks


“We are delighted to commence work at the site. We have worked extremely closely with our partners and Sefton Council throughout the process. The design is a credit to all involved and I am sure the completed homes will be an asset to local residents for years to come.”

Gary Humphreys, Director at MCI Developments