JR Group begins work on homes in Kirkcaldy, UK

WCN Editorial Team 26 Nov 2021 EUROPE BUILDINGS

Construction firm JR Group has commenced work on 49 new homes for Fife Housing Group in Glen Albyn area, Kirkcaldy, UK.

The project will include two-and three-bedroom affordable homes, comprising single-storey cottages and two-storey houses.

This development will also include the upgrade of children’s play facilities as well as the creation of new footpaths.

The company stated that the project is sensitively designed to meet energy and space heating gold standards. Photovoltaic solar panels will also be installed on each block.

Additionally, bird and bat boxes will be installed for each new building to promote eco-diversity.

Furthermore, an existing wild-flower meadow within the development will also be retained.

The construction company noted that the project marks its first time working with Fife Housing Group.

It is also working closely with a range of partners including employer’s agent Hardies, architect Oliver & Robb, and engineers Bayne Stevenson Associates for the project.

The JR Group projects director Andrew Dallas said: “These new homes at Glen Albyn are high quality and have a strong sustainability focus, which reflects more accurately how we live today and how we will live in the future. Its green credentials are key to the project, and we are incredibly proud of what we are set to deliver for the Kirkcaldy community.

“The JR Group is committed to supporting the communities in which it works, and we will work collaboratively with Fife Housing Group in our aim benefit the individual needs of the local area as we move forward with the project.”

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Rendering of new homes in Glen Albyn area, Kirkcaldy, UK. Credit: JR Group 2021.

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