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Residential Projects

Residential construction was at the forefront of Walter Stirland’s fledgling Company in 1928 and remains a core part of the business today.

Our Site Managers and Contracts Managers all have extensive experience in this market, and our in-house design team have many years of experience in providing sustainable solutions, plus building to BREEAM, AECB and SBD standards. We are proud to have built successful relationships with local councils and housing associations including:

Borough Councils at Crawley, Guildford, Reigate & Banstead.
West Sussex County Council
Clarion Housing
Hastoe Homes Ltd
Hyde Housing
Raven Housing Association
Crown Simmons

Projects successfully delivered include housing association developments, halls of residence, care homes and sheltered accommodation, speculative housing developments for the private market, apartment blocks, refurbishment and conversions of existing structures etc.

Marshall Place, Addlestone

These semi-detached houses, (6 x three-bedroom and 4 x two-bedroom), are of traditional construction with cavity walls, beam and block ground floors and timber upper floors. All ground floor areas are fully wheelchair-accessible and the homes have achieved Secured by Design gold standard. Technical challenges included the... Continue Reading »

Apple Tree, Southway, Guildford

The design of the two blocks has been carefully considered to provide a visual link between the existing buildings to either side. The blocks will be predominantly two storeys in height, with Block 2 having a partial third floor stepped back from the main footprint of the building. This... Continue Reading »

Highland Road, Southsea

This development has transformed a former brownfield site of light industrial use in a busy and densely populated area of Portsmouth. The houses have been designed to exceed Building Regulation Part L 2013 standards, and sustainability is further addressed with the extensive use of PV panels and SIPs.... Continue Reading »

Ockford Ridge, Site D

W Stirland is committed to involvement with the local community. We are working with Waverley Borough Council and the community to bring some real benefits to Ockford Ridge. The project includes help with the annual maintenance of St Mark's Community Centre and the Scout and Guide HQ,... Continue Reading »

Chichester Garage Sites

The clearance of five groups of dilapidated garage blocks in Chichester city centre area, and their replacement with small developments of houses, flats and bungalows, with gardens, parking and associated landscaping, for housing association tenants. These 'infill' sites presented special challenges for the Team including poor site access and... Continue Reading »

Beacon Heights

The building is articulated through a regular pattern of brickwork panelling and full height windows, framed by an external expression of the masonry frame that emphasizes the generous proportions of the façades. Materials have been chosen for their colours, textures and tones, as well as their highly contextual relationship... Continue Reading »

Roman Road

The schedule of accommodation consists of ground floor office space with four one-bedroom flats and four two-bedroom flats. The flats will be for market rent. We have also provided fifteen car parking spaces, two of which are reserved for disabled users. In addition there were associated external works and hard... Continue Reading »

Merrymeet & Cedars

Designed and built  in a traditional manner with external brick and block construction, timber roof trusses and tile-hung roofs. Each home was fitted with carpet, and with vinyl flooring to the kitchens and bathrooms, together with integrated kitchen appliances.  The works also included landscaping, trees and shrubs, turfing of front... Continue Reading »

Salthill Road

The properties were of timber-frame construction, employing an alternative foundation solution from ‘Abbey Pynford’. High levels of insulation, traditional exterior finishes, double-glazed windows and doors and PV panels were employed to provide lower running costs. The works included the diversion of a watercourse and extensive landscaping including the... Continue Reading »

Teddington Close and Burnet Grove

The works comprise the construction of sixteen flats at Teddington Close, one house at site A Burnet Grove, and two houses at site B Burnet Grove, together with all associated external works, mains services and drainage at each site. Continue Reading »

Orchard Street

This development was finished to a very high specification. The houses are of traditional masonry construction, with pitched roofs featuring handmade roof tiles and timber sash windows. Sylvarna kitchens feature in all the units with high quality bathroom fittings and fixtures. The ground floors are laid with engineered... Continue Reading »

Station Road, Church View

The development consists of six houses, two maisonettes and six flats, together with two garages and associated external works. The two and three storey buildings are constructed in a traditional style with red/brown heritage plain roof tiles to the pitched roofs and a mixture of elevation treatments including brickwork,... Continue Reading »

Westburn Fields

Following the demolition of four older properties, the development sits within an established community on a sloping site. Designed and constructed utilising Timber frame, the properties are highly insulated and have PV installations fitted to provide homes that are very energy efficient. The landscaping design allows for a designated area... Continue Reading »

Purbeck Close

The works consisted of the design and construction of 10 two and three-bedroom houses and associated external works and drainage—the final phase of the Purbeck Close development. Site access was through an existing earlier phase of the estate so traffic management plans were put in place and good communications... Continue Reading »

Yew Tree Court

At the time this was one of five projects being undertaken for Affinity Sutton across the south-east. Yew Tree Court saw the demolition of the existing houses built in the 60’s to be replaced by this brand new block of ten flats. There is also extensive parking, refuse storage and... Continue Reading »

Sandbrook Court

At the time this was one of five projects being undertaken for Affinity Sutton across the south-east. Sandbrook Court saw the demolition of the existing care home built in the 1960’s to be replaced by this new block of eight flats. There is also extensive parking, refuse storage and hard and... Continue Reading »

Fivash House

Fivash House at Denne Parade in Horsham was, prior to their move to Spire Court, the Head Office of Southern Housing Group. The conversion of this redundant office block comprised the strip- out of the existing building and the design and build of 13 new one and two bedroom flats,... Continue Reading »

Dukes Barn Court

At the time this was one of five projects being undertaken for Affinity Sutton across the south-east. Dukes Barn Court at Newton Road, Lindfield, Haywards Heath saw the demolition of the existing two-storey care home built in 1975 and its replacement with 7 houses and 4 flats. The flats along... Continue Reading »

Marlborough Court, Burgess Hill

At the time this was one of five projects being undertaken for Affinity Sutton across the south east. Marlborough Court on Royal George Road in Burgess Hill saw the demolition of the existing houses built in the 60’s to be replaced by 4no. two bedroom houses, 1no. three bedroom house... Continue Reading »

Courtlea, Petworth

This residential development in Petworth comprised two pairs of semi-detached homes and two terraces consisting of nine cottages located close to the heart of the town. The cottages are of traditional style and constructed with local materials; a combination of brick and stone under pitched roofs of natural grey slate.... Continue Reading »

Murrells Cottages, Barnham

Murrells Cottages is a charming collection of two and three bedroom homes in the village of Barnham which is five miles from Bognor Regis and seven miles from Chichester. The eight terraced cottages, each with its own private garden, are set in the heart of the village, very close to... Continue Reading »

Kingston Road

The residential development consisted of 14no flats in a 4-storey building with a pair of semi-detached houses to the rear of the site, with associated parking and hard and soft landscaping. The flats were a mixture of one and two bed with the houses both two bed. This was a challenging... Continue Reading »

Mill Hill Close

The project required the demolition of an existing three storey building and then the construction of 14 new flats and a new office. The traditionally built flats are available to rent for eligible ICE members faced with difficult circumstances. They are surrounded by similar homes situated in close proximity to excellent transport... Continue Reading »

Edwardian Building, Halls of Residence

The main structure of the new building is traditionally built, with extensive block and brick walls. Precast planks form the new floors which are linked by precast stair units. The new facilities comprise en-suite bedrooms, kitchens, living areas and common rooms. Each single study/bedroom has an en-suite shower room... Continue Reading »

Donnington Redevelpment

The mixture of two and three bedroom terraced houses at St Georges Court, Donnington south of Chichester were built on a former petrol station site that was highly contaminated. The site had to be thoroughly cleaned before construction of the new houses could start. The project was completed in... Continue Reading »

West Lavant Barns

West Lavant Barns comprises 3 three-bedroom and 1 four-bedroom high quality barn conversions in the hamlet of West Lavant, north of Chichester. In addition there are four cottages for holiday lets. The barns date from the early part of the 19th century and until recently were used as farm buildings.... Continue Reading »

The Printworks

The three-storey town houses were designed and built to be highly energy-efficient. Very careful selection of materials was necessary to enhance the sensitive location and provide sustainable and highly efficient homes. The tight city centre site provided a number of challenges both for construction and for the delivery of materials,... Continue Reading »

West Crescent and Hanover Way

The 14 new homes have been built by W Stirland for Radian, who are Windsor & District's social housing landlords. They occupy a site bordered by West Crescent and Hanover Way, off Dedworth Road in Windsor, with their own own dedicated access road and parking spaces. Initial concern was raised... Continue Reading »

Roussillon Park

The project was carefully planned to reduce environmental impact and make particular use of sustainable construction methods and technology, particularly with regard to renewable energy production. The units exhibit architectural and build quality and carefully reflect the local vernacular of Chichester with use of high quality brick, local flint, clay tile... Continue Reading »

Chiddingly Road

This project, whilst relatively small, was complicated by local flooding problems and the site’s close proximately to a pond containing great crested newts. The construction of the units was using timber frame with a traditional masonry and tile hung external cladding. Continue Reading »

Imber Cross

The development at Imber Cross consists of three blocks each housing four flats. The properties at Imber Cross are built to a sustainable standard benefiting from heat recovery ventilation and solar hot water systems. Continue Reading »

Morley Court

W Stirland Ltd was responsible for the detailed design and construction of the nine flats and five houses in West Crescent, Windsor. Continue Reading »

Stockbridge Halls of Residence

Prior to commencement of the works, W Stirland was also responsible for the demolition of a West Sussex County Council office building on part of the former Chichester High School for Girls site in Stockbridge Road. The new buildings were of traditional masonry construction to provide high quality student accommodation... Continue Reading »

Norfolk Row

W Stirland Ltd was responsible for the development at Block G, Norfolk Row which entailed the new build of six, four storey town houses. Each property comprises of three double bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. The properties also benefit from balconies and patio gardens and a spacious roof terrace. Continue Reading »

Litten Terrace

The four houses were constructed using traditional masonry techniques and the two bungalows using timber frame for the main structure and roof. The bungalows benefit from Sedum lining on the roof to enhance the ecological value of the site. All six properties use the latest MVHR (mechanical ventilation heat recovery)... Continue Reading »

Albany Villas

The works involved the major structural repair and restoration of a dilapidated, three-storey, mid 19th century residential property and its conversion to provide 24 one and two bedroom apartments. This required the extension of the existing building on the second floor to incorporate the extra space. In addition... Continue Reading »

The Duck

The first retail unit (known as Block B) now occupied by Sainsbury was constructed from a steel frame with masonry block infill, finished with render. The second retail unit (known as block A) which is occupied by Pets Corner has the residential flats situated above. The flats have been designed to... Continue Reading »

Alliance House

The building is of timber-frame construction and comprises 32 flats, 10 of which are in shared ownership. During the construction period one-third of the ground floor of the building was destroyed in an arson attack. In order to limit delays and unforeseen costs our Managing Director and Construction Director met... Continue Reading »

Pound Farm Road

W Stirland was responsible for the construction of four two bedroom houses together with car parking and associated external works and landscaping on the site which was previously a vacant builders yard. Continue Reading »

Blackbrook House

The works entailed re-roofing, structural works, new mechanical and electrical installations, the renovation of decorative mouldings and cornice works, external façade repairs, structural works and redecorations.   Continue Reading »

Seaford College Halls of Residence

Seaford College appointed us to obtain planning permission, provide cost planning services and design and construct the new buildings. This was part of a wider-ranging appointment, the scope of which included the master planning of the school campus and obtaining planning permission for a number of residential units that... Continue Reading »

St Josephs Convent

The project comprised the re-roofing and complete strip out of the building. Additional insulation was applied to the external walls, new en-suite facilities to each bedroom were created along with a new dining room, commercial kitchen and communal area. The external render was repaired and the building completely redecorated. The project... Continue Reading »

Shadwell Road

W Stirland Limited was responsible for the construction and completion of the residential development, together with all associated infrastructure works, services, associated external works and connection to mains drainage and service mains. Continue Reading »

Ashley Park Road

Rosemary Simmons Memorial Housing Association set high environmental standards for the development, including Code for Sustainable Homes target ratings of level 5 for the social rented housing and level 4 for the shared ownership accommodation, as well as design to Lifetime Homes Standards for all dwellings. The design employs prefabricated... Continue Reading »

Wordsworth Road

Under a design and build contract, W.Stirland Ltd gained building regulation approval and was responsible for the demolition of the existing Victorian villa, construction and completion of the new development, infrastructure works, complete with all services and associated external works. Planning approval was gained by ECE Architecture appointed outside of... Continue Reading »

George Williams House

The project was constructed in three phases around the existing shelter which was demolished in stages as the site became more restricted due to the ongoing construction works. A mixture of external elevation finishes were used, with a focus on environmental credentials. The ‘Life Skills’ building features large areas of... Continue Reading »

Lyndhurst Road

W Stirland Limited was commissioned by the client to provide a complete service from obtaining planning permission through to the completion of construction. The company provided professional services covering CDM, Party Wall matters, and Eco Homes Assessments. The project was completed in six months, some two months faster than any... Continue Reading »

Bedford Road

The works comprised the whole of infrastructure works, complete with all services, associated external works and connection to mains drainage and service mains. Continue Reading »

Denmark Road

The works comprised the demolition of existing buildings and the complete design, construction and completion of residential development of 29 dwellings in two phases. Phase 1 comprised of two flats in one 3-storey block (wheelchair access), seven flats in one 3-storey block, six flats in one 3-storey block, two 2-Storey semi... Continue Reading »

Covert Mead

The contract period from commencement to completion was fourteen weeks with the building being erected complete with windows, doors, roofing felt and batten and timber cladding in four days. This was the first time the system has been used in the UK. It provides a highly sustainable and fast construction... Continue Reading »

UoC Student Accommodation

Constructed in the heart of the university campus the management of pedestrians was a significant challenge. The project entailed the demolition of the existing two storey accommodation buildings and construction of this new Halls of Residence in three separate buildings. Continue Reading »

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