Richardson’s Yard Housing (Shipping Containers)

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Housing charity Brighton Housing Trust (BHT), and local property developer QED and are submitting a planning application for 36 self contained studio flats on land behind the Cobbler’s Thumb pub on New England Hill.  The  proposal is to use convert 36 shipping containers for use as temporary housing.

For more information about the background to this proposal, notes from a recent public meeting have been placed here on Andy Winters Blog.

A planning application for this scheme has been submited and can be found HERE or by visiting the council online planning register and searching for application number  BH2013/00245

Planning consent was granted for this initiative – for more information see Andy Winters Blog HERE

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One thought on “Richardson’s Yard Housing (Shipping Containers)

  1. Container Conversions says:

    What an excellent idea. Shipping containers can be used in so many ways and this is an excellent way to use them. Definitely cheaper than building the structure from modern day materials. Shipping containers are solid and good value for money! Great for conversions.

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