July 16, 2020 @ 11:40 by Richard Dawson
North East construction company, Tolent, has reached the top of a £4.1 million residential development in York this week.
Looking out towards the city centre with views of York Minster, the top floor of the four storey apartment scheme will include a private roof terrace for residents when the scheme hands over later this year.
Sitting just outside the city walls on Redeness Street, the development includes a mix of 32 one and two bedroom apartments.
The project was designed by Den Architecture and replaces a recently demolished retail outlet.
Tolent regional director, John Currie, said: “Walking around the site today, it was great to see the progress made so far, especially given the challenges we’ve all faced over the past few months.
“Work to construct the roof will start next week and working closely with the Modernistiq team, we’ll be delivering some fantastic show flats that will help promote the high quality homes being delivered here.
Lucinda Black, head of design and sales at client team Modernistiq, added: “Watching the development really begin to take shape is incredibly exciting for all of us involved.
“Our ambition was to not only create high specification homes, but to foster a real sense of community and liveability.
“With the addition of both communal and private roof terraces alongside being a stone’s throw away from all of York’s city centre amenities, we’re confident of attracting interest both locally and internationally and undoubtedly enhancing the local area.”
This latest project marks a positive step for Tolent expanding its housing and residential presence further into Yorkshire, having been established across the central region of the UK for nearly 30 years.
The Gateshead-based contractor is currently on site delivering a £34 million project in Leeds to create 216 apartments and a £9.5 million student accommodation block on Burley Street that will deliver 87 studio apartments.