Entries by Andrew Lavender

Bedford Place – Grade II Listed Building

Bedford Place, Maidstone This Grade II listed building part three storey, two and one storey detached premises with basement. The original building dates back to 1633 with two and single storey extensions built thereafter. The property was arranged as offices and had remained empty for 5 years and situated in a residential area, close to […]

Affordable Homes from Empty Commercial Spaces

Research shows the way for conversions Research funded by the Nationwide Foundation and conducted by a team from Empty Homes [Agency] makes a strong case for delivering affordable housing through conversions of empty commercial spaces. The research report has two great strengths. The first is that if offers a clear, succinct, but nevertheless comprehensive overview […]