Old Town Dock | Newport

Sustainable Housing Development

Instrumental in the largest sustainable new housing development in Wales, Atkin Group were responsible for the Metsec Metframe structure on this development of apartments. Constructed by Leadbitter Group , Mariners Quay as it is now known was completed in 36 weeks and ahead of schedule.

The development, of which Atkin Group were instrumental in the steel frame, consists of 101 attractive, sustainable homes for local people. All of the properties are built to Code for Sustainable Homes (CfSH) Level 5, making it the largest development in Wales to achieve this level. Considered one of the most significant eco-homes projects in the UK, Mariners Quay has already been awarded the Low/Zero Carbon Award at the Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards.

"I would like to say that Atkins have done a first class job for us at Old Town Dock these past 5 months. The planning, organisation, quality, communication and attitude to health and safety has been good and on behalf of Leadbitter - I'd like to thank you for an excellent performance" said Martin Phillips, Leadbitter Project Manager

Metsec Metframe Old Town Dock

Client | Seren Group
Architect | Leadbitter Group
Contractor | Leadbitter Group
ATS Value | £1.6million
Floor Area | 5000m2
Programme | 24 weeks



Metframe is voestalpine Metsec’s modern, factory fabricated, pre-panelised framing solution. Manufactured off-site in a controlled, dry, high precision factory environment and installed by Atkin Trade Specialists.

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