Lancaster Cohousing

Eco-arc Architects, Lancaster, 2013


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Owner occupied eco-housing project in the village of Halton, 3½ miles north-east of Lancaster

The development is made up of 41 homes (23 three bed houses, 12 two bed houses and six one bed flats) arranged in six terraces that step up the banks of the River Lune. Also on the wooded site are shared workspaces, laundry and guest rooms, as well as a common house for communal meals, meetings and events.

The buildings are certified Passivhaus and Code for Sustainable Homes Level 6. A converted mill contains a solar thermal installation and a biomass boiler, which is powered by local wood chips and links to a site-wide mini-district heating system.


  • Begun: Aug 2011
  • Completed: Jul 2013
  • Floor area: 3,256m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £5.4M
  • Procurement: NEC Partnering
  • Address: Halton, Lancaster, United Kingdom

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