The Old Glassworks, Shrewsbury

Client: Verve Church Ltd
Type: Residential
Apartments: 9
Construction: Part refurbishment and part new build hybrid steel frame/LGSF
Status: Completed February 2021

Comprising the redevelopment of the former Congregational Church and adjoining Sunday School building on Chester Street, this project comprises of 9 bespoke apartments.  There are three key elements to the development, namely:

  1. Careful redevelopment of the original church and school buildings;
  2. Contemporary duplex extension over the school building; and
  3. New build townhouses above the original car park.

The development provides 9 individually design apartments.  The new townhouse units provide generous floor to ceiling heights to reflect the adjacent residential properties fronting Chester Street whilst the apartments within the original buildings retain many original features including stained glass windows, exposed roof features and Ionic columns.  Many of the apartments have stunning views over the River Severn with several incorporating private terraces.