Wigan Social Housing

Client : Wigan Council

Architect : Pozzoni

Building Typology : Residential

Project Overview :

Wigan Council is expecting a late 2024 completion for its delivery of 47 affordable properties on the former site of St Mary’s Primary School off Derby Street in Ince. Contractor Tyson Construction has broken ground on the brownfield plot to create the homes, featuring a mix of houses, bungalows, and apartments.Pozzoni Architecture designed the scheme, which will deliver 20 one-, 12 two-, 11 three-, and four four-bedroom properties.

Homes will be built to Passivhaus standards, the first development of its kind in Wigan. Passivhaus designs aim to reduce properties’ energy consumption by around 90% compared to traditional housing.Plans for Passivhaus homes form part of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s target to deliver 30,000 net zero affordable homes by 2038.


Image Source – Wigan Council/Pozzoni