Drapers Place, Abbey Foregate

Client Shrewsbury Drapers Holy Cross Ltd
Project New build almshouses

We were commisioned to build 25 new 'Warden Assisted' homes for the Shrewsbury Drapers Company Charity. This consisted of 21 single and four double bedroom apartments with kitchens and bathrooms. The three-storey building also includes two residents day rooms and a function room.

The new almshouses were the first to be built for Drapers for 50 years. 


Contract Value £2.7million
Duration 64 weeks
Architect Chris Carr Architects
Building Control Inspector Gary Hancox (Meridian Consultant)
Contracts Manager Steve Bowen
Site Manager Dylan Parker