Regenerating a dockyard area

Dating back to 1851, Smith’s Dock was a former shipyard which closed its doors over 30 years ago. The Smith’s Dock development plan sees a mixture of housing and leisure for today’s modern lifestyles.

The development, a partnership between Places for People and Urban Splash, is helping to transform the former shipyard site. In addition to the 80 apartments constructed by Robertson, townhouses will also be built on the site.

Future plans for residential properties will bring further life into this exceptional region of the North East.

High quality apartments

Robertson is proud to have acted as the main contractor for this project that sees two new build apartment blocks, designed by SimpsonHaugh, created on the river with fantastic views. In total there are 80 flats which include one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes. All homes are being finished to the highest standard with finished concrete living area ceilings and industrial exposed electrical fittings, ensuring the most up-to-date trends for modern living.

 

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