Michael led the team on the largest of a series of projects for the YMCA. The team undertook all design and planning services in the preparation of a comprehensive set of proposals, which will ensure the future of the YMCA in Stoke-on-Trent. The scheme has received funding from the CLG My Place fund, Housing Corporation (HCA) and RENEW North Staffordshire. The project has a number of constituent parts which have been granted full detailed planning consent.
These include 36 self contained units, enterprise units, refurbishment of the existing nine storey residential tower, ground and first floor extensions a new sports hall, and an additional 42 units. The first phases including the Sports Hall and Move-on accommodation have been completed on site and the Client is currently raising the funds to complete the refurbishment of the main tower.