Merchants Quarter


Project Description

This exciting new development comprises a unique mix of 6 contemporary 2 and 3-bedroom houses together with the conversion of seven of the existing Grade II listed buildings and barns into bespoke quality living accommodation and all just a stone’s throw from the famous World Heritage Charlestown Harbour and renowned beach.

The Merchant’s Quarter development seeks to sympathetically blend the traditional historic construction techniques and materials of the Georgian era with contemporary design including zinc and sedum roofs, aluminium high performance windows/doors and oak feature weatherboarding and landscaping.

Further Details

Development: Merchants Quarter, Charlestown Road, Charlestown, Cornwall

Value: £1,600,000

Form of Contract: JCT Design & Build 2011

Start Date: November 2014

Completion Date: December 2015

Contract Duration: 56 weeks

Client: Eliot Developments (Charlestown) Ltd

Architect: Rogers & Jones

Engineer: MBA Consultants

Specialist Consultant: Cornwall Mining Services

Contract Administrator: Taylor Lewis

CDM Co-ordinator: Taylor Lewis


Comprehensive and careful refurbishment of the grade 2 listed buildings will all be carried out by local skilled Cornish tradesmen together with the underpinning of the listed boundary wall.

These new dwellings will be completed to a very high standard including underfloor heating to the new build units, quality bedroom and bespoke kitchens and hardwood, engineered floors.

All properties will benefit from a secure car parking space located in the courtyard together with a 10-year Premier Guarantee New Home Warranty.