Gateshead Places for Change

Residential Sports Academy

The Gateshead Places for Change – Sporting Academy was a joint venture between Four Housing Group, The Tyneside Cyrenian’s and Redheugh Boys Football Club to develop a 20 bed residential unit with sports facilities for shared use by Redheugh Boys FC and the short term residents. Kinetic were appointed directly by Four Housing Group after a competitive bid process to provide M&E design consultancy, and after a successful Pre Tender design phase, were retained by the Client to monitor sub-contractor design compliance.

The residential units were designed to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 and include the provision of roof mounted Solar PV installations to offset grid supplied electrical energy.
The sports facilities include FA standard changing rooms and café, meeting space, and office space.