Middlecross, Armely, Leeds


Following an extensive selection procedure, Leeds City Council have appointed EQUANS to deliver a new extra care scheme on the site of the former Middlecross Day Centre in Armley, Leeds.


Acanthus worked closely with EQUANS throughout the bid process preparing detailed masterplan proposals. We are providing a full architectural service designing a bespoke, development comprising over 60no. 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, restaurant and salon. Residents will have access to onsite care with staff offering a range of support.  


Designs are at concept stage but following public consultation a planning application will be submitted later this year.

Sylvester Street, Sheffield

It`s great to see the first 1300 tonnes of steelwork erected at Sylvester Street, Sheffield. This 13 storey development, in a prominent location near the city centre, consists of 335 luxury PRS apartments, gymnasium, external roof gardens together with ground floor commercial space.

It`s been a busy six months to reach this exciting milestone and we are looking forward to working closely with Winvic Construction to progress this project at speed in the New Year.

Westminster Crescent, Leeds

Acanthus are delighted that the estate regeneration continues in Halton with the second phase receiving planning approval.

The proposal will see the creation of new build two and three bedroom properties in curtilage car parking and landscaping and will reinforce the street frontage.

It is intended that construction will commence in early 2022.