Ochre Yards, Mandale’s Grade II Listed city living conversion development in Gateshead has been named best residential renovation/redevelopment in the UK in this year’s prestigious UK Property Awards.

The development is located on the former 19th Century Greensfield Railway Works site and sits on Gateshead’s iconic Quayside.  It scooped the highest 5* rating for Best in the Region for Renovation/Redevelopment and went on to compete against other regional finalists in the category to win Best in the UK. Ochre Yards was also an award winner in the Residential Development of 20+ units category.

Delivering much needed accessible housing to an area in great need, the development combines city living with beautiful heritage, situated within a Grade II Listed building and comprises 59 apartments, the majority of which are duplex. Aimed at working professionals, young families and couples, Ochres Yard includes 36 duplex apartments and 23 other apartments of varying size. 

The scheme includes secure cycle storage for 44 bicycles; plus 18 bicycle stands; 59 EV charging points and parking spaces one for each apartment with 13 parking spaces for visitors. 

The UK Property Awards were judged by an independent panel of over 80 industry experts and focused on design, quality, service, innovation, originality and commitment to sustainability  In their 29th year, the awards are the largest, most prestigious and widely recognised programme throughout the UK.

The company now goes through to the next stage, the International Awards and is nominated for the Best in Europe.  Winners will be announced at an Awards ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in February 2023.

Richard Harriman, Director Mandale Homes commented:

“We are incredibly proud of the Ochre Yards development in Gateshead and delighted that our hard work in converting the Grade II Listed building into 59 beautiful, accessible duplex apartments has been recognised with such prestigious awards. 

“To be named best in the UK is true testament to the team’s professionalism, passion and the care and attention that goes into building perfect homes for our customers.”

Mandale Homes is one of the North East’s largest, privately owned property developers with over 40 years experience of building luxury homes and boasts a growing portfolio of stylish residential developments across the North East, Yorkshire, North West and Scotland.  

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