A unique coastal site at the historic Priddy’s Hard in Gosport – the former site of the Royal Navy’s armaments production. The site is occupied by large masonry historic structures or ‘traverses’ that once formed blast walls to shell filling sheds, now Grade II listed. Our scheme provides nine new houses, six set within the bays of the traverses, and three occupying the site of former sheds to make a unique environment. The houses seek to ‘float’ within the bays, with accommodation raised up on columns provide car parking spaces and an entrance hall beneath. Living accommodation is at first floor (including a terrace facing the lake opposite). Bedrooms are situated on the second floor. The houses are clad in dark grey profiled metal cladding, hinting at both former sheds and naval architecture.