Work has begun on head office for social housing provider MHS Homes Group.

The site is in Kent’s Chatham Maritime development area, and the design by Hazle McCormack Young draws on the historic dockyards area, but uses modern materials and detailing. The contractor is Wallis, a division of Kier. Structural engineer is Price & Myers, services engineer is Fulcrum Consulting and the QS is Faithful and Gould. Completion is due in January 2006.