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Project Highlight – 1,370 Housing Units at Park Road for the Affordable Housing Program

Construction of the first of many housing projects for the Affordable housing program has begun in earnest. The project was awarded to China State Construction and Engineering Corporation. The State Department of Public Works is supervising the project. PS Paul Maringa, made an impromptu visit to the site accompanied by the Chief Architect, Arch. S. K. Muli.

The site is located in Ngara, Nairobi and sandwiched by Park Road, Kinsasha road and Muslim road. The project scope will include one, two and three bedroom housing units, a parking silo and other social amenities. The works are scheduled to be completed within two years.

Location plan

The delivery model is by Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Finance (EPC+F). The developer shall be responsible for designing, building and financing of the project and is encouraged to use innovative design, technologies that adopt affordable mass housing production and take into consideration cost, time and quality

Amenities to be included in the project
ITEM ACREAGE
Total Acreage 7.9
Facilities Area SQM
Housing Units (approximately 1,300 units and parking – 1:1)  
On-site Social and Physical Infrastructure  
Internal Roads and Surface Water Drainage  
Boundary Wall and Gatehouse  
Water supply and storage facilities  
Recreational and Social Facility  
Education facilities (Early Childhood Development)  
Sewerage lines  
Commercial Area  
Greenery & Landscaping  
Main power supply – Substation  
Emergency power supply  
Gas reticulation  
Green building concept  
Security and Street lighting  
Solid Waste Management  

The government undertakes to upgrade the social and physical infrastructure in the neighborhood to accommodate the proposed development. The physical infrastructure includes the access roads, sewer, water and power supply.

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