Blue plaque honour for city centre redevelopment

 Cathy Waters, chief executive at The Retreat York, David Fraser, chief executive at York Civic Trust and Chris Hale, group design manager at S Harrison
A development scheme in York city centre has been awarded a blue plaque in recognition of the building’s history as the family home of Samuel Tuke, the founder of modern mental healthcare reforms. York-based development company S Harrison is currently completing work transforming the former Grade II listed Lawrence Street Working Men’s Club and The Tam O’ Shanter public house into accommodation for 115 students.  The development will be known as Samuel Tuke Apartments. Samuel Tuke was born in 1784 and was the grandson of ... For the full story register now for free or login below...