Site planning for 65 new family homes in a superb, sustainable 4.1 hectare park-like setting with excellent views to River Tees.
Creates distinctive, varied neighbourhoods, offering a choice of high quality family homes from affordable to executive.
Curvilinear layout for park character based on landscape-led, place-making principles.
Layout features continuous, active street frontages, including crescent and court set-pieces, and home zones within perimeter block arrangements.
Trees retained wherever feasible, with additional tree planting for landscape character.
Layout maximises natural surveillance of public realm, with improved surveillance and activation of footpaths bounding site.
Realigned bridleways link to Tees Heritage Trail with two access points to future park.
Site planning worked around underground drainage and pumping station constraints for build-economy.
All dwellings two-storey with an appropriate palette of materials for neighbourhood ‘fit’, linking a new 21st century community to existing neighbourhoods to the north, east, and south.
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