How to Make People Friendly Places - within any Town

Wednesday 13 July 2022 - 12:30 to 12:45

This masterclass, which features the finalists and winners of the National Urban Design Awards shows how masterplans can be used to create well-designed development anywhere in Great Britain.

Oakfield Masterplan, Swindon introduced by Kruti Patel, Metropolitan Workshop

239 high quality, fairly priced homes of mixed tenure, suitable for local people, from first time buyers to families and over 55s. A step change for the quality of housing, street and urban design in an area of 1960s suburban housing.

Love Wolverton, Milton Keynes introduced by Aileen Melia, URBED

A £35 million regeneration of a town centre site in Milton Keynes providing new streets, energy-efficient multi-generational homes, independent shops and an energy micro grid, 10 minutes’ walk from the railway station.

City Park West, Chelmsford introduced by Carl Vann, Partner, Pollard Thomas Edwards

A new residential quarter in the heart of Chelmsford comprising more than 600 homes alongside cafés, restaurants, landscaped public realm, sculpture, workplaces and community facilities 5 minutes’ walk from the railway station.

Coal Orchard, Taunton introduced by Martyn Lonsdale, Lavigne Lonsdale

The redevelopment of a town centre car park as a mixed-use quarter, with housing, business units, cafes and restaurants, a new town square, an attractive waterfront, and a renewed connection between the historic town centre to the river and theatre.

Chaired by Alan Thompson

12.30-1.15 Presentations

1.15-1.45 Questions and Answers

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