PLANNING CATEGORIES

AWARD FOR PLAN-MAKING

Broxbourne Local Plan 2018-2033

Broxbourne Borough Council

Less than two years after adoption, the Broxbourne Local Plan is already demonstrably achieving the retrofitting of sustainability into an area of continuous commuter suburban development, by providing a clear policy framework to: convert an out-of-town retail centre into a new town centre for the borough, complete with a new civic cen...

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Growing Up in Hackney: Child-Friendly Places Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

London Borough of Hackney

This guidance seeks to ensure new development maximises the benefits it brings to all children and young people who study, play and live in Hackney. It is the first SPD of its kind in England and aims to ensure Hackney is a place that actively plans the built environment for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. This innovativ...

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Huncoat Garden Village Masterplan Framework & Design Code

Arcadis and Avison Young, with Hyndburn Borough Council

The next chapter for Huncoat is based around ambitious and transformational change. Despite the flow and ebb of industry the Pennine Lancashire landscape has remained constant, a leading asset and formative factor in the development of the masterplan and Huncoat’s placemaking journey to re-establish its local identity. Enshrined in the...

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London Borough of Hounslow: Great West Corridor Masterplan

London Borough of Hounslow Planning and Development Team

The GWC Masterplan sets a revolutionary vision that will reinvigorate the GWC. A delivery focused document which has informed the emerging GWC Local Plan Review. The Masterplan is an example of successful partnership working, community engagement and design-led planning, establishing a strategy to deliver a thriving 21st century busine...

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St Cuthbert’s Garden Village Masterplan Framework

ARUP

St Cuthbert’s is one of the most ambitious Garden Villages and provides a unique opportunity to rethink how we want to live in the future. Sustainability and creating healthy, connected and resilient communities, shaped by the natural landscape, environmental quality and biodiversity, is at the heart of the Masterplan Framework. A uniq...

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AWARD FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING

Brent Cross Planning Team - London Borough of Barnet

Regional Enterprise

The Brent Cross Planning Team have grappled with a complex permission to enable early delivery of the train station. Achieving RMA Approval necessitated extensive coordination of infrastructure and the multiple planning processes associated with that. This included consideration of drop-in applications to facilitate relocation of exist...

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Havant Thicket Reservoir Project

Atkins

Atkins secured consents for the first reservoir since the 1980s. They led effective engagement and prepared high-quality planning applications to ensure permissions were secured first time with no changes and no objections from statutory consultees. They identified planning risks at an early stage, informed programme, advised on planni...

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AWARD FOR PLANNING FOR INCREASED HOUSING DELIVERY

Berkeley Homes - TwelveTrees Park

Our vision for TwelveTrees Park was secured following the identification of the site as being capable of delivering a far larger quantum of new homes compared to the site allocation of 1,200 homes. Not only was 3,800 homes secured, this was achieved in setting of a large area of public realm totalling 12 acres across 50% of the site in...

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Langarth Garden Village

Arcadis

LGV will provide quality homes to meet Cornwall’s desperate demand. The impact LGV will have on the future of sustainable living is exemplary, in line with Garden Village principles. People will have access to sustainable transport and well-planned communities with easy access to both nature and community facilities. It will increase b...

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PlaceMaker

Urban Intelligence

We are taking the last bastion of the Development process and bringing it into the 21st century. PlaceMaker has revolutionised the traditional slow-moving planning system into a fully digital model with powerful analytics offering nationwide scope and site-level precision. Whilst planning has been traditionally limited to maps and pape...

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Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework client: Birmingham City , Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and West Midlands Combined Authority in conjunction with Homes England, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and the Canal & River Trust

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design - Aspinall Verdi and Urban Movement

The Smethwick-Birmingham Corridor Development Framework covers one of the largest growth corridors in the country which can deliver substantial housing growth and an improved environment for the existing communities. Before the preparation of this Framework, development came forward on an ad-hoc basis leading to further fragmentation a...

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AWARD FOR PLANNING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Clarendon, N8

St William Homes LLP

Built on a neglected industrial site, Clarendon will deliver a rich and diverse, mixed-use quarter to benefit residents of all needs and aspirations. St William’s development is a major contributor to the provision of affordable housing in the Haringey Heartlands Opportunity Area, delivering 599 affordable homes – comprising social and...

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Ebury Bridge Renewal - the regeneration of the Ebury Bridge Estate, Ebury Bridge Road, London

Submitted By: Westminster City Council and Arup

Executive Summary: A key objective of the Ebury Bridge Estate development was to sensitively provide a significant uplift in housing numbers whilst fostering a vibrant neighbourhood for the local community. The development facilitates a mixed and balanced community by providing at least 50% affordable housing, with a tenure blind appro...

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Horsforth Campus, Leeds

Vistry Group (Vistry Partnerships Yorkshire)

The site will deliver high quality new homes that are designed specifically to respond to the setting and the housing need in the local area, whilst being respectful of the environmental features which have been preserved and enhanced through the delivery of this new affordable housing scheme.

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Jonathan Street and Orsett Street for Homes for Lambeth

Fraser Brown McKenna Architects

Working in an established Estate, navigating the challenges of the lockdown, we secured consent for 67 high quality homes and a new community centre. Responding to the ‘new normal’ each home offers adequate space for home working and outdoor space. The design is a ‘good neighbour’ in every sense, offering high quality places to live fo...

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Larkhall Depot

Homes for Lambeth

Homes for Lambeth, Lambeth Council’s wholly-owned housing delivery company has a purpose to meet demands of the current housing crisis by providing homes through the biggest housebuilding program the council has launched for a generation.The application for 127 new homes at Larkhall Depot marks an important milestone for the future of ...

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London Borough of Hounslow: Pledge 5000

London Borough of Hounslow

The One Hounslow partnership approach to housing delivery has delivered a high quantity of genuinely affordable homes for the borough. Joint working ensured these schemes are well designed and highly sustainable and may be pointed towards as beacon developments for private house builders.The benefits of the work may be evidenced by sch...

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Naked House, Enfield

HTA Design LLP

Naked House is a highly innovative scheme which will provide 22 genuinely affordable for sale homes on extremely constrained and underutilised brownfield sites. More importantly, and unlike most dwellings available on the market, these homes will allow residents to custom fit their homes to meet their specific set of needs and will all...

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AWARD FOR PLANNING FOR THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Hart, Rushmoor and Surrey Heath Special Protection Area (SPA) Mitigation Project

Rushmoor Borough Council

The joint project undertook a robust and detailed assessment of a range of alternative measures. It recommended that alternative approaches to SPA mitigation could be used and, as a result, Natural England have revised their guidelines to reflect the findings of this project. The project is considered to be an excellent example of posi...

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Kingsbrook

Barratt David Wilson Homes and Building Relations PR

The planning work for phase three at Kingsbrook has been careful to protect and promote the interests of nature and wildlife at every stage. Detailed measures to improve biodiversity have formed part of each planning application, drawn up in partnership with the RSPB. Consideration has been given to layouts of streets and gardens, prov...

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Natural History Museum Urban Nature Project

Deloitte

The Urban Nature Project is a pioneering scheme to drive forward the agenda for increasing biodiversity in our cities. The context of the Natural History Museum, with its Grade I Listed Waterhouse Building, meant we had to utilise our extensive heritage skills to ensure the proposals would enhance the setting of the listed building, wh...

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Quarries & Nature - a 50 Year Success Story

Mineral Products Association

Our film and publication – Quarries & Nature – a 50 Year Success Story showcases the amazing work undertaken by the minerals industry to deliver better places, and crucially to help nature recovery. It includes a compilation of examples of delivery of nature conservation through extraction, management and restoration of minerals sites,...

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South Essex Strategic Green + Blue Infrastructure Study, June 2020

Jam Consult, Alexandra Steed URBAN, Prior+Partners, Green Infrastructure Consultancy and ASELA

A ground-breaking strategy for the delivery of sustainable growth, South Essex GBI balances opportunities for nature recovery and biodiversity with the pressing needs for new housing and infrastructure, whilst enabling a positive response to the demands of climate change. The proposals are framed within the ambitious vision for the del...

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The Green Quarter

Berkeley West Thames

The Green Quarter is transforming a former gasworks into a nature rich haven, with high-quality homes sitting alongside new habitats, bringing wildlife back to this former industrial site. Nature has been at the heart of the design process – from green roofs to mammal tunnels – dramatically improving the biodiversity of the development...

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AWARD FOR USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN PLANNING

Connecting Sheffield Transport and infrastructure project. CounterContext, Sheffield City Council, South Yorkshire Combined Authority and Commonplace Digital Ltd.

Commonplace Digital Ltd

During a season of global health concern and uncertainty, Sheffield council pioneered a city-wide project to establish healthier and safer living conditions for local residents for generations to come. Without the use of commonplace, the council would not have been able to garner such a rich data-set to map out the appropriate changes ...

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London Borough of Hounslow: Hounslow Assessment Database & Hounslow Intensification Tool

London Borough of Hounslow Planning and Development Team

The LB Hounslow have developed a cutting-edge digital toolkit that transforms the site allocation and capacity assessment process to better relate capacity to site character, utilising modelling techniques to expose sites with high development potential to fulfil our promises to residents. The tools have yielded exceptional results tha...

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MK Gateway: Socius and Patron Capital submitted plans for £180 million MK Gateway in July 2021, approved by Milton Keynes Council Development Control Committee on 2 December 2021.

Socius

The MK Gateway consultation was conducted during the pandemic, having the foresight and being an early adopter of digital technology ensured Socius were able to quickly adapt and scale up digital consultation, which proved invaluable to the planning process on a large city centre regeneration scheme. Digital consultation is crucial to ...

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PlaceMaker

Urban Intelligence

We are taking the last bastion of the Development process and bringing it into the 21st century. PlaceMaker has revolutionised the traditional slow-moving planning system into a fully digital model with powerful analytics offering nationwide scope and site-level precision. Whilst planning has been traditionally limited to maps and pape...

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Wiltshire Council - Using digital technology to revolutionise local planning services

Arcus Global

Wiltshire is a local authority that stepped out of their comfort zone, embracing a disruptive technology to transform their planning department services. They were determined to continue with implementation entirely remotely when Covid struck. They were completely focussed on the pursuit of a solution that could really change the way t...

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PLANNING LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

BDB Pitmans

Clean Air Zones

Executive Summary: Our work on CAZ schemes is cutting edge and is setting a precedent for how cities address air pollution in years to come. As the London ULEZ shows, schemes of this nature can be not only accepted but popular. We believe a network of CAZ schemes across the UK could lead to a sea change in attitudes to schemes of this ...

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Fawley Waterside

Town Legal

The project has thrown up fascinating legal complexities throughout which, as part of a large multi-disciplinary team, we have had to overcome. These have included national park aspects, environmental impact assessment, appropriate assessment under the Conservation of Habitats Regulations, the application of CIL, establishment and mana...

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Forsters

Knight Dragon Greenwich Peninsula Regeneration Project

Executive Summary: The breadth and scope of the Knight Dragon Greenwich Peninsula regeneration project were without precedent at its inception. Its ambition to provide a springboard for London’s strengths in creativity, design and digital media, and to deliver benefits in housing, healthcare and education to all levels of society is, w...

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Shoosmiths

Nitrate neutrality schemes across the south

Executive Summary: The schemes on which we have advised were forerunner schemes and, whilst some other schemes are now in operation, these were ahead of the game as being privately operated schemes, whereas others were local authority led. We produced our own nitrate mitigation model based on SANGs and provided leading edge legal guida...

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Womble Bond Dickinson UK

Urban Green Newcastle and Quayside West Development – Biodiversity Net Gain

Executive Summary:"We undertook innovative drafting in a Section 106 Agreement, for a charitable trust. This ensured the improvement of a local park and nature reserve by securing funding to implement a BNG scheme there over a period of 25 years. The scheme will improve the environmental quality of the park and will make it a more attr...

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AWARD FOR PLANNING CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR

BPTW

BPTW’s planning consultancy team have played a key role in the delivery of schemes which provide affordable housing, respond to local aspirations for development of existing communities, respond to the climate emergency and provide training, employment and educational opportunities. This includes a mixed-use scheme for L&Q and London S...

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Deloitte

Our submission looks at some of our recent highlights. Being successful on these projects and our wider initiatives, we believe, makes us one of the leading planning consultancies in the UK. We are at the forefront of innovation, technology, delivering for clients, and most fundamentally, creating better places. Our supporting informat...

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Hybrid Planning and Development Ltd

Hybrid Planning and Development

Hybrid is driven to create sustainable, thoughtful and inclusive places where people can thrive. In 2020/21, the firm successfully delivered high-quality, mixed-use developments in complex and challenging urban environments across the UK, creating attractive homes, communities and places of work. Its young, energetic and dynamic team i...

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Inner Circle Consulting

We’re driven by a progressive vision to improve cities and towns so all people may thrive. We apply First Principles thinking to the urban challenges of today and tomorrow, like supporting Council’s to Route to Zero projects to address climate resilience as well as creating high-quality housing for our most vulnerable people.This year,...

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Nexus Planning Limited: Bray Film Studios

Nexus Planning Limited

Executive Summary: Resolution to grant detailed planning permission for the significant expansion of globally iconic Bray Studios, near Windsor. Working with Bray Studios, a wider consultant team and industry experts, successfully developed a compelling ‘very special circumstances’ case in favour of the proposals, in particular focusin...

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The Planning Team at HTA Design LLP

HTA Design

Creating great places is embedded into HTA’s core ethos, and is the golden thread running through the work which the consultancy undertakes. HTA Planning go above and beyond in their support for their clients and the communities which they serve to achieve this, through their deep understanding of how good planning and design can have ...

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LOCAL AUTHORITY PLANNING TEAM OF THE YEAR

London Borough of Barnet Planning Enforcement Team

London Borough of Barnet

Barnet is a productive and creative planning authority. We fully embrace innovation and change, appreciate that we are part of a bigger picture and that the best results are achieved by working together. We value diversity and we focus on growing and developing together. We have aspirations to bring the absolute best service to the peo...

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London Borough of Hounslow Planning and Development Team

London Borough of Hounslow

Driven by exceptional times the LB Hounslow Planning Team have pushed the boundaries of what may be achieved through the planning framework. With new digital tools, means of engagement and strategic, collaborative oversight the traditional planning system has been transformed to better meet the needs of its residents hard hit by the pa...

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PLANNING PERMISSION OF THE YEAR

Albion Waterside, Gravesend, Kent by Joseph Homes and JTP

Joseph Homes and JTP

The proposals deliver an extensive mixed-use regeneration with a community and sustainability focus, providing much needed new homes, but attainable to a wide demographic of new residents.The proposals provide significant public realm, new shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and workspace at Albion Waterside will accommodate a commercial...

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Blackpool Central (Town Centre Regeneration Project)

Spawforths

The securing of hybrid planning permission for the Blackpool Central scheme will act as a catalyst for the regeneration of Blackpool. The scheme compliments existing leisure uses by providing all year round and all weather attractions and facilities, increasing visitors and extending the time spent in the town.The listed buildings with...

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Langarth Garden Village

Arcadis

LGV will provide quality homes to meet Cornwall’s desperate demand. The impact LGV will have on the future of sustainable living is exemplary, in line with Garden Village principles. People will have access to sustainable transport and well-planned communities with easy access to both nature and community facilities. It will increase b...

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Lombard Square, Plumstead - West Thamesmead, Royal Borough of Greenwich

Submitted by: Berkeley Homes East Thames

Executive Summary: Lombard Square has an integral role to play as one of the first projects that form part of the wider regeneration of Thamesmead. It will be a catalyst for change, unlocking the potential of a barren, uninviting space to create a place for a thriving new community to grow and work. As a truly mixed-use scheme it will ...

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Love Wolverton

Milton Keynes Council

Love Wolverton is a full planning permission for a complex and sophisticated mixed-use regeneration scheme in a sensitive conservation area. Site context, community ambitions, the imperative for urban design and architectural quality, and viability considerations combined to demand a patient and collaborative approach between the devel...

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Pydar regeneration

PRP Architects and Inner Circle Consulting

Pydar will create a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable, urban neighbourhood for Truro. It will deliver quality new homes, innovative work and learning spaces, it will embrace the riverside and offer a range of engaging leisure, hospitality and cultural facilities and events. Pydar will become a go-to destination for all who love Cor...

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Welborne Garden Village - Outline Planning Application

David Lock Associates, Buckland Development and Fareham Borough Council

Welborne is unique in aligning the visions of a single landowner-developer, the local authority and multiple stakeholders into a unified vision for a Garden Village in the truest sense, with design quality, placemaking and long term stewardship at its heart. Buckland, FBC and HCC are committed to continuing the collaborative working ac...

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AWARD FOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT IN PLANNING

Aberfeldy New Masterplan

Aberfeldy LLP (EcoWorld London and Poplar HARCA)

The joint venture to regenerate the Aberfeldy estate is an exemplar of how a public-private sector partnership can create a scheme that truly improves the lives of those who live there. The Aberfeldy LLP’s unswerving commitment to listening and acting on feedback from residents has resulted in truly community-led design, with a masterp...

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Grayling Engage: Eden Campus, Unilever’s new global headquarters in Kingston’

Grayling

Despite a global pandemic and the normal way of working being totally transformed, Grayling Engage worked to fully engage with local people in Kingston who would be most impacted by these plans. One of the first large sites to go through planning totally virtually in England, and certainly the first in Kingston, this represented a real...

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Haweswater Aqueduct Resilience Programme (HARP) Pre-application Consultation Programme

United Utilities working with BECG

This award entry is for pre-application consultation on the Haweswater Aqueduct Resilience Programme (HARP) – United Utilities’ largest ever public engagement. It deserves an award because of the scale of the consultation and the speed with which BECG had to respond to COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing requirements. Between March...

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The Fred Winter Centre

Pegasus Group

This project brought together a number of stakeholders and partners to create a community hub, supporting local people in Stratford-upon-Avon, focussing on providing accommodation and supportive services for people at risk of homelessness, with an ambition to address homelessness and hardship in the area.The collaborative approach to t...

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The Nicholson Quarter

JTP

The redevelopment of the Nicholson Shopping Centre in Maidenhead will be a comprehensive regeneration that will transform an outdated 1960s single-use shopping centre into a vibrant, mixed-use quarter. The project is one of the first ‘shopping centre to town centre’ regeneration initiatives in the UK, and will provide a blueprint to he...

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NEW! AWARD FOR PLANNING TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE

2030 Sustainability Strategy

British Land

British Land is leading the sector in addressing climate change through our net zero carbon pathway, which is fully integrated into our planning work. Not only are we transforming our own portfolio – one of the UK’s largest – we are sharing lessons learnt to raise standards and accelerate the transition to net zero carbon across our in...

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Cambridge Innovaton Park LTD (CIPL)

Saunders

The masterplan is an exemplar sustainable place for the region and beyond. Detailed planning applications advocating a zero carbon business village for the future modern. The application advocated modern technologies for all buildings using untreated timber that will weather naturally over time and blend comfortably within the rich lan...

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LUC Planning Team

LUC

LUC is contributing to all four themes listed under Planning to Address Climate Change Award. Our work is helping to reduce carbon emissions, support renewable energy generation, mitigate climate risks and support increases in carbon sequestration and storage. Our practical work with planning authorities and developers is backed by pro...

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Millfield Green Retirement Village, Millfield Lane, Caddington, Bedfordshire

DLP Planning on behalf of Inspired Villages, part of Legal & General

The development will be the UK’s first net-zero retirement community.According to U-switch research, many over 65’s struggle to pay their energy bills during the winter, with 40% saying they can only afford their bills if they make spending cutbacks in other areas. The net-zero approach will have a positive, long-term impact on running...

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Planning Low-Carbon Places

Berkeley Group

With our holistic climate action strategy we are leading the industry by example, showing that homebuilding can play a vital role in tackling climate change and the biodiversity crisis.We are creating homes and places that include the efficient building design, low-carbon technologies, connectivity and nature-based solutions that are n...

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Sustainable Construction Supplementary Planning Document 2021

Milton Keynes Council

The SPD is a core component in the delivery of our ambition for carbon neutrality by 2030, by providing developers with clear guidance on meeting local sustainability objectives. Moreover, it raises standards in planning practice, by requiring major residential developers to take steps to close and monitor any performance gaps in new h...

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PLACEMAKING CATEGORIES

AWARD FOR BEST HOUSING SCHEME (FEWER THAN 500 HOMES)

Blackhorse View

Barratt London

Transforming an underutilised car park on brownfield land has already provided support for local housing, employment, and business needs. The mixed-use and car-free development complements the transformation of Blackhorse Road junction, encouraging sustainable transport, providing much needed Affordable Housing, and reducing pollution ...

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City of York Council’s Housing Delivery Programme

Mikhail Riches with Tibbalds, Civic, Turner & Townsend, LEDA, Urbed, Warm and ImaginePlaces

The City of York Housing Delivery Programme is developing homes on council owned sites across York. For this entry we are submitting three specific sites under the Programme: Duncombe Barracks, Burnholme and Ordnance Lane. The ability to bring forward new housing in York has been constrained for years and this project is deserving of a...

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Gladstone Road, Exeter

Watkin Jones Group

This is one of the first examples of a consented co-living scheme outside London, which is now under construction for delivery in September 2022. It was devised to directly meet the needs of the community, having been designed with input and support from the Council to house graduates and keyworkers. It is carefully considered, immedia...

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New Road Triangle

EcoWorld London and Lampton Development 360

New Road Triangle is a stand-out example of how a brownfield site can be transformed in such a way that truly meets local needs. The scheme is a demonstration of how a public sector-owned organisation and a private sector developer can work together to deliver a project that will be hugely beneficial for the borough. It has won praise ...

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Shakespeare Road

Rolfe Judd Planning

The scheme seeks to redevelop an existing safeguarded waste site in a residential area providing new public realm and homes as well as accommodating the waste capacity on a more appropriate alternative site. A new street frontage is created, with the taller buildings towards the railway. The layout creates new central landscaped garden...

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Wimbledon Hill Park

Berkeley

Wimbledon Hill Park has seen the restoration of the formerly run down and deserted Atkinson Morley hospital to its former glory. The striking development now fronts proudly onto Copse Hill in Wimbledon, offering a restored piece of history for everyone to enjoy, a place to call home for hundreds, as well as bringing benefits to the loc...

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AWARD FOR BEST HOUSING SCHEME (500 HOMES OR MORE)

Bath Junction, Lower Bristol Road, Bath

Watkin Jones Group

Bath Junction is an excellent example of a carefully considered and consulted, immediately deliverable, highly efficient, mixed tenure residential led scheme within the highly constrained environment of Bath’s World Heritage Site. Its build-to-rent (BTR) homes of various sizes and affordable homes at a variety of affordable levels assi...

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Green Park Village and Bankside Gardens (one scheme)

St Edward

Green Park Village and Bankside Gardens was once an area of poor quality land, lying in the flood plain of the River Kennet. In its place, there now sits a wide range of new homes for everyone, much-needed local amenities and beautiful open space which supports a diverse variety of birds, animals and wildlife.The unique architecture ha...

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Kingsbrook Phase 3

Barratt David Wilson Homes and Building Relations PR

Too often, wildlife is an afterthought when building large developments. In this phase of Kingsbrook, hard work at the planning stage, developed through a long-term relationship between Barratt David Wilson Homes and the RSPB, has resulted in a project benefiting people and wildlife. Homes are located in areas of lower biodiversity, wh...

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Marian Place, Bethnal Green

St William Homes

The redevelopment of the Marian Place Gasholder site will create a genuinely special place which successfully balances a number of competing demands. This has been achieved by adopting an ambitious but human approach throughout the consultation, design and planning processes and giving equal weight to the historic, natural, built and s...

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Port Loop

Places for People and Urban Splash

From the outset, Port Loop has been about more than providing new homes. Tethered to an impressive and ambitious manifesto, the JV has strived to make it a blueprint for future development; promoting green and blue spaces, challenging the existing norms of how people live and designing houses for modern use. Port Loop demonstrates succ...

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Upton Gardens

Barratt London

Planning a regeneration scheme as extensive as Upton Gardens requires a high level of skill and dedication. The team has undertaken extensive engagement with the community; preserved the footballing legacy of the Hammers and their fans at the heart of the design; provided high-quality new homes of all sizes to buy, for shared ownership...

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AWARD FOR PROMOTING ECONOMIC GROWTH

Future Workspace Fund – Sustainable Workspaces, SE1

London Borough of Lambeth

The creation of nearly 60,000 sq ft of new supportive workspace and 4,000 jobs at the iconic County Hall is an exemplar project which promotes significant economic growth in an emerging sector which provides good, skilled jobs. The Future Workspace Fund which enabled this is innovative, with a by application capital fund typically seen...

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Greenwich Peninsula

Knight Dragon

Spanning 150 acres, Greenwich Peninsula is the capital’s largest single regeneration. Knight Dragon is investing £8.4 billion over 30 years to transform the former industrial land into a new riverside cultural centrepiece. It will deliver seven distinct neighbourhoods with 17,487 new homes (30% affordable), 48 acres of public green spa...

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Kennington Park

Rolfe Judd Planning

The proposal represents an excellent opportunity to intensify an existing industrial and business park and to significantly improve its sustainability.The proposed floorspace has been designed to cater for a range of business types, with a particular focus on Lambeth's SMEs. The flexible design of the units makes them adaptable to busi...

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London Borough of Camden's Green New Deal Social Housing Programme

Inner Circle Consulting

The delivery of Camden’s employment and housing stock retrofit programmes exemplify innovative planning that harnesses emerging best practices and coordinates the economic and environmental objectives of the council toward outcomes that share in the successes of each area of growth. This project cuts across traditional social value imp...

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Meridian Water Team

London Borough of Enfield

Enfield Council is committed to ensuring that local people are the principle beneficiaries of Meridian Water. Analysis carried out by the Local Government Association indicates that, within Enfield, Lower Edmonton is one of the most economically deprived in the Borough. Meridian Water aims to bring economic growth to Edmonton with loca...

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The Hub at DIRFT

Lichfields on behalf of Prologis UK

The Hub at DIRFT is a unique project that will deliver sustained economic growth and social value, promoting the growth of skills, expertise and capabilities in the logistics sector. Prologis has strong cultural values and long-term interests in the local community where it builds its parks. The Prologis Warehousing and Logistics Train...

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AWARD FOR BEST USE OF ARTS, CULTURE OR SPORT IN PLACEMAKING

Green Loop Wayfinding Project Whitehill & Bordon

East Hampshire District Council with Hampshire County Council, Whitehill & Bordon Regeneration Company, Urban Place Lab and Whitehill Town Council

The Green Loop in Whitehill & Bordon is a major multi-partner project that (through careful Planning) connects residents to their environment and encourages active travel between employment, leisure and residential spaces. It also gives a sense of place to this green, healthy, and connected town. The paths that surround and criss-cross...

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Greenwich Peninsula

Knight Dragon

Spanning 150 acres, Greenwich Peninsula is the capital’s largest single regeneration, already home to an exemplar new community. Knight Dragon is investing £8.4 billion over 30 years to transform the former industrial land into a new riverside cultural centrepiece for London. The almost-island will deliver seven distinct neighbourhoods...

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Orchard Art Series and Engagement with artist Kerry Lemon at Kingsgrove, Wantage.

St. Modwen Strategic Land & Regeneration (South East).

The Orchard Art Series and Engagement project was undertaken in relation to the design development and delivery of the Kingsgrove public square and local park. Its aim was to undertake interactive community engagement to inform the design of the pieces of artwork, which are intrinsic to the evolution of Kingsgrove’s place identity. The...

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Potteries Museum and Art Gallery – Spitfire Pavilion

Glancy Nicholls Architects Ltd

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery is the centre-point of the Cultural Quarter of Stoke-on-Trent, and the extension to create bespoke exhibition space places their RW88 Spitfire prominently in the Public Realm. The building was designed to maximise the visual connections through to the Spitfire Gallery from Bethesda Street to the Nor...

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St Sidwells Point Leisure Centre

Exeter City Council

Health and wellbeing is at the heart of many local authorities aspirations; Exeter City Council has taking this to the next level, delivered a unique and beautifully designed leisure centre built to Passivhaus standards. The decision to use a prominent site in the city centre reflects the Council’s aspirations for the future of the cit...

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Upper Trinity Street

Corstorphine & Wright Architects and Cole Waterhouse

Digbeth’s culture and heritage is unique in Birmingham and the UK and Cole Waterhouse’s proposals and approach have been carefully considered to enhance and protect this unique sense of ‘Digbethness’. Place-making and protecting the history of the area are golden threads which run through the project, through engaging a unique project ...

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AWARD FOR BEST USE OF HERITAGE IN PLACEMAKING

Battersea Power Station (Phase 2 - the Power Station)

Battersea Power Station Development Company

The key to the success of the project has been collaboration. From the very beginning the developer worked closely with Wandsworth Council and Historic England in a shared objective of preserving and enhancing the historic fabric of the building. This included weekly planning meetings and the establishment of a monthly Conservation Ste...

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Historic Coventry 2021 Programme

Historic Coventry Trust/Coventry City Council Partnership

This is an extraordinary programme of restoration and reinvention, with delivery of multiple projects in parallel to capitalise on the spotlight of UK City of Culture. Led by Historic Coventry Trust, an energetic and entrepreneurial charity that 3 years ago had no paid staff, in real and close partnership with the council and Governmen...

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Horlicks Quarter

Berkeley Homes (Oxford and Chiltern)

Through sensitive restoration and working collaboratively with key stakeholders we have been able to redevelop a previously underutilised brownfield site, restoring the factory and creating a unique identity for the Horlicks Quarter. The restoration of Grief and the original lettering and their inclusion within wider scheme, and the cl...

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Transmitting to young minds; the conversion of Rugby Radio Station into Houlton School

Urban&Civic and Aviva Investors

The Houlton School project has fully realised the ambitions set for it: restoring the heritage of Rugby Radio Station and making it publicly accessible, creating a sustainable, distinctive and state-of-the-art school. An innovative and committed public/private partnership has created an iconic community facility in the heart of a new c...

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AWARD FOR PARTNERSHIP WORKING

Aberfeldy New Masterplan

Aberfeldy LLP (EcoWorld London and Poplar HARCA)

The bold, ambitious new masterplan for Aberfeldy will build on the incredible success the scheme has already delivered for Poplar. Through an incredibly high level of engagement with stakeholders, a scheme has been shaped that will truly meet their needs and expectations, creating a much higher quality of life. The next phase of regene...

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Battersea Power Station (Phase 2 - the Power Station)

Battersea Power Station Development Company

The various and numerous team members from the long list of partner organisations were essential to ensure success and, whilst they pushed from their respective positions, there was always utmost professionalism and, crucially, a shared objective to achieve success and the best possible outcome.Everyone on this project is passionate ab...

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Grand Union, Alperton

St George

Grand Union is the linchpin to delivering on Brent Council’s ambitious regeneration programme for Alperton. It will provide high quality homes and vital jobs as well as creating a plethora of beautiful public spaces, currently in short supply in the borough. The considered and collaborative approach of St George and Brent Council has m...

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Langarth Garden Village

Arcadis

LGV will provide quality homes to meet Cornwall’s desperate demand.The impact LGV will have on the future of sustainable living is exemplary, in line with Garden Village principles. People will have access to sustainable transport and well-planned communities with easy access to both nature and community facilities.It will increase bio...

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Tangmere Strategic Development Location (TSDL), Chichester

Countryside Partnerships, with Tangmere Parish Council and Chichester District Council

The Tangmere Strategic Development Location is a strategic site allocated in Chichester District Council’s Local Plan for a residential-led mixed-use development, which will deliver up to 1,300 mixed-tenure homes along with significant public open space and community infrastructure. The site is being brought forward by Countryside as C...

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The Wilds at Barking Riverside

Barking Riverside and L&Q

Sponsored by: Warwick Economics & DevelopmentThe Wilds at Barking Riverside is a very different type of community space. Setting a benchmark in collaboration and quality, every aspect of The Wilds exemplifies partnership, with community benefit at its core. The project demonstrates Barking Riverside’s mission to create a place that is ...

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AWARD FOR REGENERATION

Better Queensway (BQ)

Porter’s Place Southend-on-Sea LLP - Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Swan Housing Association

Better Queensway is one of Southend-on-Sea’s most ambitious regeneration schemes which meets the borough’s ambitions of ‘Southend 2050’. It will renew the physical and environmental quality of the Queensway estate and a dated highway system, whilst enhancing the economic and social wellbeing of its community. The £500 million investmen...

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Mayfield, Manchester

U+I on behalf of Manchester City Council, Transport for Greater Manchester and LCR

Mayfield is a regeneration scheme unlike any other, providing positive economic, environmental and social impact to the city and people of Manchester. At its heart, the 6.5-acre Mayfield Park will be a transformative public amenity, turning a derelict wasteland into a lush, biodiverse and healthy place for everyone – and the city’s fir...

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Park Hill, Sheffield

Places for People x Urban Splash

The past few years has seen the JV developers Urban Splash and Places for People continue to invest in thoughtful,community-enhancing regeneration and expand on Park Hill’s success to date. £100 million has been invested so far;even more accessible homes, commercial spaces and student accommodation options are being delivered to ensur...

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The Green Quarter

Berkeley West Thames

At The Green Quarter, Berkeley is delivering one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration schemes, turning a redundant industrial site into a thriving new neighbourhood rich in flora and fauna. With the launch of Central Gardens, the transformation from brownfield site to green haven is already striking and will only grow in magnitude o...

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The Regeneration of Piccadilly East

Capital&Centric

Capital&Centric transformed a run-down part of Manchester into the city’s first owner-occupier community. We created beaut, design-led homes and brought locals back to the area with pop-ups and events – supporting local indie businesses and creatives. By shifting the focus onto people, we transformed Piccadilly East beyond recognition ...

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White City Living, W12

St James Group Ltd

White City Living is a challenging and complex large scale brownfield site. St James has worked hard in collaboration with the Council and landowners to deliver new homes, create accessible public space, pedestrian routes and over 80,000 sq ft commercial and community space. The continued transformation has reconnected the surrounding ...

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AWARD FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Borough Yards, SPPARC

SPPARC

This is one of London’s truly unique sites that means a lot to many people. The purity of design is the strength of the place. Contemporary edge with heritage grounding that simultaneously unlocks long lost public routes and connections for a new generation of people to access and enjoy. Borough Yards sensitively intertwines five moder...

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Brookfield School of Business

Shepheard Epstein Hunter

This project transforms a brownfield site and heritage asset, retaining embodied carbon and creating a new campus for the University of Leicester School of Business. It revives a significant Victorian house (the former home of a founder of the University) and integrates architecture from diverse periods with contemporary interventions,...

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City of York Council’s Housing Delivery Programme

Mikhail Riches with Tibbalds, Civic, Turner & Townsend, LEDA, Urbed, Warm and ImaginePlaces

All three sites have been designed to follow the 5 key principles set out in the, programme specific, Housing Design Manual which are: Delivering the housing our residents needBuilding healthy homes and neighbourhoodsCreating distinctive and beautiful places which bring communities togetherReducing our impact on the environment and res...

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Humanities Building, University of Oxford

Carter Jonas

The project will establish a new University of Oxford Humanities building that will bring together, for the first time, 7 Humanities faculties and 6 Libraries, a high-profile new Institute for Ethics in AI, the Oxford Internet Institute, several research centres and new, modern, and accessible facilities for performance and public enga...

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Smith’s Dock – Phase 1

Places for People x Urban Splash

Smith’s Dock is about more than providing new homes. The magnitude of this design-led development cannot be underestimated; its fortunes have been radically transformed, meaning that 30 acres of disused land are being brought back to life. It demonstrates successful planning and regeneration – respecting heritage, while the distinctive...

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Space Park Leicester

Shepheard Epstein Hunter

Space Park Leicester has brought a vacant contaminated brownfield site into use as a centre of world-leading research, innovation and skills development in space and space-enabled sectors, and is aligned with the UK’s National Space Strategy. Its contemporary design was developed as a partnership between City and University and through...

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West Quay, Royal Arsenal Riverside, Woolwich, London

Submitted by: Berkeley Homes

Executive Summary: From the outset Berkeley’s vision for West Quay has been one of high-quality design in harmony with its stunning waterfront location. The resulting scheme does not disappoint, with its inspired, contemporary design forming a strong and striking addition to the Thames skyline and the wider development at Royal Arsenal...

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AWARD FOR FOSTERING A HEALTHY TOWN CENTRE

Dartford Town Centre

ANS Global

Involving 70m2 of living art, the work here deserves an award because it has been born from the local communities’ responses through on-site interviews and the geography of Dartford. Improving the aesthetics of the town centre, the living wall will create a new place for occupiers to socialise and relax, fostering a healthier high stre...

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Kingston Town Centre: A Sustainable Vision to 2035 | Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames, London

Arup, Kingston First Business Improvement District, and the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston’s town centre framework is about encouraging sustainable and thoughtful change within a much-loved historic environment. The framework holistically interlinks placemaking, people, climate, and economics in one place and considers talks of them together. Too often we hear of climate and environment separate to people, places, s...

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London Borough of Hounslow: Town Centre Vision Documents

London Borough of Hounslow

The Visions are an example of successful co-creation of an overarching strategy enabling planning for town centres which work for and respond to community ambition and need. The Visions demonstrate working collaboratively with communities, from initial scoping through to specific projects, can deliver meaningful and actionable plans fo...

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Pydar regeneration

PRP Architects and Inner Circle Consulting

The health and vitality of Truro's town centre is the heart of this masterplan. Focusing on inclusivity and sustainability, Pydar will breathe energy into a struggling town. It will deliver hundreds of new homes, innovative work and learning spaces, will embrace the riverside, and offer engaging leisure, hospitality and cultural facili...

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The Nicholson Quarter

JTP

The Nicholson Quarter will create a centrally located and sustainable town centre site as a place to be enjoyed by all of those that live, work and visit Maidenhead.The project will offer a new lease of life for the town through a compelling mix of workplaces, homes, shops and public spaces bringing energy, day and night, weekday and w...

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AWARD FOR MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT

Battersea Power Station (Phase 2 - the Power Station)

Battersea Power Station Development Company

The official opening of Battersea Power Station is in September and will be a real estate moment like no other. The successful creation of a fully mixed-use Town Centre within a globally recognised former coal-fired Grade II* listed power station is utterly unique, providing new homes, Grade A office space, co-working space, shops, res...

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Love Wolverton

Milton Keynes Council

Love Wolverton is a rich and sophisticated response to a challenging site with a demanding built and socioeconomic context. A triumph of co-operative working between a developer, TOWN and its design team, the local authority Milton Keynes Council and a committed local community, the scheme melds contemporary sustainable design with tri...

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MK Gateway

Milton Keynes Council

MK Gateway, designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, will deliver a sensitively designed, highly sustainable development, providing new jobs, homes, and social spaces. Celebrating Milton Keynes’ innovative spirit, The Shed and the adaptive reuse of Saxon Court offer a blueprint for the sustainable workplace post Covid-19, deliverin...

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Park Hill, Sheffield

Places for People x Urban Splash

As a testimony to this mixed-use scheme’s positive impact on the Park Hill community, Councillor Terry Fox and Leader of Sheffield City Council said, “It is one of Sheffield’s most iconic and talked about areas,rich in local history,telling the stories of Sheffield’s past while housing the promise of its future. The area is once again ...

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Upper Trinity Street

Corstorphine & Wright Architects and Cole Waterhouse

Digbeth is Birmingham’s creative and cultural quarter. Cole Waterhouse took innovative steps to protect and celebrate the site's distinctive physical and cultural assets. They engaged two unique individuals; Tim Tolkien; a well respected local artist to challenge the project team and act as a ‘disruptor’, he curated a Public Art Strate...

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Wembley Park

Quintain

Wembley Park has been transformed by Quintain from an events destination into a leading 15-minute, mixed-use neighbourhood. Worlds apart from its previous acres of surface car parking, it is now a thriving, 365-day site. As well as a dynamic retail offering and exceptional office space, Wembley Park offers attractive public spaces with...

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BEST USE OF BROWNFIELD LAND IN PLACEMAKING

Albion Waterside, Gravesend, Kent by Joseph Homes and JTP

Joseph Homes and JTP

Planning committee voted unanimously in favour to grant planning permission. Significant public realm, new shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and workspace at Albion Waterside will accommodate a commercial offer that fulfils residents’ daily needs on site, allowing them to work locally, creating a long-lasting place and support the ‘15-...

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Gardner Close, Redbridge

Pocket Living

Gardner Close was once an underutilised informal parking area. Through Pocket Livings’ expertise in transforming underutilised and unobvious brownfield sites into new homes, Pocket were able to create a flourishing community of 20 new homes on the highly constrained 0.1-hectare plot. All 20 homes were 20% discounted to market value and...

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Hartland Village

St Edward

Hartland Village will see the transformation of a redundant brownfield site which previously offered nothing to the local community. Once complete, it will provide much needed homes with sustainable links to transport, alongside all the amenities needed to support a growing population with a two-form entry primary school, Village Centr...

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Luton Street and Fisherton Street Regeneration

Westminster Builds and Linkcity

Luton Street and Fisherton Street, the first stage in Westminster City Council’s long-term regeneration of the Church Street area, is transforming a 1.85 acre neglected brownfield site – historically a coal yard and more recently, vacant community buildings, near Edgware Road and delivering 171 new mixed-tenure homes, together with new...

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Oaklands Rise

CZWG Architects

Oaklands Rise is the first major regeneration project at Old Oak Common. Forming the western gateway entrance into the masterplan, the £175 million mixed use scheme provides 605 new homes (40% affordable and 60% PRS) and active mixed-use commercial at street level, including a nursery, health centre, shared workspace offices, shops, ca...

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