Park Hill Masterplan

The Park Hill estate in Sheffield completed in 1961 was initially famous for it’s radical vision: streets in the sky, spacious duplex apartments, wonderful views, district heating, modular construction systems. This positive vision later became overshadowed and tarred by the disintegration of the estate’s public realm and the spread of anti-social behaviour.

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Bromley South Central

Studio Egret West and Guy Holloway Architects have recently gained planning for Bromley South Central – a Public Private Partnership between Bromley Council and a Private Developer (Cathedral Group) to regenerate a substantial town centre site. 

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The Movement

Studio Egret West, alongside HLM architects, has prepared the planning application for a mixed-use scheme at the foot-steps of the Greenwich DLR station, on the site of  a derelict industrial estate. Part student village with 350 rooms, the friendly street, which aims to capture the “movement” of the future community.

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Surrey Canal – London’s Sporting Village

Surrey Canal offers a significant opportunity for major regeneration in the London Borough of Lewisham. The site area is 10Ha and our target total built area is 250,000m . The indicative number of jobs is 2,000 and the target number of homes is 2,500 with a density of 700 hr/h and a range of building heights from 2-26 storeys. Our challenge is to create a sustainable, high quality, high identity development at this location, with the need to form a new exemplar for high density living in London. Our vision is to create a new and exciting piece of London.

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Spirit of Sittingbourne

On behalf of Cathedral and Essential Land our strategy for the regeneration of the Sittingbourne delivers a series of mixed-use development opportunities that introduce a clear hierarchy to the retail format and footprint of the town centre, leading from the fine grain high street, through medium format A1 and A3 uses associated with the cultural quarter civic quarter to the large format ”edge of centre” retail space proposed on the mill site and waste transfer site.

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Earls Court

The challenge at Earls Court is to create a wonderful new London district that is a contemporary expression of the best features of the city. Our starting point was to explore the best features of the city. To try and discover the essence of what makes London “London”.

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