Case studies

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East of England case studies

  • Abode

    Newhall, Harlow

    Described by John Prescott as 'a model of the communities we have to build', Abode combines the sense of occasion afforded by one-off houses with the economies of volume house building.

  • Accordia

    Accordia

    Cambridge

    This exceptional residential scheme close to the centre of Cambridge has been fitted densely into a site which formerly housed government offices and prefabricated WWII buildings.

  • Bishops Walk

    Bishops Walk

    Ely, Cambridgeshire

    This group of dwellings is set in an extremely sensitive location between Ely Cathedral and the Great Ouse River.

  • Cala Domus

    Newhall, Harlow

    Cala Domus is the third phase of Newhall, a development of 2800 homes on an 81 hectare site on the outskirts of Harlow.

  • Grange View

    Grange View

    Henlow, Bedfordshire

    Grange View is a low-density development of houses and flats on a commercial site in the middle of the 'large village' of Henlow.