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North East case studies
Bounded by heavily trafficked trunk roads on two flanks and within a conservation area, this striking development of 26 flats and 34 town houses, all for private sale, is on a prominent steeply sloping site overlooking Durham city centre with its World Heritage Site of castle and cathedral.
At the eastern end of a formerly contaminated isolated site at Dunston Staiths, this development is the outcome of a mainstream housing developer’s response to designer Wayne Hemingway’s provocative criticism of the ‘Wimpeyfication’ of Britain by volume housebuilders.