Neighbourhoods case studies

  • Stonebridge Hillside Hub, Harlesden, London

    Stonebridge Hillside Hub crowns 14 years of regeneration on the Stonebridge Estate in north-west London. It provides 59 mixed-tenure apartments in a popular public building which brings together residential, community and commercial use.

  • Fairfield Park, Stotfold, Bedfordshire

    A large former hospital site has been transformed to create 1,200 homes with facilities that include a school and playing fields. Fairfield Park is a high-quality development built by eight different housebuilders following a coherent design code.

  • Stanmore Place, Harrow, London

    Stanmore Place – a high-density scheme of 196 homes – stands out from its suburban neighbourhood. A large lake and lush planting deals with flood risk from the Edgware Brook and the avoidance of on-street parking adds to its attractiveness.

  • be: Newhall, Harlow, Essex

    be: Newhall is the latest phase in a development commissioned by an enlightened landowner working with a strong masterplan and an urban designer. The terrace housing has a distinctive courtyard design, and reflects local traditions such as Essex barn structures and materials.

  • Cometa, Kingsmead Road, High Wycombe

    Cometa is a distinctive, contemporary response to a small, suburban infill site. The 12 homes have strong architectural quality, exploit views well and are light and airy. The scheme makes a positive contribution to the local character and to the street scene.

  • Water Colour, Redhill, Surrey

    Exceptionally strong landscaping sets this scheme apart. It creates a series of attractive public spaces and gives the development of 523 homes a distinctive character.

  • Coin Street Community Builders, London

    Coin Street Community Builders have developed a mixed-use community in the heart of the capital where innovative social housing developments, commercial and cultural organisations exist side by side.

  • Bankside Urban Forest, Southwark

    Bankside Urban Forest is a public space regeneration project in south London.

  • St Stephens Masterplan, Norwich

    CABE enabling worked with Norwich City Council to create an outline masterplan for the St Stephens area of the city.

  • Raunds and Irthlingborough Townscape Improvements, Northamptonshire

    Two small urban design interventions had a disproportionately positive impact on the town centres of Raunds and Irthlingborough.