A Northumbrian Cycling Circuit?

On January 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

Working on the Dissington Garden Village project, a suggestion came forward at a consultation event from Local Road Cyclists and British Cycling that new sports facilities could include a new “Closed Road Cycling Circuit”. There are all sorts of reasons to get excited about Dissington from a cycling perpective, for more on…

Dissington Garden Village – Exemplar Design

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After a lot of work from all involved the planning application for the Dissington Garden Village is now live, and being considered by Northumberland County Council. The project delivers a new village of 2000 homes, as well as nearly half a million sq ft of community, education, and employment space. A…

Defining the challenges: Creating Streets For All

On August 10, 2016, Posted by , In Almere Blog,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With No Comments

I’m currently working on the Masterplan for a “Locally Led Garden Village”. In some ways it’s early days, the site boundaries for new housing won’t be fixed until latter in the year after spending some time talking to the public. In other ways the thinking on how we get this…