Key benefits

The proposed development will:

  • Reuse a redundant brownfield site, contributing to RBWM’s housing needs
  • Provide housing in a sustainable location, close to local shops, services and public transport
  • Provide both rented and shared ownership affordable homes
  • Incorporate high-quality designs and materials, and respond positively to the adjacent Conservation Area
  • Provide on-site open space, including the central green
  • Increase the amount of permeable surfaces plus tree and shrub planting on-site through a comprehensive landscaping scheme
  • Improve the street scene to both road frontages through appropriately designed building and new green frontages and soft landscaping
  • Decrease the number of Heavy Goods Vehicle movements to the site and provide sufficient on-site parking to serve the new homes, Permanent closure of existing poorly located vehicular access points
  • Provide an improved footway width to Furze Platt Road and improved pedestrian crossing
Proposed internal view of the site