We were appointed by Broxtowe Borough Council to provide evidence and deliver design review workshops to inform sustainability appraisal work and to help secure greater public buy-in for housing.
The team provided heritage advice and evidence in support of appraising reasonable alternatives for site allocations. Our multidisciplinary Design Review Panels were involved in a number of workshops, providing design support and advice on sites within Broxstowe with potential for residential development.
Site Design Advice Notes were produced following a series of workshops with Broxtowe Borough Council. The workshops involved setting up a panel with a range of disciplines which included urban design, landscape architect, highways and conservation working with the planning authority, landowners, agents to:
The workshops provided an opportunity to gain expert design advice at the site allocation stage, support local plan work, provide a clear steer for developers and improve the quality of the built environment.