Bluepencil Designs were commissioned by Inland Homes to design and achieve a detailed planning consent for 39 new homes on this site in Tiptree. The site is surrounded by residential development and the challenge was to ensure that the proposed new development fitted seamlesly into the existing neighbourhood, whilst also creating a unique sense of place. Colchester Borough Council were keen to see all aspects of the Essex Design Guide applied to the design. The masterplan and individual dwellings were produced in Revit to meet planning policy and also building regulations, making the production of working drawings efficient and straight-forward for the client, with no further adjustments required. Consent was granted in February 2016.
The completed development is now a Case Study in the Essex Design Guide:
The urban design characteristics of the proposed development as recommended by the EDG take their references from the urban design characteristics of Traditional built form in the towns and villages of Essex. Key characteristics of the development in response to the EDG include:
Bluepencil Designs always produce first class, professional work and respond to our requirements quickly and thoroughly
Design Director, Inland Homes