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Parade Park, Phase 1

Parade Park, Phase 1
ASA  Listed Building 2008

A major residential redevelopment of a brownfield site east of Glasgow’s city centre and close to Glasgow Cathedral and the famous Necropolis.

The urban design strategy provides contemporary buildings using a blend of materials, massing, scale and density to create a new city neighbourhood. The layout maximises landscaped areas that have been used to mask parking areas. Blocks are arranged in a series of terraces, courtyards and pavilions, with landscaped amenity areas, and undercroft parking.

Innovative approaches to shared surface landscaping have been applied to create a landscape where the pedestrian has clear priority, which in turn is enriched by the permeability of the site and the insertion of a ‘linear’ park, a valuable asset in terms of green space accessible to all. The concept that the site is a green space or canvas, with an urban layout overlaid is clear and vibrant.

PROJECT: Parade Park, Phase 1
CLIENT: Bellway Homes Scotland Ltd
ARCHITECT: Holmes Partnership
Parade Park, Phase 1
Parade Park, Phase 1
Main Contractor:  Bellway Homes
Photographer:  John Cooper

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