EMA Architects table 139 home Abbeyhill development
August 10 2015139 apartments in a series of four and six storey blocks for Bellway.
The Abbeyhill scheme would incorporate new roads and footpaths to enhance permeability through the site and is intended to reinforce the urban fabric of the surrounding area with new street frontages and a
In their design statement EMA noted: “The design will reinforce the urban fabric of the surrounding area and create a place with character and identity with high quality positive street frontages and maximum permeability and encourage social interaction. The massing and urban form will work well with the immediate surroundings and adjoining sites which are likely to be developed in the future.”
A landscape buffer will be included to the south to mitigate the impact of an adjoining railway line, including a mixture of hedges, railings, walls and footpaths.
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