We proposed to reintroduce the River Gaywood along the northern boundary to create a new identity to the upper edge of the site, ideal for pedestrian and cycle paths, a community based activity node plus directly links to the town center and a wider green route back to Kings Lynn Station. The architectural design strategy envisaged up-cycling the existing buildings on the site by retaining the basic structure and adding parasitic additions to build a cluster form of dwelling typologies.
The cluster is made up of five housing typologies, ranging from family house to live / work unit each with its own identity and amenity space. This provides a new contemporary identity to the site that reflects the environmental aspirations for the future as well as allowing a tenure blind development to be a realistic goal. Our principal intention was to provide a balanced mix of housing typologies and tenures, to create a sustainable urban neighbourhood with aspirational and affordable dwellings for families, individuals and couples to live as part of a communi