The development at Herberton Street is a PPP (Public Private Partnership) mixed-
The complex brief asked for a wide range of residential tenures to be accommodated. Social, affordable, private rented and owner-
A key component of the development was the careful management of the streetscape and in particular the animation of shops and facilities. Apartments were delivered over the shops with access from the street helps focus pedestrian traffic helping in the passive security of the spaces. Residents were also provided with raised courtyards allowing safe and secure play space and amenity.
The development reopens previously closed circulation routes, extending roads through the site and providing a new public space as a focus for the wider community. New leisure amenities include a community centre and crèche, leisure centre and an all-
All council tenants remained on site throughout the rebuilding, protecting the existing community and its social structure. The new development not only reinvigorated the spaces but the provided the tenants with quality design accommodating modern space standards, including storage space and private open space which is generous throughout.