Since the private rental sub-sector ‘Build to Rent’ (B2R) was thrown into the spotlight in 2012 it has gone from strength to strength. In the six years since Sir Adrian Montague’s report highlighted the potential of this housing model to help address the chronic housing shortfall, there are now 131,855 build to rent units either completed or planned across the UK.
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As we welcome the subtle hues of autumn, we take a look back at our project highlights from a stunning summer.
It’s been a productive summer at Deacon Design. As the practice continues to grow along with a greater diversity of commissions, we are relishing in developing ideas with our clients and design colleagues.
Since the successful delivery of the Phase 1 approval for North Stoneham Park in May 2017, we are delighted to have recently received reserved matters approval for Phase 2. Working for Highwood Homes and affordable housing provider Vivid, this next phase will deliver a further 514 dwellings and associated Green Infrastructure, Public Open Space and wider community benefits.
Deacon Design, working alongside Foreman Homes and HGP Architects have successfully secured detailed planning approval for the Phase II residential scheme at St Johns Road, Hedge End, near Southampton.
The scheme, which will comprise 106 new homes, will see the restoration of a wet woodland complete with boardwalks and viewing decks.
Set on top of the North Downs, Hawkinge offers stunning views above nearby Folkestone to the English Channel and French coastline. Located on the former RAF Hawkinge airfield, the site played an important role during WWII defending the skies above Kent and now provides a peaceful and beautiful location for “Later Living”.