Our competition-winning strategic plan for Brentwood town centre releases several car park sites to create a design which supports mixed use development, improves the gateway into the high street and shifts priority form the car to the pedestrian. In anticipation of the new Crossrail station, cycling and pedestrian links are also strengthened. All of these aims need to enhance the local character and be mindful of the unique historic setting.
An analysis of field data enabled us to clearly understand the area and wider context, and was undertook alongside a comprehensive market demand analysis by GVA, our viability consultants. The immediate changes we’ve proposed look at key public realm projects and site-specific developments to encourage better footfall through the area and attract smaller local businesses in and around the town centre.
The redevelopment of four key sites that creates urban linkages across the high street resulting in a new urban armature.