Policemans Lane, Poole

NEW masterplanning worked on behalf of Wyatt Homes to design a masterplan to deliver 70 new dwellings incorporating a mix of apartments and larger family homes in Upton on the edge of Poole in Dorset. The new homes are constructed with a mix of materials including brick, render and timber and will be 2 and 2.5-storeys with some accommodation in roofspace. This complies with the development brief and is in keeping with the local character.  A green at the heart of the development incorporates a number of grand oak trees and provides the community with a shared amenity space.

The proposals include the provision of a Suitable Alternative Natural Green Space (SANGS) to reduce pressure on the heathland. It also required a visual and landscape appraisal and the design of an attractive landscaped bund along the A35 boundary. Dense landscape planting and bunds screen views and noise from the dual carriageway and give the impression of a rural edge.

NEW has recently completed the masterplan and application to deliver phase 2, providing an additional 92 homes of which 40% will be affordable.