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Wheatsheaf Works

Leicester

Urban Rhythm

172 new homes

JSP ARCHITECTURE

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Creatively designed with a contemporary twist, the Wheatsheaf Works offers modern living and features a combination of refurbished Grade II listed factory and clocktower buildings and some unique new townhouse designs, set around a landscaped courtyard.

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Existing Connections on site

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Existing Connections on site

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Red Site Boundary

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Red Site Boundary

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1. Connections

Masterplan

Layout of Site and Converted Factory

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Masterplan

Layout of Site and Converted Factory

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Old Factory Buildings to be kept/lost

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Old Factory Buildings to be kept/lost

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Views of Listed Building

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Views of Listed Building

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Nearby land use

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Nearby land use

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Northern entrance

Formal entranceways give way to shared space at turning and junction points

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1. Connections

Northern entrance

Formal entranceways give way to shared space at turning and junction points

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into the neighbourhood

1. Connections

Southern entrance

Formal entranceways give way to shared space at turning and junction points

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into the neighbourhood

1. Connections

Southern entrance

Formal entranceways give way to shared space at turning and junction points

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2. Facilities and services

Walking Isochrones Map

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2. Facilities and services

Walking Isochrones Map

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2. Facilities and services

Planned pedestrian routes

Planned pedestrian routes are shown in green to help reach certain facilities further afield

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2. Facilities and services

Planned pedestrian routes

Planned pedestrian routes are shown in green to help reach certain facilities further afield

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2. Facilities and services

19 minutes to the train station

19 minutes by foot to the train station

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2. Facilities and services

19 minutes to the train station

19 minutes by foot to the train station

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3. Public transport

Accessibility within development

Accessibility within development and cycle storage of 176 bikes turns a 19 min walk to the station a 7-10 minute cycle ride.

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3. Public transport

Accessibility within development

Accessibility within development and cycle storage of 176 bikes turns a 19 min walk to the station a 7-10 minute cycle ride.

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3. Public transport

Limited parking

Above ground parking space is limited

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3. Public transport

Limited parking

Above ground parking space is limited

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4. Meeting local housing requirements

Housing Integration

No affordable housing at this stage

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4. Meeting local housing requirements

Housing Integration

No affordable housing at this stage

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into the neighbourhood

4. Meeting local housing requirements

No affordable housing at this stage

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into the neighbourhood

4. Meeting local housing requirements

No affordable housing at this stage

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into the neighbourhood

4. Meeting local housing requirements

Housing Integration

No affordable housing at this stage

Integrating
into the neighbourhood

4. Meeting local housing requirements

Housing Integration

No affordable housing at this stage

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5. Character

Character Areas

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Character Areas

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5. Character

Courtyard space

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5. Character

Courtyard space

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5. Character

Gable elevations inspired by old roof angles

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5. Character

Gable elevations inspired by old roof angles

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5. Character

Design

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5. Character

Design

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5. Character

Gables

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5. Character

Gables

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5. Character

Listed Clocktower and Factory

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5. Character

Listed Clocktower and Factory

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5. Character

Brickwork

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5. Character

Brickwork

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5. Character

Elevation materials

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Elevation materials

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5. Character

Materials

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5. Character

Materials

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5. Character

Materials

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5. Character

Materials

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5. Character

Sections

Courtyard section and plants

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5. Character

Sections

Courtyard section and plants

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5. Character

Courtyard section

Courtyard section and plants

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5. Character

Courtyard section

Courtyard section and plants

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5. Character

Courtyard

Courtyard section and plants

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5. Character

Courtyard

Courtyard section and plants

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5. Character

Hard landscape materials

Sculpture, fences, benches, paviors

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5. Character

Hard landscape materials

Sculpture, fences, benches, paviors

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5. Character

Courtyard gazebo style

Sculpture, fences, benches, paviors

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5. Character

Courtyard gazebo style

Sculpture, fences, benches, paviors

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6. Working with the site and context

New entrance with view of tower

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6. Working with the site and context

New entrance with view of tower

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6. Working with the site and context

Area with view of tower

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6. Working with the site and context

Area with view of tower

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6. Working with the site and context

Exisiting views

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6. Working with the site and context

Exisiting views

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6. Working with the site and context

Which buildings will stay and go

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

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6. Working with the site and context

Which buildings will stay and go

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

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6. Working with the site and context

Existing buildings

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

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6. Working with the site and context

Existing buildings

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

Creating a Place

6. Working with the site and context

Existing buildings

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

Creating a Place

6. Working with the site and context

Existing buildings

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

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6. Working with the site and context

Conversion of listed building into apartments

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

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6. Working with the site and context

Conversion of listed building into apartments

The most historic listed clocktower and factory will remain as they have solid structures for refurbishment. The other buildings will be demolished to create space for new housing

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Streetscape

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Streetscape

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Section through road showing plots fronting onto road

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Section through road showing plots fronting onto road

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Home arrangement

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Home arrangement

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Road network relation

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Road network relation

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Corner building fenestration

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Corner building fenestration

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Corner building street perspective

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7. Creating well defined streets and spaces

Corner building street perspective

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8. Easy to find your way around

Central Street

The design of the development is focused on the curve of a central street with a defined snake-like bend that guides users throughout.

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8. Easy to find your way around

Central Street

The design of the development is focused on the curve of a central street with a defined snake-like bend that guides users throughout.

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8. Easy to find your way around

Landmark map

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8. Easy to find your way around

Landmark map

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8. Easy to find your way around

The central courtyard within the factory is also a key meeting place

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8. Easy to find your way around

The central courtyard within the factory is also a key meeting place

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8. Easy to find your way around

The clocktower is a landmark to users

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8. Easy to find your way around

The clocktower is a landmark to users

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9. Streets for all

Fascade

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Fascade

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Building facades close to street

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Building facades close to street

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Vertical landscape

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Vertical landscape

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Low kerbs

Chicanes, low kerbs and paving stone differentiation at shared space corners

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Low kerbs

Chicanes, low kerbs and paving stone differentiation at shared space corners

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Chicanes and paving stone differentiation at shared space corners

Chicanes, low kerbs and paving stone differentiation at shared space corners

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9. Streets for all

Chicanes and paving stone differentiation at shared space corners

Chicanes, low kerbs and paving stone differentiation at shared space corners

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9. Streets for all

Elevations face street to increase surveillance

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Elevations face street to increase surveillance

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Window/Door Placement

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Window/Door Placement

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Factory apartments elevation

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9. Streets for all

Factory apartments elevation

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View of common courtyard space

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9. Streets for all

View of common courtyard space

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9. Streets for all

Site plan with parking spaces

A quite low ratio of 0.96 spaces to 1 dwelling is planned for this development to kept car traffic low

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9. Streets for all

Site plan with parking spaces

A quite low ratio of 0.96 spaces to 1 dwelling is planned for this development to kept car traffic low

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10. Car parking

Spaces

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Spaces

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10. Car parking

Street

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Street

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Spaces

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Spaces

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10. Car parking

Garages

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10. Car parking

Garages

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Public Courtyard v Private Gardens

A Public Courtyard is shaped by housing facade while Private Gardens have fencing and or placed behind streets off the main road.

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11. Public and private spaces

Flower Beds

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Flower Beds

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11. Public and private spaces

Recycled materials

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Recycled materials

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11. Public and private spaces

Boundaries

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Boundaries

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12. External storage and amenity space

Plan Details

Bin Trucks have ample room at the end of the southern portion of the main road to turn

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12. External storage and amenity space

Plan Details

Bin Trucks have ample room at the end of the southern portion of the main road to turn

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12. External storage and amenity space

Cycle Space

Notice the Cycle Parking on pavement and room in back gardens

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12. External storage and amenity space

Cycle Space

Notice the Cycle Parking on pavement and room in back gardens

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