City Fields, Wakefield

Client: Consortium of Miller Homes, Stretton Estates & Grantley Developments

MPSL were appointed by a consortium consisting of Miller Homes, Grantley Developments & Stretton Estates & Project Managed by DDC. Our task was to Masterplan & Develop designs for the overall development which was split into phases & covered by a blanket Outline Planning Permission which included a council led Design Brief.

Key Stats

Development Size

71.252ft

Year of Approval

2018/19

Properties

858 Penthouse Suite

Key Stats

Area

71.25Ares

Year

2019

Properties

858

The Proposal

The application consisted of 4No Reserved Matters Planning Applications, each Phase included character areas, focal buildings, landscaping, SUDS solutions amongst other key design characteristics. Within the Phases parcels were identified for other clients including Redrow Homes & Wakefield Housing. In total more than 850 No units have been planned.

The Challenges

The sheer size of this site, ensured there was always a challenge. Tight timescales were also a factor whilst servicing the needs of the consortium & the Local Authority.

The Outcome

Two of the Four phases now have Planning Consent with the other two ongoing. MPSL have worked hard with our clients to ensure a high quality design with a strong focus on building design, strong form, green space & high quality landscaping.