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Le Tour Way

Architect/ Designer: Atkins Global
Client/Developer: City of York Council
Builder: Gentoo Tolent
Presented by: Geoff Davidson, Director, ARUP

This new housing development by the City of York Council occupies the site of an old waste disposal site and provides a total of 27 new homes – 9 of them apartments, and the rest houses – half of the total for council housing and half for open sale. The houses are well laid out internally to the Lifetime Housing Standard, providing future flexibility for their occupants. The choice of materials, the architectural composition and the landscape are simple but varied. We were particularly impressed that this very successful design has been pursued through the often difficult constraints of a local authority scheme and a design-and-build contract. By applying lessons learned from previous schemes, the Communities & Neighbourhoods Department has achieved a result well above the usual standards for residential developments of this nature.

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