Lightmoor: 22 years in the making

Sue Rowlands, director at Tibbalds, reflects on her role working on the Lightmoor project 22 years later... As a newly promoted Associate at Tibbalds in 1997, the feasibility study for a ‘new Bournville’ for the Bournville Village Trust (BVT) at Lightmoor, Telford was my first successful tender.  The then project director Andy Karski described it as … Continue reading Lightmoor: 22 years in the making

New communities – how is Harlow’s Newhall holding up?

"The quality achieved to date represents an impressive advance for UK residential street design, and deserves the attention and accolades attracted so far".  So said the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment in the late noughties, typical of the plaudits Newhall in Harlow, Essex, received in the early years of its comprehensive development under … Continue reading New communities – how is Harlow’s Newhall holding up?