Paul Mew Associates was instructed by Quickdrop Limited to provide professional traffic consultancy services in support of a planning application at Marine Wharf East, Plough Way, Deptford, London. The site previously featured a large two-storey 1980s office building which has now been transformed to a new development of 183 residential apartments and 4 commercial units. An extensive Traffic Impact Assessment, Travel Plan, Stage 1 Road Safety Audit and other supporting documents/information were submitted with the planning application and during the planning application consultation process. The planning application was approved at committee in March 2014 and we are continuing to assist the developer with various tasks including the implementation of a Residential Travel Plan.
We are currently working with David Miller Architects and Westminster City Council on a new residential development on the site of a 1960's basement car park to provide around 60 new residential dwellings with associated parking and public realm improvement works. Key aspects of the project include the assessment of displaced parking and the provision of a new basement parking area in accordance with modern design standards. The basement will be designed to accommodate the projected parking demand as well as plant such that at street level active frontages can be provided on all elevations.
We have prepared a range of reports for the planning application and subsequent planning conditions including; a Transport Assessment, a Travel Plan, a Construction Logistics Plan, and a Service Management Plan. The scheme, which is now complete and currently in the process of being occupied, comprises of a mixed use development on the Olympic Fringe designed by Jestico & Whiles providing 665 sqm of commercial floor space and 191 residential units. Our assessment successfully dealt with issues including accessibility, access safety, parking provision and traffic generation to assess the impact on the local highway network. The application was approved at committee by unanimous vote in May 2011 and we are continuing to assist the developer with various tasks including the implementation of a Residential Travel Plan.
We are currently working on a mixed use scheme as part of the Fish Island regeneration project to the west of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The site, currently used as a waste transfer station, will be transformed to provide 476 residential dwellings along with 10,000 sqm of commercial floor space featuring offices, a mico-brewery, creative studios, an art gallery, retail space, cafe and restaurant units and a boat club. We have assisted by preparing a Transpoirt Assessment and Travel Plan and a chapter of the Environmental Impact Statement. The scheme is currently progressing through the planning process.
The regeneration of the Silchester Estate by Royal Borough Kensington & Chelsea in partnership with the Peabody Housing Trust has seen the creation of more than 100 new homes, a commercial retail unit and space to accommodate a variety of community uses. Part of a team including Haworth Tompkins and Conisbee, Paul Mew Associates successfully addressed issues surrounding the creation of a new mews road connecting Latimer Road Station and Freston Road and in particular its highways safety implications. Trip generation, parking provision, servicing arrangements and site layout were assessed and advised on accordingly.
Designed by Stock Woolstencroft, this scheme on the North Olympic Fringe and local to Leyton Orient football ground involves the redevelopment of the site to erect a three to six storey, 116 unit residential development plus 1000 sqm of artist studio space. Semi-basement parking for 53 cars including motorcycle and bicycle parking and 6 off-street parking spaces is planned, as is a new vehicular access to Dunedin Road. All transport issues were successfully addressed and the application was approved by committee in October 2011.
We have prepared Transport Assessments and Travel Plans for two developments on the Doddington Estate near Nantwich in Cheshire. The Doddington Estate is a privately owned historic country estate which has been home to the Delves Broughon family for over 650 years. A residential development of 102 new homes over 12 sites within the estate to be phased over a 15 year period will fund the redevelopment of the stately home to provide a new 120 bedroom hotel and spa. The hotel development was granted planning consent in 2016 and the residential application is currently progressing through the planning process.
L&Q Group were selected in February 2008 by the London Borough of Southwark as their preferred developer for Phase 1a and later Site 7 of the overall Aylesbury Estate regeneration scheme. The scheme is one of the largest projects of its kind in Europe and set to provide 4,200 new homes. Paul Mew Associates produced a Transport Assessment successfully addressing issues surrounding access, servicing arrangements and the formation of a new mews road, including the completion of a Road Safety Audit. A Travel Plan accompanied this application.
The preparation of a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan to accompany a planning application for a new student accommodation block and extension to the Festival Theatre in the Scottish Capital. The reports were specifically tailored to reflect the site's city centre location and the travel characteristics of university students.
The proposed scheme by Swan Housing Association allows for 149 residential dwellings, both houses and apartments, with 149 parking spaces. The application was supported by a Transport Assessment which assessed access/road safety, junction modelling and traffic impact, appropriate parking given the site's out-of-town location and new 'home zone' arrangements amongst other transport and highways issues. The planning application was approved and the development is currently under construction.