Our project for 26 units, a mixture of flats, maisonettes and houses, with Loretto Housing Association and Merchant Homes has recently been granted planning consent. The £2.5million project is located on Glenburn Road, Hallglen in Falkirk. The well known 1970's estate is highly visible from the Edinburgh to Glasgow train-link.
Inspired by the robust forms of farm buildings that formerly occupied the site, the geometry of the blocks have been kept simple with a series of extruded pitched forms linked by a continuous garden wall, inspired by the remnant of stone wall at the corner of site.
The proposal incorporates three linked courtyard spaces defined by these pitched roof buildings ranging in size from paired houses to long flatted blocks. Each court is a shared surface ‘Home Zone’ containing space for parking, walking, cycling and play as required by the residents.