Lot 2, North West Cambridge Development

264 key worker residential units, retail units and social spaces.

The works consisted of the construction of nine buildings, substations, cycle pavilions, feature walls and paving for the University of Cambridge forming the heart of a new district, Eddington to the northwest of the city centre of Cambridge.

  • Main Contractor: Wates Construction
  • Architect: Stanton Williams
  • Project Value: £4,500,000
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Completed 2019

‘The palette of materials, predominantly brickwork, reflects the traditional materiality found in the domestic architecture of Cambridge. At ground level this expresses itself as a brick plinth connected visually with the materials and activities within the landscape. Above this level the building forms are strongly articulated through use of recessed brick piers and horizontal precast concrete cills, with the level of detail on different buildings varied to respond to the character of specific spaces.’

Stanton Williams, Architect
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