George Stowell 

Chartered Practice | Client Adviser

MORECOMBE SEAFRONT

Lead architect: Design competition entry for developer, Urban Splash.

Competition

Urban vision for stunning promontory seaside site overlooking Morecambe Bay and the South Lakes. Design including 3D technical studies for optimised solar benefit, strategy for connecting to town centre, affordable and private housing mix, business facilities, and outdoor sheltered live music venue during the summer season. The site was once occupied by Bubbles swimming pool and is presently proposed for Eden Project North by Grimshaw Architects.


Client: RIBA Competitions for developer Urban Splash

Budget: Circa £25m

Enhanced town centre connections

Solar study, 9am, 21st June

Solar study, 12am, 21st June

Solar study, 3pm, 21st June

Solar study, 6am, 21st June

Key aspects

Aerial view to Midland Hotel

Outdoor live music venue in the foreground with canopied urban park at the centre of a carefully orientated housing and business hub.

Masterplan

Enhanced urban realm and seamless hard landscape provides significant improvements in accessibility and footfall, benefitting both the new development, and existing town centre.