Baden Powell Close London, Dagenham Houses, Design, Flats, Architecture, Photo, Project

Baden Powell Close Dagenham Homes

New Housing in east London, by Dagenham Leisure Park design by Peter Barber Architects

18 May 2010

Baden Powell Close Housing

Homes for Southern Housing Group. Photos copyright Morley von Sternberg:

Design: Peter Barber Architects

Baden Powell Close Housing Design

The development is conceived as a terrace of 14 courtyard houses running the length of a long thin site running east to west, creating a hard edge of building to a new tree lined space at the south end of Baden Powell Close.

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The houses are designed to provide a high level of amenity, with two areas of private outdoor space and high levels of natural light. The design of the houses enables both a high level of privacy to the private courtyards, and an improved aspect for sunlight- with the notched profile enabling west light to flood the living space at first floor.

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The use of white render helps bounce light both internally and externally to ensure all spaces are flooded with natural light. The houses have dual aspect, both into their private courtyards, but also onto the public realm- with balconies and windows onto Baden Powell Close. This creates good natural surveillance and security and also gives activity and animation to the street. We hope in time this new housing in Dagenham will be personalised with pot plants, climbers, and pergolas.

This Dagenham housing development has been shortlisted for the RIBA Awards 2010.

Summary of Timetable

Planning Application: Sep 2006
Planning Permission granted: Dec 2006
Start on Site: Jun 2008
Completion on site: Sept 2009

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Baden Powell Close London – Building Information

Architects: Peter Barber Architects
Client: Southern Housing Group
Structural Engineer and Environmental Consultant: Brand Leonard Consulting Engineers
QS + Project Manager: Robert Lombardelli Partnership
Main Contractor: Kier Partnership Homes
Landscape: Peter Barber Architects
Highways Consultants: Peter Brett Associates
Environmental Consultant: Bespoke Builder Services Ltd

New housing in Dagenham London images / information from Peter Barber Architects

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Location: Dagenham, East London, England, UK

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