Timekeepers Square has scooped the Urban Regeneration Award at this year's Brick Awards.
Describing the scheme, the judges comments' said:
A most attractive development. The houses of Timekeepers Square have a distinctive high quality appearance complemented by public pedestrian walkways that are also very refined with formal planting, handsome paving, public sculpture and retained, mature trees.
The site has been well integrated into the local street pattern and existing access, respecting existing buildings, maintaining and enhancing important views.
The uncompromisingly modern design
draws on the proportion and massing characteristics of local Georgian terraced houses. High quality design and material is evident throughout and the choice of brick effective regarding colour and texture in
Consistently good workmanship throughout has resulted in a very attractive development that appears to be appreciated by residents and surrounding community.
Organised by the Brick Association, the annual awards celebrate the use of clay brick in every aspect of design and construction and have established a reputation as one of the industry’s most respected events. The urban regeneration category celebrates projects that have significantly improved an urban area, while demonstrating a substantial, appropriate and sensitive use of clay brick.
This year a record of 324 entries were submitted across 14 categories, with 85 projects making the final shortlist.