Case Study: The Avenue Case Study

Case study The Avenue Case Study

Client: The Friends’ School

Architect: Pollard Thomas Edwards

Location: Saffron Walden

Sector: Residential

The Avenue

The Challenge

To fund necessary improvements to the existing school and the build of a new junior school, a school in Saffron Walden decided to commission a development of 76 new homes on part of its site.

The site needed to include a range of housing from one-bedroom flats up to five-bedroom detached houses, as well as flats and small houses specifically designed for the over-55 market.

The Friends’ School

Pollard Thomas Edwards

Saffron Walden


The Solution

Forterra’s Hampton Rural Blend Ecostock Brick was used throughout the development, reflecting the neighbouring environment while enhancing the intrinsic qualities of the site.

The Benefits

The palette of materials within this development is traditional but the detailing is modern and confident. The development won a RIBA National Award in 2016.

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