Case Study: The Racecourse Newbury
Case study The Racecourse Newbury
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Product: Golden Brindle and Charcoal block paving, Aquaflow® SUDS with Red Brindle permeable paving
Developer: David Wilson Homes
A range of Formpave’s block and permeable paving has been specified by David Wilson Homes for its new £350 million development, The Racecourse Newbury.
The project is a joint venture by David Wilson Homes Southern and Newbury Racecourse to regenerate the 106-year-old site. Work is expected to take up to 10 years and will include improvements to the racing, hospitality, conference and events facilities, as well as providing up to 1,500 new homes.
Formpave is providing 8,000m2 square metres of Golden Brindle and Charcoal Grey block paving from its Royal Forest collection. In addition, the company is supplying Red Brindle permeable paving incorporating its Aquaflow Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS).
David Wilson Homes specified Formpave’s SUDS system to meet sustainable criteria under the Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM and to reduce the risk of local flooding.
David Wilson Homes’ project manager Daniel Pavely said: “Formpave offers a large range of paving options and colours which meant they were able to provide the perfect paving to complement the new homes and the surrounding area.”
Formpave has provided paving solutions to David Wilson Homes on a range of developments, using its design service to offer a bespoke solution that suits each project’s criteria.
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