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Our innovative placemaking framework sets out eight design principles that define how Redrow achieve sustainable development on all of our sites.

Designing sustainable communities

Our eight design principles are:

Connecting with local communities and stakeholders at an early stage to identify local concerns that may inform the development proposals.

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Working to value and design around what is important locally, dovetailing developments to sensitively fit into the area.

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Creating new or improved connections between developments and the existing community by stitching streets and routes into the neighbourhood.

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Creating locally tailored, interconnected community infrastructure, providing opportunities for people to interact and socialise.

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Creating new or enhancing existing wildlife habitats and better connecting people to them through thoughtful design of public spaces.

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Recognising the street as an essential part of creating safe, attractive and friendly places to live, where neighbours can meet each other.

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Sustainable and socially cohesive communities are formed when there is a diverse mix of housing types and tenures.

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First impressions count; creating inviting, memorable entrances and building beautiful, distinctive homes.

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Designing sustainable communities

Hover over each of our eight design principles to find out more information

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Connecting with local communities and stakeholders at an early stage to identify local concerns that may inform the development proposals.

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Working to value and design around what is important locally, dovetailing developments to sensitively fit into the area.

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Creating new or improved connections between developments and the existing community by stitching streets and routes into the neighbourhood.

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Creating locally tailored, interconnected community infrastructure, providing opportunities for people to interact and socialise.

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Creating new or enhancing existing wildlife habitats and better connecting people to them through thoughtful design of public spaces.

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Recognising the street as an essential part of creating safe, attractive and friendly places to live, where neighbours can meet each other.

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Sustainable and socially cohesive communities are formed when there is a diverse mix of housing types and tenures.

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First impressions count; creating inviting, memorable entrances and building beautiful, distinctive homes.

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Kingsmead Garden Village

Find out how our excellence in placemaking has created a thriving community at Kingsmead

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