Wokingham Town Centre - Peach Place Redevelopment
Wokingham, UK

Award-winning innovative regeneration in a historic town centre

Service

Architecture

Sector

Residential

Size

6,500 m2

Challenge

Wokingham’s rich heritage, quaint nature reserves and peaceful living environment make it a popular place to live. With the centre of the town in need of a major modernisation, we won a local authority competition to transform a tired and outdated structure and unsightly backland in the heart of the conservation area opposite the town hall.

Solution

Our proposal created a grand new public square reinforcing the civic heart of the scheme and its position within the town, surrounded by new retail, restaurants and recently developed residential apartments and townhouses. An elegant new streetscape linking into the square displays the scale and materials derived from a detailed analysis and interpretation of Wokingham’s historic architecture.

Result

The project was awarded the Royal Town Planning Institute’s award for Excellence in Planning a Sustainable Economy in April 2020 and a ULI Europe Award for Excellence in July 2021.

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