Urban Design

Yelland, North Devon

Located to the north west of Yelland, this award-winning Barratt and David Wilson residential development will comprise:

·         135 dwellings (incorporating apartments with a mix of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes),

·         48 Affordable homes,

·         374 car parking spaces,

·         Provision of a large area of open space with estuarine character,

·         Comprehensive landscaping scheme,

·         Organic children’s play area,

·         New community allotments,

·         Community orchard, and

·         Nature conservation area.

The development is designed to a high standard and has been accredited with a Building for Life Outstanding Award. The approved design comprises:

·         A distinctive identity responding to the local context, referencing local materials and architectural features,

·         Vistas and views to provide visual connections with the surrounding area,

·         A green pedestrian/cycle route that will link from West Yelland Road to the Tarka Trail, and

·         Carbon reduction across the development via the integration of renewable technologies.