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.