New Garden Village

Gaydon & Lighthorne Heath, Warwickshire

Role: Lead Designer, Architect & Urban Designer RIBA Workstages 0 – 3

Studio Spicer Architects were commissioned to initially examine the scope of works and viability for a strategic housing development to be promoted in parallel with the emerging local core strategy.

The project consists of a new settlement, including the existing former MOD housing of Lighthorne Heath, to provide 3,500 new dwellings, a new village centre and employment zones.

In addition, the strategic allocation site provides 200 hectares of future development land for Jaguar Land Rover.

The Outline Planning Application was submitted in 2015 and approval in late 2016. Reserved Matters Application is being determined and start on site forecast for 2018.