Client: O&H Properties
The practice was commissioned as planners, environmental consultants and urban designers for a major mixed-use urban development proposal on a former brickworks site in Milton Keynes.
The scheme consists of 1,650 homes, substantial employment opportunities, a community centre and a new urban park. We successfully secured an allocation for the site through the local plan process, before negotiating outline planning permission on behalf of the landowner.
Throughout this process we led a multidisciplinary team to overcome a range of complex technical issues including design, highways, contamination, landscape and ecology. This was achieved through continuous dialogue with the local authority, statutory organisations and local community, alongside the production of a range of information including an environmental statement, design code and planning statement.
The site was subsequently sold to a national housebuilder who is developing the scheme in phases.
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Terence O'Rourke is an award winning planning and design company, integrating these skills to help deliver exceptional projects.
Our team offers town planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and environmental planning (including environmental impact assessment, heritage and ecology) services. We have a unique skillset and approach that deals creatively with challenging planning situations to deliver commercially viable solutions across all sectors of the economy.
We work with nationally and internationally known clients including:
BAE Systems, BMW Rolls Royce, Grosvenor, McLaren and Warner Bros., major housebuilders and infrastructure providers and have worked on high profile projects and sites such as the Chewton Glen Hotel and Spa Tree Houses, the Clay Country eco-community, the Goodwood Estate, Luton Airport, Silverstone Park, Mercedes-Benz World, Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden and Studio Tour – 'The Making of Harry Potter.'