calfordseaden architects working with Local Authorities

The calfordseaden Architectural team is working with Maidstone Borough Council and Basildon Council to provide housing for areas in desperate need of new homes. 

Maidstone Borough Council appointed our team of architects to provide scheme designs for two sites in the centre of  Maidstone previously occupied by car parks. 

The schemes will deliver a mix of houses and apartments for rent and private sale. 

The first site will provide 40 new homes in a four storey block of apartments with undercroft parking. L shaped linear housing with integral parking has also been incorporated into the design, to create traditional terraces. 

The second site will provide 40 homes in a mix of houses and apartments for rent and private sale. Both schemes have had pre-apps and are due to be submitted for Planning permission this spring. 

Our architects have also been working on seven brownfield sites for Basildon Council.

The sites include disused community halls and redundant garage blocks, that are generally in poor condition and the focus of antisocial behaviour. The redevelopment of these sites has been championed by Basildon’s development team and brought to fruition by calfordseaden’s architects.

The 57 new dwellings will include two bedroom houses and apartments, which will contribute towards an identified need for housing that appeals to single people, couples and small families within the area.

To date four applications have been submitted for planning permission with the first scheme approved in January 2017.

For more information please speak to John Spence, Partner, on 01689 888 222 or

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