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Mixed Use Regeneration Ambleside

Location Ambleside, Lake District National Park

Type Commercial mixed use development 

The scheme references local vernacular forms and materials to create a contemporary mixed use development of holiday lets and retail units. It forms an urban gateway and new public route from the central carpark into the town centre

Sustainability Strategy

PLACE +++ 

Urban conservation area in the Central Lake District 


Thermal comfort, natural daylight, public realm pedestrian zone


Thermal upgrade to existing fabric, SIPS timber frame for new extension, high performance windows/doors, gas boilers and radiators


Rainwater discharges into watercourse


Timber SIPS system, steel, glass, natural stone cladding, aluminium high performance windows and doors, timber floor finishes



Local developer, contractor and suppliers



Contemporary interpretation of traditional stone construction as response to sensitive conservation area site in Central Lakeland

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