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 

HEALTH + 

Thermal comfort, natural daylight, public realm pedestrian zone

ENERGY +

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

WATER +

Rainwater discharges into watercourse

MATERIALS ++

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

 

EQUITY ++

Local developer, contractor and suppliers

 

DESIGN +++

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