Delivering Quality PlacesLouise WymanArea ManagerNovember 2011
Contents§  Current delivery context at the    HCA§  Design at the HCA§  Principles of making great    places§  Localis...
Current delivery context§  Limited public funding§  Investment and Enabling§  HCA investment is focused on 4    key are...
Our role in landHCA Land§  Existing P&R commitments§  Accelerated disposal sitesOther government land§  Technical suppo...
HCA’s investment roleAffordable Homes Programme 2011-15§  £4.5bn (£2.3bn existing    commitments)§  146 RP’s selected§ ...
Design and Delivery at the HCA§  The HCA’s existing    Design and Quality    Standards 2007 retained    for the 2011- 15 ...
Next steps for design in the AHPQuality audit, feedback frompartners and site visitsLearning from evidence:§  external de...
Putting communities in charge§  AHP scope for community-led    projects and access to funding§  Enabling and sign-postin...
Creating Quality PlacesThe Housing and Regeneration Act 2008HCA’s statutory objects to:§  improve the supply and quality ...
Creating Quality Places
Creating Quality Places
Principles of Place Making1. Places for people#
Principles of Place Making2. Enrich the existing#Retail Arcades, Leeds#    Corn Exchange, Leeds#
Principles of Place MakingEnrich the existing#Shoe factory, Northampton#   Upton, Northampton#
Principles of Place Making3. Make the Connections#                             Grey Street, Newcastle#Quayside, Newcastle#
Principles of Place Making                               Make the Connections#More London to Tower Bridge#   Millennium Br...
Principles of Place Making4. Mix use and form#                       Round Foundry Leeds#
Principles of Place Making5. Work with the Landscape#
Principles of Place MakingWork with the Landscape#
Principles of Place Making6. Manage the investment#
Principles of Place Making7. Design for Change#
Principles of Place MakingDesign for Change#High Line, New York#   Albert Dock, Liverpool#
HCA in the MidlandsGreen Street, The Meadows, Nottingham                               §  Blueprint scheme               ...
HCA in the MidlandsGreen Street, The Meadows, Nottingham§    38 3&4 bed homes§    Code level 4§    BfL Gold§    Bold p...
HCA in the Midlands§  Upton, Northampton                         §  1,380 new homes                             all EcoH...
HCA in the Midlands§  Attwood Green, Birmingham
Conclusions§  HCA’s work with local partners key    to delivering Government’s    objectives on localism and growth§  We...
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  1. 1. Delivering Quality PlacesLouise WymanArea ManagerNovember 2011
  2. 2. Contents§  Current delivery context at the HCA§  Design at the HCA§  Principles of making great places§  Localism: Delivering for local communities
  3. 3. Current delivery context§  Limited public funding§  Investment and Enabling§  HCA investment is focused on 4 key areas: •  Affordable housing •  Renewal of existing social housing stock •  Land and regeneration •  Economic Assets Programme§  Locally driven growth
  4. 4. Our role in landHCA Land§  Existing P&R commitments§  Accelerated disposal sitesOther government land§  Technical support to government departments - Health, Defra, Defence, TransportEconomic Assets Programme§  52 coalfield assets§  Over 300 further sites, value of £300m§  Local stewardship arrangements
  5. 5. HCA’s investment roleAffordable Homes Programme 2011-15§  £4.5bn (£2.3bn existing commitments)§  146 RP’s selected§  103 offers agreed§  43 contracts signed§  FirstBuy support for c.10,000 First Time Buyers “Helping deliver the Government’s ambition to build up to 170,000 new high quality affordable homes by 2015”
  6. 6. Design and Delivery at the HCA§  The HCA’s existing Design and Quality Standards 2007 retained for the 2011- 15 Affordable Homes Programme§  Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 as a Watermanʼs Place, Leeds# minimum standard on all grant funded schemes
  7. 7. Next steps for design in the AHPQuality audit, feedback frompartners and site visitsLearning from evidence:§  external design and open space could be improved§  Building for Life useful assessment toolAHP structure supportsearly stage design work Award-winning low carbon development# Cross Street South, Wolverhampton#with RP partners
  8. 8. Putting communities in charge§  AHP scope for community-led projects and access to funding§  Enabling and sign-posting: –  Improving access to information and expertise –  HCA community-led champions –  Working with LAs and RPs to explore community-led opportunities and share best- practice
  9. 9. Creating Quality PlacesThe Housing and Regeneration Act 2008HCA’s statutory objects to:§  improve the supply and quality of housing in England§  secure the regeneration or development of land or infrastructure in England§  support in other ways the creation, regeneration or development of communities in England or their continued well-being§  contribute to the achievement of sustainable development and good design in England, with a view to meeting the needs of people living in England.
  10. 10. Creating Quality Places
  11. 11. Creating Quality Places
  12. 12. Principles of Place Making1. Places for people#
  13. 13. Principles of Place Making2. Enrich the existing#Retail Arcades, Leeds# Corn Exchange, Leeds#
  14. 14. Principles of Place MakingEnrich the existing#Shoe factory, Northampton# Upton, Northampton#
  15. 15. Principles of Place Making3. Make the Connections# Grey Street, Newcastle#Quayside, Newcastle#
  16. 16. Principles of Place Making Make the Connections#More London to Tower Bridge# Millennium Bridge to St. Pauls#
  17. 17. Principles of Place Making4. Mix use and form# Round Foundry Leeds#
  18. 18. Principles of Place Making5. Work with the Landscape#
  19. 19. Principles of Place MakingWork with the Landscape#
  20. 20. Principles of Place Making6. Manage the investment#
  21. 21. Principles of Place Making7. Design for Change#
  22. 22. Principles of Place MakingDesign for Change#High Line, New York# Albert Dock, Liverpool#
  23. 23. HCA in the MidlandsGreen Street, The Meadows, Nottingham §  Blueprint scheme §  Built by Lovell §  Marsh Grochowski Architects
  24. 24. HCA in the MidlandsGreen Street, The Meadows, Nottingham§  38 3&4 bed homes§  Code level 4§  BfL Gold§  Bold placemaking§  Sustainable design
  25. 25. HCA in the Midlands§  Upton, Northampton §  1,380 new homes all EcoHomes ‘Excellent’ §  6 homes at Site D1 achieving Code Level 6 §  School, playing fields, SUDS
  26. 26. HCA in the Midlands§  Attwood Green, Birmingham
  27. 27. Conclusions§  HCA’s work with local partners key to delivering Government’s objectives on localism and growth§  We help LA’s deliver their communities’ local priorities§  Significant current opportunities –  Affordable homes programme –  Community led development –  Disposal sites –  Developing assets§  Commitment to quality places Crocodile Works, Birmingham
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