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City Park West development Chelmsford

Phase 2 City Park West, Chelmsford

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RPS provided architectural, landscape and fire engineering services under a design build appointment to cover the developed design through to and including construction for Phase 2 of the City Park West project.

The mixed-use scheme in Chelmsford, includes a mix of 426 rent and share ownership one and one bed apartments, four retail units, all with ground floor and basement parking spread over 9 linked blocks varying in height from four to 13 storeys, each having their own design characteristics within a common palette for the scheme.

Project name

Central Park, Phase 2

Client

Higgins Construction 

Location

Parkway, Chelmsford

Services provided

  • Architecture
  • Landscape architecture
  • Fire engineering
City Part West Chelmsford mixed-used development

Solution

Through close collaboration between architectural and fire engineering disciplines, our team were able to overcome means of escape and smoke control by using fire engineering solutions to maintain a design in line with client expectations whilst still satisfying requirements under building regulations.

Experience of high rise building design and legislative requirements for associated fire resistant construction allowed the redesign of client proposals to overcome the potential conflict between need for thermal insulation whilst maintaining fire resistance in compliance with legislation in an economically viable way.

426

residential units

10,176

square feet of retail space

241

parking spaces

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