Innovative Public Realm Regeneration – Tottenham, London

An important new case study explores urban realm regeneration projects in Tottenham, London. It exemplifies the growing potential of concrete block permeable paving in the hands of innovative designers to deliver SuDS and optimise synergy with street trees to address climate change. At White Hart Lane, a pilot designed using ‘Healthy Streets’ principles, extensive concrete…

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Bridget Joyce Square, Australia Road, London

Australia Road Case Study

The second edition of this case study highlights the impact of concrete block permeable paving as an irrigation source, sustaining street trees and green infrastructure, following a site visit some 5-years after completion. Its low-intervention, thin overlay technology enables sustainable reuse of conventional road bases and their embodied carbon, creating attractive, safe shared-surfaces. Capturing rainwater…

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Martlesham Park & Ride Suffolk

This project re-visit after 17-years continuous use assesses the long-term performance of permeable paving and its important benefits for urban trees. It was one of three older projects where field tests were undertaken by an Interpave member which demonstrated that, despite receiving no specific maintenance to improve permeability, concrete block permeable paving still provided infiltration…

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Lamb Drove SuDS Monitoring

Lamb Drove Case Study

This project in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire demonstrates that SuDS work and should cost less than conventional piped drainage in terms of construction, maintenance and whole-life costs. It also highlights the robust performance of concrete block permeable paving with minimal maintenance requirements – and lower whole-life costs.   It demonstrates the use of as many SuDS techniques…

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Turnpike Lane, London

Turnpike Lane Case Study

The DIY Streets programme aims to empower local communities to develop tangible, sustainable and long lasting improvements within existing neighbourhoods. An essential component of the project is the use of precast concrete paving with a limited palette of colours and styles to establish local character and influence the way that drivers behave. The original 2012…

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Orchard Village, London

Orchard Village Case Study

A new case study is available exploring the transformative power for housing of inspired hard landscape design. Covering a 6 year period, it revisits the phased regeneration of Orchard Village – previously known as the Mardyke Estate – in east London, master-planned and designed by PRP. The case study features application of a restrained palette…

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Trafalgar Place, London

A case study is available. Around 3,500m2 of precast concrete block and flag paving, featuring enhanced surfaces and exposed granite aggregates, defines the urban landscape of this exceptional residential project, shortlisted for the 2016 Stirling Prize. Download Case Study here.

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Fleetwood Crescent, Peterborough

Fleetwood Crescent Case Study

Concrete block permeable paved drives, parking and adopted roads handle roof water as well, with flow control chambers limiting discharge to sewers. View a video dramatically demonstrating the performance of permeable paving >> A new case study is available here.

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London Cycle Super Highway, CS2

London Cycleways Case Study

This latest phase makes extensive use of an innovative, precast concrete kerb segregation system, specially designed and manufactured by an Interpave member for enhanced safety and time-saving installation. A new case study is available here.

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St George’s Primary School, Kidderminster

St George’s Primary School Case Study

This RIBA Award winning school displays an exemplary approach to sustainable drainage, with a SuDS and landscape scheme integrated into the overall project from the very start. Solving complex issues, the drainage scheme utilises several SuDS techniques – including concrete block permeable paving – within a fully developed management train. An Interpave case study is…

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