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 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 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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Australia Road Case Study

This scheme won ‘Winner of Winners’ (the President’s Award) as well as Winner of the ‘Adding Value through Landscape’ category at the 2017 Landscape Institute Awards, and also an ICE London Civil Engineering Award 2016. It features innovative urban regeneration with SuDS, serving a school and making extensive use of concrete block permeable paving laid…

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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 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 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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Parkside Civic Centre Case Study

Concrete block and flag permeable paving define this multifunctional SuDS scheme that celebrates water, with flow control chambers to ensure full infiltration potential. This project is included in Innovations with SuDS Hard Landscape available here.

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Bewdley School Case Study

Around this new school, standard precast concrete units form rills handling rainwater from conventional concrete block paving and roofs – some via animated water features. An integral part of the landscape design, some rills are planted and feed rain-gardens and other SuDS features. This project is included in Innovations with SuDS Hard Landscape available here.

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Hazeley Academy Case Study

Designed by Robert Bray Associates, a comprehensive SuDS scheme serving this purpose-built school optimises concrete block permeable paving. Designed in terraced compartments with flow control, the permeable paving supplies a steady flow of clean water to ponds, demonstrably enhancing wildlife habitats. A new case study is available here.

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