Tag Archives: Mick Timpson Urban Design

Down at the seaside…

MTUD have joined in with way finding architects, Placemarque to develop a way finding, identity and town centre investment framework for Littlehampton on the West Sussex coast. The project involves developing a strategy, which will link the town centre back into its seafront and beach and the new River Arun Promenade now under construction.

Nothing lasts for ever…

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Mick talked on Change, at the last 4×4 event in Manchester, 26th March. The final theme change looked at how we understand and shape change in the Human City.  Mick’s talk ranged from Gordon Cullen, the conscious de-coupling of Paltrow and Martin, the Big Bang and trips to North Wales…

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin

West Gorton takes shape…

Mick’s original master plan for 1000 new homes at West Gorton, East Manchester is starting to take shape. Demolition has begun on the first of the two tower blocks and most of the original Radburn housing is gone. First phase homes are complete along with two large apartment buildings and a series of terraces and semi-detached villas which are starting to put proper streets back into the community again.