Increasing Residential Density in Historic Environments
This study explores the factors that can contribute to successfully delivering developments which increase residential density in historic environments. It uses a combination of literature review and case studies to provide a series of recommendations to support decision making.
The literature review covers a range of materials from government policy, other public bodies, academic research and practitioners. This is supported by ten case studies, drawn from across England. These identify the factors which have enabled these projects to provide greater residential density than the surrounding area, while creating successful places where people want to live.
The report's findings and recommendations cover 5 main themes:
Historic England commissioned Arup to carry out this research.
- Executive summary
- Literature review summary
- Case studies
- Key findings
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