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WLR in local paper

2017-06-01T16:15:52+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Tags: , , |

WLR has been featured in this week's Windsor Express. The paper said: The appointment of architects to draw up an masterplan for the ambitious Windsor Link Railway (WLR) has been hailed as a 'very positive step' by the project's managing director. WLR announced on Monday that Somerset-based James Armitage Architects had been commissioned to produce design ideas and a 3D model to give the public a better idea of what the project could look like. James Armitage is on the Professional Framework of the [...]

WLR commissions architects

2017-06-01T16:27:52+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Tags: , , |

WLR is pleased to announce that it has commissioned James Armitage Architects to produce an indicative masterplan and design ideas for the Windsor Link Railway. James Armitage specialise in traditional and classic architecture and they are part of the Prince's Foundation for Building Community Professional Network. This means they are well-placed to understand Windsor's special status, as an internationally famous historic town and as a home as well as the needs and preferences of local residents today. The output of this work will enable [...]

What people want

2017-06-01T19:30:43+00:00 November 30th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

HRH Prince Charles has launched in Islington an excellent report by his Foundation for Building Community on making development popular, Housing Communities: what people want. This identifies principles that WLR is keen to emulate as part of the housing element of the project in Windsor. The foundation found clear themes emerging from their workshops with local people: The evidence from interviews and conclusions, from spontaneous answers and the questionnaire is remarkably consistent and clear. People want development that makes it easy and pleasant to [...]