JCB masterplan, Uttoxeter

Masterplan and concept design for redevelopment of 9ha site of former JCB factory to provide new homes and a wide range of facilities. Winner of an RIBA competition, the masterplan is intended to strengthen the town centre and provide a legacy of the Bamford family’s association with Uttoxeter.

The masterplan includes a new public park with re-aligned brook, 260 new homes, 4200m2 retail, 5000m2 offices and community facilities.

Client: JC Bamford Excavators Ltd

Cost: £100+ million

Status: Outline consent 2011, Design Code 2016

Team: McDowell+Benedetti, Alan Baxter & Associates, Whitelaw Turkington/Grontmij, Max Fordham, Jackson Coles, Dickon Robinson, Colvin & Moggridge, Couch Consulting Engineers, Weetwood, Spilman Associates