Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

D5 Architects wins 'landmark' bus station

  • Comment
D5 Architects has won the competition to design the new 'landmark' bus station in Chatham, Kent ( Marks Barfield shortlisted for 'landmark' bus station ).

Contest organiser Medway Council 'unanimously' plumped for the Birmingham-based practice ahead of Marks Barfield, Space Craft Architects, NPS Property Consultants, Aedas and Arup.

The firm, which has previously worked on the inflatable Heathrow Airport bus and coach station ( D5 inflates vast roof for Heathrow ), will now be asked to come up with detailed designs for the £4 million facility.

The proposed station will sit on the site of the town's Sir John Hawkins Way car park, and will link to the existing pedestrianised High Street and rail station.

According to the judges, the practice showed both 'design flair' and a 'very early grasp of the issues facing Chatham.'

Part of the ongoing £20 million Medway Waterfront Regeneration Strategy, the scheme is billed as key to the improvement of the region's transport infrastructure, which will need to handle an expected 20 per cent rise in population over the next two decades.

by Richard Waite

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs