Parkside Mixed Use Development, Surrey
Stage: From concept to completion
Client: Mallino Developments
Appointment: 2013 – 2015
A 40,000 m2 mixed use development in Surrey that reconnects the high street to the community park and creates a new civic focus.
The development creates a retail arcade that includes a supermarket, shops, cafes and restaurants. The arcade connects the high street to the park and incorporates a central public galleria that provides a focus for the retail and a new civic space.
Located above the retail are a series of a 3 to 5 storey residential pavilions that have been designed to optimise views to the park and have access to a private roof garden above the retail.
As part of the development, the park will be enhanced to create a special place for both local residents and visitors. The scheme aims to attract new visitors to the local area, thus supporting the sustainability of the town centre.
A masterplan design for the world’s first cable car and commercial centre to connect two countries.
Our vision for the external appearance is inspired by the client’s ‘Two Countries – One City Concept’. The cableways represent the two countries. For each we have created a roof grid structure that radiates out from the cableways. The two grids are then fused together to create the roof structure which symbolises the ‘Two Countries – One City Concept’.
Our masterplan transforms the Golden Mile promenade and creates a symbolic gateway between Russia and China. On arriving by cable car visitors will flow through the commercial zone into a new city park which will act as the urban gateway to the city.
The level one plan accommodates the public galleria within a radial atrium that faces onto the new city plaza. Within the public galleria we have located a new art gallery integrated into a commercial retail zone and service zones. To the west of the terminal building we have located the car park and to the east we have located the service and delivery road and area.
People departing for the cable car will circulate up from the public galleria to the departures cross border hall and duty-free shopping areas. People will depart to the cable car via third floor departure lounge and cable car platforms.