Urban Splash Newsplash - September 2018
Welcome to our September edition of Newsplash - a monthly round-up of all things Urban Splash, featuring new homes, scheme launches, commercial news and much more.
This month, we've got updates on new homes in Bristol, Bradford and Birmingham, we "come of age" with the reveal of our refreshed brand identity, as well updates from our commercial schemes in Liverpool and exciting news about the launch of our "It Will Never Work" book and exhibition in London this September.
New homes for Bradford, Bristol & Birmingham
A whole new look
We’ve “come of age” with a refreshed brand identity to mark our 25th year in business. Our new brand book gives an insight into what drives us (available to download from our Resources page), and we've also produced a short brand film that you can watch above.
"It Will Never Work" launches at RIBA London
The tour continues as “It Will Never Work” opens at RIBA London on Monday 16 of September with a special VIP event where we will also be launching our latest book. Following on from Transformation, It Will Never Work explores the 25 year history of Urban Splash via our award winning projects (401 and counting). Get in touch to register your interest in a copy.
New workspaces in Liverpool
A new common room, break out space, hot desking facilities and an urban garden are just some of the new features we’ve created as part of a programme of refurbishments to work space at Vanilla Factory in Liverpool.
How we've created Bristol's Copper Building
Meet Nick Brown of Bristol based Ferguson Mann architects; Nick’s designed our brand new Copper Building at Lakeshore. Here he tells us about the unusual inspiration behind the 136 new apartments soon launching at the scheme.
Planning at Park Hill
Work on the third phase of Park Hill in Sheffield will soon be underway thanks to the approval of our latest plans with student accommodation developer, Alumno. Together we’re creating a block of 70 apartments to accommodate 356 student residents. S1 artspace are also progressing plans for an bigger arts space at the scheme.
Home of the month - 28 Fab House
Designed by George Clarke, this two-storey, three bedroomed house at Smith’s Dock can be yours for just £210,000 – with Help to Buy available too. Fab House was built in our Urban Splash Modular factory and has plenty of unique design features including exposed beams and a bespoke birch ply staircase. We’ve got a special offer on for buyers this month too: sign up now, and we’ll contribute £5000 towards your furniture or flooring!
Unit of the month - 10.2 Matchworks
Unit 10.2 is part of the iconic Matchworks in South Liverpool. The 1,251 sq ft workspace is located in a redeveloped art deco building surrounded by loads of cool neighbours and a handy café. Just across the road, you’ll find the New Mersey retail park, while great motorway links and the airport are all close by. It’s yours for £11,259 pa.
Urban Splash in the press
“Irwell Riverside... sets a benchmark in funky, flexible, modular housing”
— The Sunday Times on House at Irwell Riverside
“The developer outlined plans to convert Plymouth's 14-storey Civic Centre into 144 apartments...”
— The Daily Mail on our plans for the Civic Centre
“Arrgh, the agonisingly painful feet after dancing like it was 1993!”
— Property Week look back on our 25th Anniversary celebrations!
Upcoming events and launches
Join our co-founder Jonathan Falkingham for a tour of our It Will Never Work exhibition in Birmingham.
Our Chairman Tom’s speaking at the Offsite conference in Manchester, taking place at the University of Salford.
It Will Never Work moves to RIBA in London, where we'll also be launching our new book; reserve your place below.
Tom is speaking in Manchester at TheBusinessDesk.com Property Professionals' lunch.
Also on 25 September, Jonathan takes part in a discussion on the 'Future of Housing' at RIBA London from 6pm.
We’re launching the first ever House by Urban Splash Town Houses for sale at Port Loop, Birmingham.
Join us for the launch of 136 brand new apartments at the Copper Building at Lakeshore in Bristol.
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