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Curzon Street Site Evaluation

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Transcript of Curzon Street Site Evaluation

Presented by J Mason
Location
Constraints
Curzon Street Station - Grade I listed,
The Woodman Public House - Grade II listed,
Ashted Canal Locks - Grade B locally listed,
Railway Viaduct - Grade II listed,
The Eagle and Tun Public House - Grade B locally listed.
Locally Listed Structures
The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proofhouse - Grade II* listed
Access Road through Plot B:
Right of way to Network Rail yard,
Access required to Curzon Gateway,
Road not to removed - incorporated into new design,
Road alteration/removal will cause additional cost and time implications,
Access road through site to be maintained and incorporated into design
Mass of concrete on site:
Raised area of 1m (approx),
Additional time and cost implications,
Excavation and removal required - option of re-use of material on project.
On Site
Railway:
Digbeth Branch Canal:
Local Area
History
Environment
Access required,
Construction causing rail un-settlement
Design considerations regarding railway noise and vibrations.
Environmental considerations,
Construction causing canal un-settlement,
Use of canal must remain unaltered during construction.
Over-sailing of plant:
Permission required when neighbouring boundaries are crossed by machinery, at any height.
Local Road Network:
Increased use on roads due to construction traffic,
Consideration of traffic management,
Consideration of road maintenance throughout project,
Site delivery planning to ensure project efficiency and reduce demand on road network at peak times.
Birmingham East Side City Park:
Design must ensure that over-shaddowing is not caused,
Increased levels of public within the immediate area,
Design considerations regarding park noise levels.
Local Area
"BCC is committed to a systematic transformation of the city to provide a sustainable future for the people of Birmingham".
Sustainability - Birmingham City Council
Conclusion
Site
Heritage
Contextual
Sustainability
Plot B, Elongated and south facing with an existing access road running through it
References
Curzon Street Site Evaluation
North
East
South
West
Presented By Gareth Flower
Presented By Liam Lyon
Constraints:
Birmingham City Council. Listed Buildings [online] Available from: http://www.birmingham.gov.uk [Accessed 07/10/2012]

British Listed Buildings. Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House [online] Available from: http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk [Accessed10/10/2012]

The Proposed City Park Site: Birmingham City Centre. By Malcolm Hislop [online] Available from: http://www.archaeologydataservice.ac.uk [Accessed 07/10/2012]
Birmingham City Council. 2011.Big City Plan. [online] Birmingham City Council. Available at: < http://bigcityplan.birmingham.gov.uk/> [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham City Council. 2011.Big City Plan Eastside Masterplan. [online] Birmingham City Council. Available at: < http://bigcityplan.birmingham.gov.uk/> [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham City Council. 2010. Sustainability. [online] Birmingham City Council. Available at: < http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/> [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham City Council. 2010. Nechells Demographics. [online] Birmingham City Council. Available at: < http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/> [Accessed October 2012].

Bullring Birmingham. 2006. Bullring Success. [online] Oxford Consultancy. Available at: < http://www.bullring.co.uk/ [Accessed October 2012].

National Biodiversity network. 2012. Conference picture. [online] National Biodiversity network. Available at: < http://www.nbn.org.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

West Midlands Police. 2011. Digbeth Crime Figures. [online] West Midlands Police. Available at: < http://www.police.uk/> [Accessed October 2012].
Local Area:
Presented By Dominic Skinner
Site Area: 44965.6 m2
Plot Area: 4917.4 m2
Nechells Wards


Birmingham City Council. 2011.Big City Plan. [online] Birmingham City Council. Available at: < http://bigcityplan.birmingham.gov.uk/> [Accessed October 2012].

GOOGLE EARTH version 6.2.2.6613 (2012). Birmingham, 52°28'58.05"N, 1°53'9.44"W, 716m. [Oct 2012]. Available from: http://code.google.com/apis/earth/

Ken Cronin (2012). Curzon Street Masterplan CAD with access road, lecture notes distributed in the topic Design Implementation 1. Birmingham City University, Birmingham on 1/10/2012.

Mason, Jonathan “Birmingham Location” [PDF map], Scale 1:200,000, OS Strategi [geospatial data], Updated Oct 2012, Ordnance Survey, GB. Using: EDINA Digimap Ordnance Survey Service, <http://edina.ac.uk/digimap>, Created: Oct 2012
Location:
1920
1920
1950
1950
1970
1970
Presented By Liam Barnett

DigiMap. 2012.Ancient Roam. [online] 1920s Historical Map. Available at: < http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

DigiMap. 2012.Ancient Roam. [online] 1950s Historical Map. Available at: < http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

DigiMap. 2012.Ancient Roam. [online] 1970s Historical Map. Available at: < http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

SkyscraperCity. 2010. Curzon Gateway. [online] Curzon Gateway Site Plan. Available at: < http://skyscrapercity.com/ > [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham Big City Plan. 2011. Eastside City Park. [online] Eastside City Park Photograph. Available at: < http://bigcityplan.birmingham.gov.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham Big City Plan. 2011. Eastside Multi-storey Car Park [online] Eastside Multi-story Car Park Photograph. Available at: < http://bigcityplan.birmingham.gov.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

Ikon Gallery. 2012. Curzon Street Station Ikon Gallery [online] Curzon Square Proposed Visuals. Available at: < http://www.ikon-gallery.co.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

World Architecture News. 2008. Curzon Park Scheme [online] Curzon Park 3D model. Available at: < http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/ > [Accessed October 2012].

Associated Architects. 2011. BCU BIAD [online] BCU BIAD Proposed Render. Available at: < http://www.associated-architects.co.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

Associated Architects. 2012. BCU Phase II [online] BCU City Centre Campus Phase II Proposed Visual. Available at: < http://www.associated-architects.co.uk/ > [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham City University. 2010. BCU City Centre Campus [online] BCU City Centre Campus Site Plan. Available at: < http://www.flickr.com/birminghamcityuniversity > [Accessed October 2012].

Birmingham City University. 2010. BCU City Centre Campus [online] BCU City Centre Campus 3D Render. Available at: < http://www.flickr.com/birminghamcityuniversity > [Accessed October 2012].
History:
Environment:
Environment Agency. (2012). Flood Map. Available: http://maps.environment-agency.gov.uk/wiyby/wiybyController?x=531500.0&y=181500.0&topic=floodmap&ep=map&scale=3&location=London,%20City%20of%20London&lang=_e&layerGroups=default&textonly=off. Last accessed 22nd October 2012.

Met Office. (2012). Met Office Historical Data. Available: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/climate/uk/. Last accessed 20th October 2012.

Skinner, D, 2012. Own Image. 1st ed. Proposed Site: N/A.
Planning
Designs need to compliment Birmingham and the sites rich history
Minimise impact on local infrastructure whilst enhancing the local community
Improve connectivity and walk-ability with the City Core whilst implementing key policies in BCC Big City Plan and UDP
Maximise efficiency to provide a sustainable environment that will be enjoyed for many generations
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