Piccadilly Idea: new units for independent buisnesses, appartments and making use of the width for wider pavements

In the Open Brief we developed in the summer people want to be able to: See and access the Foss from Piccadilly, preferably via routes which allow circulation Develop small and independent businessesThey also wanted: For development between Piccadilly and the Foss to face onto the Castle area and make the most of the views … Read morePiccadilly Idea: new units for independent buisnesses, appartments and making use of the width for wider pavements

Foss Basin and crossing the Fishergate Gyratory

Today, we’re sharing the ideas for the Foss Basin. The Foss Basin came up time and again as a real missed opportunity. People find it as a quiet but also a quite inaccessible space. The meeting point of our two rivers is seen as a place of huge importance and potential….as a destination and as … Read moreFoss Basin and crossing the Fishergate Gyratory

Playing a part in creating a place: The vision for York Castle Museum

‘We already know we’re a museum which is loved. But the Castle Gateway project has helped us see it not just about us being a fantastic museum, it’s about how we can play a part in creating a place’ (Reyahn King, Chief Executive, York Museums Trust). Last week we released the vision for the new … Read morePlaying a part in creating a place: The vision for York Castle Museum

Alternative city centre car parking idea: a multi-storey on St George’s Field

Today we’re releasing the second of the ideas for the Castle Gateway area. In order to make the new public space on what is currently Castle Car Park possible, many people said that we needed to address city centre car parking. In the Open Brief we summarized this as: See car traffic and parking dealt … Read moreAlternative city centre car parking idea: a multi-storey on St George’s Field