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Saxton Gardens, redevelopment in progress (Bank)
Colour imageNovember 2007 View of the first two blocks of The Parade, part of the former Saxton Gardens estate. Saxton Gardens was a series of tower blocks built in concrete in 1957 as council housing. They were standing vacant for years before being earmarked for re-development by Urban Splash. Architects Union North designed 410 new apartments and the exterior, seen in this image, was stripped back to the frame and completely re-clad. Part of the scheme includes a substantial green space for the use of residents.
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