first_imgHome » News » Land & New Homes » Newcastle scheme wins award previous nextLand & New HomesNewcastle scheme wins awardThe Negotiator28th October 20160659 Views A Tyneside housing scheme which combines traditional community values with modern sustainability has won a prestigious award.The Malings at Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle was the Supreme Winner at the Housing Design Awards, the latest award for the £14m private residential scheme by Carillion igloo Ltd.The scheme is now being held up as an example of best practice, having fulfilled the major criteria for the awards: “to explain what residents think about innovative design and whether it can be replicated.”David Roberts, Director at igloo said receiving the award was confirmation of the importance of the scheme as an exemplar on the national stage.“We were attracted to the possibility of building new homes in the Ouseburn Valley, but recognised the challenges this would give us – industrial sites, gritty urban character, sensitive riverside ecology,” he said.“Our approach is always the careful selection of architects working with the community and the result at The Malings has been homes that people love, significant quantifiable value generation and a genuine contribution to this important part of Newcastle.”The creation of the Malings – on the site of the old Maling Pottery – is part of the revival of Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley which now houses the city’s creative quarter in what was once a heavily industrialised area.Newcastle scheme new housing scheme The Mallings Tyneside housing scheme October 28, 2016The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more