Projects > Gade Zone Redevelopment

Information Team
  • Client: Dacorum Borough Council
  • Size: 8,400sqm / 90,420sqft
  • Services: Master Planning
    Architecture
    Interior Design

Our proposals for the town centre Gade Zone area in Hemel Hempstead were selected by the Local Authority following a design and bid competition process. This extensive urban renewal scheme replaces the existing 1950s and 1960s ‘New Town’ buildings with:

  • A new Local Authority headquarters building of 8400sqm incorporating offices, a Council Chamber as well as registry, police, library and local voluntary services facilities.
  • Residential development in three new buildings of 3-6 storeys comprising around 200 units, including 30% affordable housing provision.
  • A new leisure complex including a seven screen cinema and a range of restaurant, café and support leisure facilities.

The Gade Zone area is part of a wider town centre regeneration called Hemel Evolution which is a broad regeneration initiative of Dacorum Borough Council including the restoration of the Listed Jellicoe Water Gardens and revitalisation of Marlowes at the heart of Hemel Hempstead.

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