JTP’s Winchester masterplan is adopted by council

JTP plan for Winchester - view of the Broadway and Guildhall

Practice lauds crucial ingredient of ‘Winchesterness’

Winchester has formally adopted a JTP-led vision for the redevelopment of a 4.5ha chunk of its city centre after years of wrangling over £165m plans for a smaller scheme.

JTP was appointed to create a Supplementary Planning Document for the project in January last year after a previous scheme for a 2.3ha site known as Silver Hill foundered in 2015.

That project, drawn up by Allies & Morrison for TIAA Henderson Real Estate, ultimately saw the city council found to have seriously breached procurement rules when it appointed Henderson to develop the council-owned site on terms renegotiated from an earlier agreement.

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