Shortlist announced for 900-home Letchworth expansion

Letchworth Garden City

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects and CF Møller in running to deliver garden city offshoot

CF Møller, Stride Treglown and Sarah Wigglesworth have been shortlisted in the competition to deliver a 900-home new phase of Letchworth – the Hertfordshire town seen as the mother of all garden cities.

EcoResponsive Environments is the fourth team selected to go forward to the final stage of the RIBA Competitions-organised fray for the 45ha project, which also includes a new primary school.

Founded in 1903, Letchworth Garden City was the brainchild of social reformer Ebenezer Howard who sought to improve people’s lives by combining the best of living and working in the town and country. The principles underpinning its planned development led to a vibrant international garden city movement.

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