COED

DARCY

'Refine'ing a new town!

CHALLENGE

Design a new town from scratch on the site of a former oil refinery!

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In 1997 it was announced that the Llandarcy Oil Refinery would close.  The land was remediated and an entire new town was planned to replace the brownfield site.

All complexities of a new town were considered, including mobility and housing options, the environment, and education ,among others. 

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Guidelines were prepared for different site topographic conditions. 

Guidelines were also developed for streets and public spaces. 

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Phase 1 complete!

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