Hewitt Studios | Moor Lane
Hewitt Studios are architects, product and urban designers based in Bath, UK. We are passionate advocates of sustainable architecture and socially-responsible design.
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Moor Lane

Moor Lane

Hewitt Studios recently achieved a draft allocation from the City of York Council in response to a call for housing sites.

Acting on behalf of the Moor Lane Zero-Carbon Partnership (a consortium of local landowners), we formulated a proposal for a sustainable new regional centre which would support between 500-1000 units of much-needed family housing.

The 350 acre development is located near Askham Bog, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. Our proposals seek to protect and enhance this unique habitat through a series of carefully considered measures, such as sustainable drainage systems, on-site collection and retention of clean water (to supply Askham Bog) and the creation of new water habitats (to separate and protect Askham Bog from intrusion).

A development partner is currently being sought, with further representations to be made to the City of York Council over the coming months.


30th March 2013


Architecture, Mixed Use, Sustainability, Urban Design

Green, Regeneration, ZeroCarbon