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Quay West, Modern seaside apartments and shops, West Bay

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Project Description

Prominent mixed use development in West Bay, Dorset.

Highly visible site in the centre of town fronting the harbour and the beach. There are 45 apartments, a restaurant/bistro and a surf shop in three separate buildings.

The prominent corner is turned by a stone-faced, oval block, which forms the focal point for the junction of the harbour and beach. There is a long block facing the harbour, which uses heavy green-heart timbers to reflect the robust detailing of the piles on the harbour wall.

The centrepiece of the public open space contained within the development is a tear drop shaped 'folly' acting as a full stop to the view from the harbour. This building featured os the police station in the recent BBC production 'Broadchurch'.

Awards: LABC South West Region Built In Quality Awards 2008, Finalist, 'Best Multiple Housing Site'  Category.

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