121 Affordable Housing Units, Dunlin Drive, Dunfermline, Fife

Dunlin Drive is a multi-award winning residential development. Consisting of 121 new affordable homes, built over four phases, on a challenging sloping site it also incorporated the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012. ORA were commissioned to provide a masterplan as well as lead designer for each of the four phases.

Taking into consideration the challenging topography the development fully adopts ‘Designing Places’ and ‘Design Streets’ principles and creates a welcoming family environment with defined sense of place. Pedestrian and vehicle links integrate with neighbouring housing developments.

Phase1 of the development included the highly innovative and successful Housing Innovation Showcase 2012. It’s main objective was to test different methods of modern construction that demonstrated design flexibility, cost certainty, energy performance and which had the potential to be integrated into the procurement of larger scale developments.

Client:Kingdom Housing Association
Contractor:Campion Homes Ltd
Contract Value:£ 11 Million
Completed:August 2014