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Oxbridge Homezone

Fact Sheet

Title of Project

Oxbridge Home Zone


Les Bicknell


Suffolk County Council/Waveney District Council






Oxford and Cambridge Roads, Lowestoft , Suffolk


Two adjacent streets of Victorian terraced housing.


Photography, drawing, granite 'flats' and setts.


Overall cost of project: c£750,000

Estimated capital cost of art works: £43,000

Funding sources

Home Zone Challenge Fund

Suffolk County Council,

Waveney District Council

Summary Artist's Brief

To work closely with the project team and the local community to look at creative options for changing the streetscape in order to incorporate well-designed community-focussed elements (these might include play areas, meeting places, and gateway features), with the aim of ensuring that local residents feel safe and have a sense of pride and ownership of their environment.

Project Manager

Anita Seymour, Project Officer, Suffolk County Council

Other Professionals

Jo McCallum, Community Development Worker

Suffolk Highways Engineering Consultancy

Brooks and Wood Contractors

Contacts for further information

Anita Seymour, Home Zones Project Officer, Suffolk County Council

Tel: 01473 264747

E-Mail: [email protected]

Jim Rowley, Regeneration Projects Manager, Waverley District Council

Tel: 01502 562111

E-Mail: [email protected]