The Mill Road Depot, Cambridge
Public Art Commission 2019-2020
Commissioned to make a site-specific artwork, or series of artworks for the Mill Road Depot Site that reference the unique heritage and context of Mill Road, enhancing the setting for the new residential development on the former depot site, referencing the distinctive context of Mill Road.
The artwork is being commissioned to enrich the new development and enhance the public space provided through the scheme. The focus for the artwork is to be the shared communal spaces and clear, legible routes through the development.
The Mill Road Depot Site being developed by Cambridge Investment Partnership (CIP) will provide 182 dwellings (including 50% affordable housing), 51sqm of floor-space consisting of Use Class B1 (Business) or D1 (Non-Residential Institutions) - in the alternative, basement car park (101 spaces), surface water pumping station, open space (including play area), alterations to the junction with Mill Road, together with associated external works including cycle parking and landscaping.