Southend-on-Sea is a traditional Victorian seaside resort that has undergone many transformations over the years. The Better Queensway scheme central to Southend-on-Sea’s future masterplan, and it is also set to become one of the UK’s first ‘Gigabit Cities’ outside of London.
Southend-on-Sea is undergoing extensive, government-backed regeneration to key civic areas, with a £2.5m programme for the town centre, including plans to remodel its public and green spaces.
The long-awaited demolition of Southend’s Queensway Estate will make way for a £500m housing regeneration scheme. The Better Queensway scheme will transform this area of central Southend into a vibrant new community with high quality housing and is hailed as one of Southend’s biggest ever developments.
Users of VU.CITY Southend-on-Sea are using the model’s many benefits, from being able to understand and assess a site’s opportunities and challenges, testing refined designs in context, enhancing pre-app conversations and planning submissions, to improving how everyone involved collaborates.
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VU.CITY helps organise, visualise, and analyse city data in the clearest and most accessible way to make better decisions.
VU.CITY covers the whole of London and 25 major UK and international cities.
Test out ideas in situ, from one building to a masterplan. Create your vision and submissions with confidence.
Discover where there is potential for change, and help everyone easily understand what’s involved and why.
Reduce guesswork and unwanted costs – make the right decisions for the right outcomes, faster.
Understand designs and plans with ease, and make decisions with clarity to benefit your city and your communities.