Key information

Location: Northern Road, Swindon
Architect: Glen Howells Architects
Client: Hab Oakus
Structural Engineer: Curtins Consulting
Contractor: Willmott Dixon
Contract Value: £ 4,200,000
Date of completion: Sep 2011
Gross internal area: 3,465 sqm


GHA member HAB's first project, this is a small site tucked away in suburban Swindon. The Triangle provides a contemporary take on the city’s Victorian railway heritage with its refreshed version of the much-loved train workers cottages. Developed in partnership with the GreenSquare Group.

More information:


  • RIBA National Award 2012
  • Housing Design Awards 2012 - Completed Scheme (Shortlisted)
  • AJ100 Awards 2012 - Building of the Year (Shortlisted)
  • Civic Trust Awards 2012 - Commendation
  • Housing Innovation Awards 2012 - Most Innovative Affordable Housing Scheme of the Year
  • Building Awards 2012 - Housing Project of the Year (Shortlisted)
The Triangle, Swindon

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