Manor Royal design guide SPD

Manor Royal covers an area of 240 hectares and incorporates Gatwick City Place to the north-east and County Oak to the west. It is a key economic hub within the south-east and provides employment for approximately 30,000 people from Crawley and the wider sub-region.

The Manor Royal design guide SPD provides direction about what we consider to represent good design in Manor Royal. It is used when new developments are proposed, but also relates to extensions and alterations, providing design guidelines around landscaping, site layout and the value of improving ‘gateway’ sites.

Manor Royal public realm strategy

The Manor Royal design guide SPD is complemented by a public realm strategy. This is a non-statutory companion document to the SPD, which suggests possible approaches and opportunities to improve the overall environment of Manor Royal.