Emma first joined HTA in 2011, joining the team in Manchester in 2017, and has experience in a wide range of regeneration and residential projects. Emma is responsible for leading a team in Manchester as part of the suburban placecraft team.
Emma is experienced in stakeholder consultation and design development for outline, full and reserved matters applications. Key projects include estate regeneration projects such as
Ravensbury Estate, Dee Park, Yorke Drive, and Joyce and Snells Estates, involving extensive resident consultation processes to develop options for regeneration.
Emma also has extensive experience in small urban infill sites such as Barnet small sites, Ealing garage sites and Croydon small sites with Brick by Brick, again collaborating with Local Authorities to
diversify Council housing stock and transform under-used council owned land.
Emma’s suburban housing experience spans a wide range of project scales and densities from low density housing developments such as Kings Hill in Kent, to low rise, high density sites such as Darwin Green in Cambridge using innovative housetypes such as the AJ competition winning Home of the Future. Her experience also includes larger urban extensions such as a cluster of villages to the East of Biggleswade.
Emma currently manages a number of suburban housing projects with commercial housebuilders for Homes England Future Homes standards sites. This includes guiding projects from the bid stage through to Reserved Matters Applications using standard housetypes amended to respond to bespoke site context.
Emma has also been involved in the use of off site manufacture within low density settings, developing modular housing types within suburban masterplans with ilke Homes.
Emma also delivers seminars and tutorials at Manchester University, building on HTA’s research in densifying the suburb, co-housing, age-friendly neighbourhoods and social value.