The Coombe: 'the Scarp'
‘The Scarp’ is located on the ridge or upper slopes farthest away from the chalk cliffs.
urban form & architectural language
The urban form and architectural language should relate to this strategic position. Opportunities for an articulated silhouette, marker elements and captured long views are to be maximised, with the ridge profile becoming part of the characteristic silhouette, which dominates the Swanscombe, Northfleet and Gravesend landscape.