The pedestrian street in the Springhill cohousing development in Stroud
· Private homes with common facilities: Residents live in their own homes but can
gather in common areas/ shared house for meals and to socialise.
· Typically between 15 and 40 dwelling units
· Intentional Neighbourhood design: central pedestrian areas and greens, with cars
kept to the edges of the development.
· Neighbourhood managed by its own community: regular meetings to manage communal
areas and resourses. Non-heirarchical structure.
What is Cohousing?
The centre for general cohousing information in the UK is:
UK Cohousing Network