First go for Mint Street - based around a cart wheel.
The site has a varied past, the Children's hospital, a work house, Charles Dickens' father imprisoned in Marshalsea Prison just up the road, 'Liberty of the Mint' - where debts could not be collected and, relevant to the design, a cart and wheel manufacturer was located there.
Jamie and Julia's comments were very helpful and I moved the design forward, and hopefully with a less literal interpretation:
<Image to be uploaded>
Then onwards some more, closer to the image on the final crit:
Progression based on the shape of the cranes on the hop warehouses that were historically on the site. Maidstone Buildings are Grade II listed as a remaining warehouse.