Community and consultation

We are skilled in facilitating all types of consultation and community involvement in the planning, design and management of public realm, parks and open spaces and schools. We pay particular attention to setting a clear framework for consultation, and the use of feedback to influence decision making

Reigate Heath Site of Special Scientific Interest

consultation R Heath

Consultation has been a significant element in the preparation and updating of a series of management plans for Reigate Heath (a sensitive lowland heath SSSI with a diverse range of recreational uses.) Consultation undertaken in 2010 has been the most comprehensive to date, designed to reach as wide an audience as possible and to address controversial issues such as tree felling; Exhibitions, guided walks and a public meeting have been used to stimulate discussion, and extensive publicity (including preparation and distribution of flyers and posters and use of local websites) has significantly increased public participation

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Worth Park Heritage Lottery Fund Bid

consultation-worth-resized Preparation of a Conservation Management Plan for an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for Worth Park in Crawley. Consultation through events such as the 'Big Draw' formed a significant element of this project to ensure the Park could fulfil its modern functions while conserving its national heritage

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Landscape Strategies and Business Plans for Community Projects

We have prepared a number of Landscape Strategies and Business Plans for community led projects. Studies include the Heaths Countryside Corridor which developed a strategy for the purchase, design and management of surplus land associated with the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, prepared for a community led group near Charing. The group has successfully purchased and now manage a number of sites in accordance with the strategy

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South Hill Park, Bracknell Stage 1 and 2 HLF Bids

Land Management Services Ltd in association with others has been associated with all stages of this successful Parks for People Heritage Lottery funded project, since 2004. The project team continues to lead the facilitation of public consultation, using workshops, interviews, publications and events to inform and involve stakeholders and actual and potential audience with the project.

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Red House Gardens, Leatherhead: Landscape Masterplan

Preparation of the Masterplan and detailed design for Red House Grounds involved significant consultation with community groups and local government officers on requirements and vision for the park

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Other Projects

  • Brighton and Hove Playbuilder Play Areas
  • Earlswood Common management plan
  • National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy masterplan