Projects

Design

We prepare master plans and development plans, carry out detailed design and implementation work, and advise on site management for a wide variety of projects including parks, housing, schools, play areas, industrial sites, roads and rural developments

We undertake liaison with local authorities, statutory and non-statutory consultees, and provide expert advice on landscape related issues including tree protection and ecology

We regularly prepare supporting management and maintenance plans

Red House Gardens, Leatherhead: Landscape Masterplan

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Preparation of masterplan and detailed design for the enhancement of Leatherhead's key open space, the Red House Gardens. Following extensive community consultation to ascertain local requirements, proposals were prepared, and the park was duly improved in a phased development. The grounds and play area are now well used.

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National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy

Preparation of a landscape strategy for the extensive grounds of the NCYPE. Brief was to assess the landscape setting, with particular regard to the current condition, use and management, landscape and ecology, and inclusive opportunities for play for all the children attending the centre. Issues and opportunities were highlighted and an overall masterplan produced, which established a vision for the future use, enhancement, management and maintenance of the NCYPE grounds.

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Hazelwick School, Crawley

Ecological surveys, including specialist reptile, amphibian and bat surveys and preparation of an overall school masterplan as part of the phased re-development of the school. The masterplan addresses the design and use of social spaces for different year groups, creation of a nature area and management and enhancement of perimeter woodlands. Preparation of detailed design drawings in support of planning applications for various
phases of the re-development

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Play Area, William Clarke Park, Brighton

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The design for a new play area aimed at 8 -13 year olds, under the government's 'Playbuilder' scheme, to complement an existing play area for toddlers. This involved the transformation of part of a large tarmac area into a grassed play area containing challenging equipment for older children, whilst retaining a hard area used for basketball and cycling practice, with associated new planting.

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Teachers' Housing Association

Preparation of landscape scheme for planning application for additional accommodation and facilities for a housing site in Surbiton. The challenge was to accommodate the planners' requirements with local housing standards, whilst improving access and circulation and creating a more pleasant environment for the residents on a restricted urban site.

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Merchant Taylors' School

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A variety of landscape projects including sports field reconfiguration, planting in association with teachers' accommodation, new Nursery, car parks, pavilions and groundsmen's areas, and woodland and hedgerow management, most in order to facilitate planning permissions.

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Other Projects

  • Small local housing schemes (e.g. Church Marks Lane, East Hoathly)
  • Submission of planning applications
  • Compliance with planning conditions for various local developers
  • Home Zones and Quiet Lanes proposals
  • Rural car parks and visitor centres e.g.Surrey Hills - Hog's Back & Newlands Corner
  • Rural housing and farm diversification projects
  • Play areas as an integral part of larger projects (e.g Red House Gardens, school plans)
  • Quarry restoration