Saffron Walden

An interdisciplinary commission including the production of an LVIA, Preliminary Ecological Appraisal, Hard and Soft Landscape design including visualisations, the proposed scheme comprises 9 residential units with associated ancillary infrastructure. Lying within extensive open countryside and on the edge of the village envelope outside of the Metropolitan Green Belt, the site falls within the National …

West Street, Erith

Proposals for this open space situated close to the waterfront in Erith, Kent, include a stepped 4 to 5 storey building, associated landscape and the protection of a row of significant lime trees growing on adjacent land. Acting as both Landscape Architect and Tree Consultant, the project, which has been subject to public consultation, includes …

Goffs Oak, Enfield, Senior Living Village

An interdisciplinary commission encompassing landscape design, trees, ecology, with Open Spaces helping to deliver a comprehensive package for the outline planning stage. The approved outline development for a ‘Senior Living’ village now moves on to the detailed design stages. The development is set across four primary accommodation blocks with Open Spaces providing the hard and …

Stapleford Abbotts, 4 and 6 House Scheme

Tasked with discharging tree, landscape and ecology related conditions for a consented 4-unit scheme, we have also finalised similar documentation to support an application for an additional 2 dwellings on the same site. The commission included hard and soft landscape plans and reports, lighting plan, BS 5837 compliant tree related survey and reports. An ecological …

Plymouth, Holiday Lettings

Working to discharge a landscape planning condition attached to this consented development for 4 self-contained holiday lettings within an existing inn beer garden, the scheme included native planting for biodiversity, including trees, hedges and ornamental planting.   Category Landscape Architecture: Soft Landscape Plan, Specification

Welwyn Green Belt Assessments (GBA) (Land Parcel C)

Overview: Commissioned to review a Stage 3 appraisal of the Green Belt within the Welwyn Hatfield Borough area, in relation to certain parcels of land, Open Spaces identified a range of criteria which could have resulted in different conclusions, including errors in mapping, a lack of granular assessment of potential developable land, and as strong …

Welwyn Green Belt Assessments (GBA) (Land Parcel B)

Overview: Commissioned to review a Stage 3 appraisal of the Green Belt within the Welwyn Hatfield Borough area, in relation to certain parcels of land, Open Spaces identified a range of criteria which could have resulted in different conclusions, including errors in mapping, a lack of granular assessment of potential developable land, and as strong …

Welwyn Green Belt Assessments (GBA) (Land Parcel A)

Overview: Commissioned to review a Stage 3 appraisal of the Green Belt within the Welwyn Hatfield Borough area, in relation to certain parcels of land, Open Spaces identified a range of criteria which could have resulted in different conclusions, including errors in mapping, a lack of granular assessment of potential developable land, and as strong …

Upholland – Green Belt Assessment (GBA)

Open Spaces was commissioned to prepare an appraisal for a parcel of land located within the 131 Ha grounds of St Joseph’s Seminary, a Grade II Listed building lying within the West Lancashire Green Belt. The assessment was to support the promotion of the site and a pre-App engagement for a proposal comprising up to …

Business Centre Roof Garden, Willesden, NW10

Working to discharge a landscape planning condition this application won at appeal, included an additional two floors providing 16 units with both communal and private landscape areas. The detailed design of the podium roof terrace met a screening and recreational brief, with a scheme that provided seasonal interest, textural form and a sense of privacy …