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 …

Cliffe, Kent ,LVIA

Commissioned to produce an informal LVIA to support a planning application for eight 2-storey dwellings with associated landscape, the site lies within an area of agricultural land dominated by arable fields interspersed with small hamlets and farmsteads. Numerous land designations exist across the surrounding land, including Special Protections Areas/Ramsar sites, SSSI/Nature/RSPB Reserves, and Metropolitan Greenbelt …

Holiday Cottages, Essex LVIA

Instructed to carry out a Landscape and Visual Appraisal and a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal to support a planning application for holiday log cabins and associated landscape, the scheme, which has since won planning approval, includes 3 buildings, access drive and ancillary parking and landscape areas. With values of surrounding character areas assessed as ‘moderate’, the …

Blackborough House, Blackdown Hills AONB

This Grade II Listed Building (country house) situated in the Blackdown Hills AONB, has, through the years, fallen into a state of considerable disrepair. Having been used most recently as a scrap yard / auto salvage business, the grounds were home to hundreds of vehicles, not just within the landscape but also within the house …

Gt. Hallingbury Cemetery

An inter-disciplinary commission commencing with a comprehensive investigation into development constraints via a Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment, Tree and Ecology surveys and associated reports, followed by mitigation design informed by the LVIA, the site is now under development as a privately owned cemetery primarily serving nearby Harlow, Chelmsford and Bishops Stortford. The land, irregularly …

Essington, Wolverhampton

Commencing with a Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment and completed via mitigation design with a comprehensive landscape scheme, planning permission was successfully secured for this multi-faith, privately owned cemetery, which is now open. Primarily serving the West Midlands, the landscaped 26 acre site is formed from former paddock land on the outskirts of Wolverhampton and …

LVIA, Golf Course, Kent

Commissioned to prepare an LVIA, the proposal comprises two options for an extension to the existing clubhouse. The course, largely aligned on a similar axis to the Thameslink and South Eastern rail line, also lies in close proximity to the River Darent. Landscape designations include an AONB and Metropolitan Green Belt and the course is …

LVIA, Essex

Working for a residential developer specialising in high quality urban developments in London and the South East, our commission includes BS 5837 tree reports, together with an LVIA to support and inform an application for some 120 new homes, including associated roadways, hard and soft landscape and community green space, together with some limited retail …

LVIA, NPPF Para 55 house, Suffolk

Another commission spanning; tree, ecological and landscape consultancy, the proposed development site currently comprises broadleaved woodland and native scrub with pockets of long grass meadow, and is surrounded by open countryside, the majority of which is devoted to agriculture. The planning application comprises a single dwelling with associated access drive, garaging and a natural landscape …

LVIA, Essex Village

Commissioned to support a planning application for some 50 new homes and associated infrastructure, the site lies within the Metropolitan Green Belt, adjacent to a PROW and is characterised as ‘wooded farmland’. The assessment identified mitigation requirements which include retention of mature trees along the northern and western boundaries, the introduction of native scrub planting …