LVIA, Suffolk

Open Spaces was appointed to undertake an LVIA to support this planning application for 20 new homes and associated infrastructure and landscaping for this former garden nursery in rural Suffolk. The site lies close to the nearby village and is framed by a Public Right of Way, the B1067 and a national rail line. Also …

LVIA, Takeley

Also commissioned to produce a tree survey and associated documentation, the LVIA was considered essential to the application to develop 20 dwellings and associated infrastructure on land characterised as ‘paddock’. The proposed development site is located immediately adjacent to historic woodland, Nature Reserve and a major Public Right of Way – the application is currently …

LVIA, Essex

A multi-disciplinary commission including BS 5837 tree survey, LVIA and landscape design schemes for two optional development proposals for this site in an urban residential neighbourhood on the outskirts of this Essex town. The proposal to develop is not without its complexities, as the site is formed partly of a residential rear garden and partly …

LVIA, Hertfordshire

A multi-disciplinary commission commencing with a BS 5837 tree survey and LVIA, Open Spaces was then appointed to prepare an outline hard and soft landscape scheme to support a planning application for some 50 contemporary residential units. The site, characterised as light industrial and situated on the urban fringe of a Hertfordshire town, also lies …

Walton, Landscape Character Assessment

Open Spaces completed a Landscape Character Assessment for this 0.67 hectare plot located to the northern edge of Walton-on-the-Naze. The site lies within a Coastal Protection Belt and between two distinct character areas – Brightlingsea-Clacton-Frinton Coast and Hamford Water. Three landscape character receptors were identified within the report: The Naze, Agricultural Fields and Urban Fringe. With …

LVIA St. Ives, Cornwall

Cornwall Council’s West Sub-Area Planning Committee was initially minded to approve this development proposal for up to 165 new homes on the edge of St Ives, Cornwall. Appointed at the outset as landscape consultants with a brief that included production of a LVIA and outline landscape design, the scheme has now been called in by …

LVIA Trevemper, Newquay

Open Spaces was commissioned to carry out an LVIA on this 12 hectare site at Newquay in Cornwall to inform a planning application and mitigation design for a residential development of some 320 units and associated infrastructure. The site, comprising improved and semi-improved grassland with mature native hedgerows and bounded by Newquay’s existing urban fringe, …

LVIA Tavistock, Devon

Tasked initially with producing a LVIA for this proposed development of some 110 residential units, public open spaces, allotments and associated landscape infrastructure on the northern fringe of Tavistock between Dartmoor National Park and the World Heritage site including the Tower Valley, services also included outline landscape design encompassing the enhancement of ecological values, screening …