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 …

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 …

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 …

Hertford

Planning consent has now been granted to develop the site of this former Public House on the outskirts of Hertford, and lying in close proximity to the Beane Marsh Local Wildlife Site . Commencing with a BS 5837 tree survey, and associated reports, ecological surveys, including preliminary inspections for bats, Open Spaces has developed a …

Plevna Crecsent Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt Visual

Tottenham, N17

The application for an enhanced scheme for development on disused railway land in the heart of Tottenham has now gained full planning consent from Haringey Council. The revised proposal focuses exclusively on land at Plevna Crescent and includes four residential buildings comprising some 70 apartments, with underground parking, associated formal communal landscape areas, green roofs …

Kidlington, Technology Park

Open Spaces was appointed to undertake the detailed soft landscape design and discharge of pre-commencement conditions for this £90M research and development space on the outskirts of Oxford. The Park is designed in ‘campus’ style with the associated landscape meeting ecological enhancement objectives, including the retention of existing hedgerow and inclusion of species rich and …

Ware, Former Public House

Following the closure in 2014 of this Public House on the outskirts of Ware, Hertfordshire, planning consent was granted in 2016 for its demolition and the construction of 10 new 3 and 4 bedroom houses. Working closely with the developer, the planning application package included a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) encompassing an internal inspection for …

Plymouth

Open Spaces were awarded this multi-disciplinary commission for a new residential development located on land towards Plymouth’s northern edge. The project commenced with a BS 5837 compliant tree survey and associated reports and plans, a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) and follow-up bat roost survey. Open Spaces then moved the project forward with hard and soft …

Bean, Kent

Derelict, semi-wooded and with severe level changes across the site, Open Spaces were appointed as Landscape, Arboricultural and Ecological Consultant to this development site in Bean, Kent. Working closely with the planning consultant and developer, commissioned services, which are on-going, have included tree and ecological surveys and reports, masterplanning, outline and detailed hard and soft …

Elsenham, Essex

Planning permission has been granted for this 40 home development in Elsenham, Essex with project complexities including land lying adjacent to an Ancient Woodland. Having originally helped to secure outline planning permission Open Spaces has taken the scheme forward to full planning consent. Services provided include: Landscape Design (Hard and Soft), Arboriculture – Tree surveys and …