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 …

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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 …

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 …

Hackney

Working with project and cost management consultants Kempton Smith, this proposal for a 30 unit mixed use development arranged over several floors includes a communal roof terrace garden incorporating children’s play, seating and containerised planting. Tasked with discharging planning conditions for this sensitive site fronting the river Lea in Hackney, services included tree related survey …

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 …

Apsley, Hertfordshire

Another multi-disciplinary commission, proposals for the grounds of this Grade II Listed Hotel set within the Metropolitan Green Belt include a £16m pavilion providing an additional 30 bedrooms, conferencing/function facilities and a self-contained leisure centre with swimming pool, gym and treatment rooms, designed by multi-award winning Architects Tooley Foster Partnership. Open Spaces has provided a …

The Meadows, Colchester Campus, University of Essex

Open Spaces were appointed by Bouygues UK Ltd as Landscape Architects and Tree Consultants to steer this multi-million pound development scheme for new campus accommodation through detailed design and discharge of reserved matters. Commencing with tree consultancy services in relation to mature existing trees, the finished scheme includes a substantial courtyard style hub defined by …