Cranbrook Community Hub Visualisation

Cranbrook Community Hub

Following a design ideas competition by Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council, HBA were appointed to work alongside architects Taylor Roberts to take forward a proposal for a new community centre, residential dwellings and retail on a brownfield site, partly in the Cranbrook Conservation Area and within the Kent High Weald AONB. As a heavily constrained site, a particular challenge was …

Site Allocations Example Plan

Development Concept Plans and Site Allocation Policies for Local Plan

Acting as landscape consultants to a Local Planning Authority, we prepared development concept plans and associated National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) compliant policies, and supporting text for proposed site allocations (residential and mixed uses) for the Main Modifications to a submitted Draft Local Plan. Each of the annotated concept plans produced showed the main disposition of land uses and the …

Purley Depot BDU, Surrey

Day Aggregates sought to modernise this existing busy rail-fed aggregates depot located in close proximity to several residential proerties. We were appointed to provide landscape advice and prepare a landscape and visual evaluation report and accompanying landscape proposals to support a planning application for the modernisation. Landscape proposals comprised hard and soft boundary treatments and recommendations on colour finishes for proposed …

Sainsbury’s, New England Square, Brighton

This new supermarket is a central part of the New England Quarter (NEQ); a dynamic mixed use urban regeneration scheme set on a steeply sloping site in the heart of Brighton.  The NEQ comprises new public realm and infrastructure, residential, educational and commercial development across an 8.7 hectare formerly brownfield site. We were involved at the masterplanning stage for the NEQ, …

Solent 2 Business Park, Whiteley, Hampshire

We worked as part of the multi-disciplinary design team on masterplan proposals for the 2nd phase of development at this prestigious business park. The scheme is set within a framework of existing landscape features including a wooded stream, areas of wet woodland, structural tree belts, species rich meadow areas and ancient woodland.  The landscape proposals aimed to develop and enhance those …