River Medway Towpath Mapping

River Medway Towpath Enhancement

Working with the Public Rights of Way team at Kent County Council, HBA were commissioned to take forward and develop landscape and ecological enhancements that could be delivered ‘on the ground’ alongside the upgrading of the River Medway towpath from Aylesford to Barming Bridge. The towpath improvements span both the tidal and non-tidal sections of the River Medway and open …

Nymans

Nymans, West Sussex

Nymans is a Grade II* Registered Historic Park and Garden at the edge of a Conservation Area and also lies within the High Weald AONB with areas of Ancient Woodland and SSSI also lying within the estate. Our work here has included a range of projects aimed at enhancing and future-proofing the existing estate and improving the visitor welcome, overall function and …

Langdon Cliffs Dover

Langdon Cliffs Access Path, Dover

We were retained by the National Trust to obtain planning permission, prepare contract documents and obtain tenders for the creation of a footpath to provide enhanced accessibility to Langdon Cliffs, as part of the “Up on the Downs, the White Cliffs Landscape Partnership Scheme – Landscape Action and Conservation Plan”. The path also forms part of the England Coast Path new …

Cuckmere Haven Pathfinder Project, East Sussex

This DEFRA funded project considered various options for dealing with rising sea levels and the abandonment of existing sea and river floodbank protection by the Environment Agency.  DHA provided landscape advice and reported in two presentations to the client working groups and general public. The first stage of work included updating the landscape baseline from earlier assessments (by a previous …

Wylands International Angling Centre

Located in East Sussex in the High Weald AONB, the site is approximately one third semi-natural ancient woodland, one third grassland and one third fishing ponds including the largest match fishing water in he country. We were retained to assist with obtaining planning permission for a range of fishermans’ facilities and have been involved with two planning appeals at the …

Heath Farm, Kings Hill, Kent

This proposed development of a new sports pavilion and six sports pitches (including a floodlit astroturf pitch) is set within an established wooded framework at the edge of a new country park and the village of Kings Hill.  We prepared landscape design proposals and carried out Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment to support the planning application. A network of native …