Holy Trinity Church, Coleman’s Hatch

HBA were appointed to provide landscape consultancy for Holy Trinity Church in Coleman’s Hatch, East Sussex.  A landscape masterplan was developed with the parish to improve the user experience of the church and grounds for the existing congregation as well as attracting new visitors from the wider community. The churchyard is located in the High Weald AONB on the edge …

City Point, Brighton

We carried out detailed hard and soft landscape design for this award winning mixed residential and commercial development in the Brighton New England Quarter, having been involved with the hybrid planning application for the site and wider masterplan for this new urban quarter. This brownfield city centre site is heavily sloping and the design scheme therefore incorporates many areas of …

M4 Heathrow Airport Approach, Middlesex

Our work involved exploring options for enhancing the existing route corridor of the M4 motorway link and key gateway to Heathrow Airport. We prepared initial concept design options (including soft landscape, art and lighting), for consultation with the project stakeholder group including Highways England, BAA, the Civil Aviation Authority and local landowners.  Three concept design options were developed at different …

Coldean Lane, Brighton

HBA were appointed to provide landscape consultancy as part of a multidisciplinary team for Homes for Brighton and Hove, a joint venture partnership between Brighton & Hove City Council and the Hyde Group. We have been involved with the project from concept design to submission of an outline planning application, which has included input into the pre-application process and community …

Clarendon Place, Portslade

HBA were appointed to provide landscape consultancy for Homes for Brighton and Hove, a joint venture partnership between Brighton & Hove City Council and the Hyde Group set up to develop 1,000 new affordable homes for local working households over 5 years. The first three council owned sites proposed for development include a former day care nursery at Clarendon Place …

Ebbsfleet Garden City : Landscape for Healthy Living Competition Finalists

Our ‘Everyday Adventure’ proposal was one of five shortlisted finalists for the Ebbsfleet Garden City: Landscape for Healthy Living International Design Ideas Competition, by Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, NHS England and the Landscape Institute. The brief was to find creative and inspiring ideas to help deliver health benefits and shape the landscape of Ebbsfleet in Kent; the first new Garden City …

Weald House- Image by Ecotecture architects Para55

Weald House, Paragraph 55 dwelling

Working alongside eco-Architects, Ecotecture, to develop the design concept and advise on landscape and visual matters relating to this innovative new dwelling in the countryside, designed and subsequently approved against paragraph 55 of the NPPF. This involved engagement and collaborative working with the Local Planning Authority Urban Design Officer and Design Panel from the outset to ensure ongoing support of …

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 …

Christs Hospital Residential Masterplan

Christ’s Hospital, Horsham

We provided landscape consultancy advice and prepared Landscape Masterplan proposals to support a successful reserve matters application for this new housing development of 40 homes set within a wooded open space close to the Crawley to Chichester railway line. We subsequently prepared technical design drawings and specifications to assist in the discharge of pre-commencement conditions. The scheme includes informal open …

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 …