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 …

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 …

Shinfield Eastern Relief Road, Berkshire

Acting as landscape sub-consultants to Ramboll (UK) on this design and build relief road scheme providing access to the new Thames Valley Science Park and to a planned development of 1350 homes. Our work has included:- Production of detailed Existing Vegetation Designs and Planting Plans, Preparation of and input to specifications for site clearance, top soiling and earthworks, fencing and planting, …

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 …

Slinfold Neighbourhood Plan

Slinfold parish lies in the attractive wooded countryside of the Sussex Low Weald. Ten potential residential and mixed use sites had been promoted by landowners for inclusion in the proposed Slinfold Neighbourhood Plan. These included sites at the village edge, within the Conservation Area, brownfield sites and a large site close to the urban edge of Horsham. We carried out …