Redwood Farm has developed since the mid-1970s and is nationally renowned for its top-quality pure-bred pedigree stock. The farm comprised several buildings and structures of varying age and design, which developed in an ad-hoc way.
Bidwells’ EIA team integrated with planning services to successfully increase the density of the park and deliver an uplift in floorspace, whilst addressing sensitive landscape and transport challenges on behalf of client, Trinity College.
EIA for a new urban extension to Attleborough to provide 4,000 new homes, schools, linear park, open space, local and neighbourhood centres, community facilities and a new link road to help remove traffic from the town centre.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) strategy to facilitate the regeneration of the former Chesterton Sidings site to deliver Cambridge North Station and surroundings on behalf of client, Brookgate Ltd.
Bidwells worked as an integral multi-disciplinary team to manage the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to gain consent for a world-class horse training facility with elevated hill gallop on behalf of The Jockey Club.
The Estate comprises mainly farmland, most of which is earmarked for development. In 2014, the Trustees chose to sell off the farmland which did not have development potential. Of the land retained, planning permission for a mixed-use development, including 240 houses, has already been achieved.
Bidwells has been managing this mixed rural Estate for over 30 years. Totalling approximately 526 hectares (1,300 acres), it comprises in-hand and contract farming operations, residential property portfolio, a solar park (approx. 150 acres) let on a lease for 30 years, a let shooting school, let shooting rights, let horse grazing land and commercial units.