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Balliol College, University of Oxford

University of Oxford

Once the medieval suburb of Holywell, the site is now located in the City and University Conservation Area. It became one of Central Oxford’s largest redevelopments – which needed a team to deliver practical and proactive advice on a site at the crossroads of historical Oxford.

The proposal for the Master’s Field site project involved the delivery of eight student accommodation blocks, a new pavilion and collegiate space including a graduate terrace. 

Working collaboratively with Niall McLaughlin Architects, we delivered clear and comprehensive advice to Balliol College, advising Balliol on how best to encompass the site’s heritage into the masterplan.  

The key was intensive engagement; with local stakeholders throughout the planning process, the Oxford Design Review Panel and several public consultation events.  

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Balliol Master's Field

The Planning Committee unanimously approved the transformative planning application  

Take a look at some of our project photography

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Chris worked hard to resolve potential roadblocks or risks. He instilled confidence in us, exercising sound judgement through the process.
Amanda Tilley - College Accountant

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Chris Pattison

Managing Partner, Planning

Chris has been delivering challenging client briefs across Oxford, the South East and Scotland for more than 20 years.

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Danielle Percy

Danielle Percy

Partner, Head of Landscape Architecture & Masterplanning

At all stages of the development process, Danielle and her team of landscape architects and urban designers are on hand to help you.

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