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      Masterplanning, Landscape and Assessment Team

      As Urban Designers and Landscape Architects we shape the spaces between buildings. We look to realise a vision of a sustainable, beneficial development which positively contributes to place and creates sustainable places where people of all ages want to work, live and play.

      The Masterplanning, Landscape and Assessment (MLA) team consider space beyond buildings. A human scale experience is at the heart of our work, with a balanced approach to designing in space for nature.

      Building 1 and 2, TusPark, CSP 17

      From large-scale masterplans for 1000s of homes, right down to the intricate details of enhancing an existing landscape, we design schemes that aren’t just commercial, but deliverable.

      A context-led approach to our work, be it Masterplanning, Landscape Design or Landscape or Townscape Assessment, enhances the built and the natural systems evident on a site to formulate a design response, which responds with greater resilience to the site’s wider context, whilst reflecting its unique sense of place. This results in a strong design narrative and vision underpinning all of our work.

      We work with our clients to transform their expectations into an inspired yet realistic vision. This approach ensures there is a clear connection between our site assessment and design response - adding value for our clients by smoothing a project’s passage through planning and beyond.


      Strategic master plans for major developments

      50 +

      Residential-led master plans

      500k sq ft

      New commercial space with over half delivered on site

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      Strategic planning advice for Development

      Securing planning permission locks value into your development, but it’s early strategic and creative planning advice that creates it.

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      Gaining planning consent for development

      Getting your planning application approved is more than just box ticking. Securing planning consent means persuading the doubters and managing conflict along the way.

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      Initial concept design and financial analysis for development

      At the inception of a project you need someone to have a feel for where you are headed, helping you sense check ideas and look at the financial implications of design choices and technical information.

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      Master planning to unlock development value

      Science and technology businesses thrive in collaborative clusters with strategic positioning to promote productivity and cross-fertilisation of ideas. Our master planners unlock value through the holistic design of placemaking in new developments.

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      Strategic master planning for college buildings

      Giving you the confidence to invest in long-term decisions to achieve a sustainable future.

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      Planning and heritage for college buildings

      We demystify the world of planning and heritage for our clients, guiding you through best practice with a constant appreciation for your property’s value and your need for commercial advice.

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      Project management

      With a firm grasp on the Golden Triangle’s potential, our multi award-winning team have the confidence to drive your project forward, with some of the most challenging major developments, refurbishments and fit-outs under their belts.

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      Residential development

      Our region has some of the strongest housing demand in the UK. With a full suite of services on offer from Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Norwich and Oxford, we are well placed to provide expert advice to assist in delivering your project.

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      The most incredible, architecturally outstanding schemes may fail to get planning permission if heritage impacts have not been carefully considered.

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