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Liz Lake Associates | Chartered Landscape Architects


LIZ LAKE ASSOCIATES : URBAN PUBLIC SPACES At Liz Lake Associates, we are landscape architects,

We assist our clients to prepare early for planning

urban designers and landscape planners. With the

submissions by providing thorough baseline

growing interest in our environment, the need for

studies and impartial assessments, and we use

high-quality and well-planned outdoor space has

our skills to apply veracity and appropriateness

never been greater. From public parks to private

to our work. Liz Lake Associates has a long and

gardens, and from urban extensions to town

successful record as expert witness at public

squares, elegant, inspiring and safe places provide

inquiry for matters affecting the landscape, views

a positive and lasting benefit to our quality of life

and ecology.

and well-being. As a medium sized practice, we are small enough Our approach to projects is holistic, no matter

to offer individual care and attention to projects,

how large or small. From the outset, we start with

and large enough to offer a comprehensive

a fresh vision, take a broad view to assess the

range of skills for the largest and most complex

context, find local inspiration, devise a strategic

landscape schemes.

and sustainable approach, and propose creative solutions.


SURVEY AND ANALYSIS

LANDSCAPE STRATEGY / DESIGN BRIEF

Site Landscape Survey

Landscape Framework Drawing

Analysis of Landscape / Urban Context

Strategic Design and Design Codes

Landscape / Urban Character and Visual Impact Appraisal

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

Conceptual Design and Masterplanning

CONSULTATION Consultation with Client, Design Team and Local Authority

Public Engagement and Stakeholder Events

Graphics and Presentation Boards

PROPOSALS

DETAILED DESIGN

Outline Hard and Soft Landscape Proposals Drawings

Detailed Planting Proposal Drawings, Plant Schedules and Specifications

Landscape Design Report

Photomontage

Coordination Drawing for Tree Planting, Sight Lines, Services and Street Lighting

Principal Designer Role [CDM 2015]

Detailed Construction Drawings Package, including Proposed Levels and Setting Out information

Detailed Hard Landscaping Proposals, Drawings and Specifications Arboricultural Protection Drawing

Design and Access Statements

CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE

Tendering and Contract Administration

On-Site Construction Management

Clerk-of-Works Maintenance and Management Plans

As built drawings

Landscape and Nature Conservation Management Plan


SOUTH OXHEY

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WATFORD

outh Oxhey initiative is a £150 million

Liz

regeneration project in the heart of South

conceptual masterplan for the scheme instilling

Oxhey adjacent to Carpenders Park Station.

the key ideas which were taken forward into

Described as the “gateway to the town centre”

the approved scheme. Those of creating a high-

this mixed-use scheme will provide 514 new

quality scheme which held the community at its

homes, vibrant retail spaces with a supermarket

core.

Lake

associates

worked

on

the

initial

and a high-quality market square with can be used to host large community advents.

Client

Images

Private

North Elevation block section Sketch of areas and communal space links Front podium visualisation


A SCHEME OF THE HIGEST QUALITY WITH THE COMMUNITY AT ITS CORE


CAXTON WORKS

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CANNING TOWN, LONDON

iz Lake Associates are working in Partnership

steel and ‘industrial’ style furniture with urban

with Tooley Foster Partnership for Galliard

play equipment. The smaller roof terraces specific

homes on this exciting development, delivering

to the individual towers utilise a lightweight

the innovative new 2.2 acre (0.89 hectare) mixed-

approach and almost post industrial reclamation

use project. The development comprising 336

feel which encourages multi-species rich habitat

exclusive apartments and penthouses, central to

and boardwalk access. At street level and central to

London’s most prolific regeneration master plan

the development focuses on the pedestrianisation

– The Royal Docks. Royal Gateway will comprise

of the existing Hoy Street reflecting high quality

five apartment blocks and private landscaped

paving palatte, insitu street furniture giving a

areas including podium landscaped gardens and

thriving market style surrounded by 13 commercial

terraces.

units,

creating

a

vibrant

new

‘cosmopolitan

market’ atmosphere for the entire community. Liz Lake Associates was briefed with the realisation

The pedestrianized street of creative, local retail

of a previous concept scheme for the landscape,

and artisan space which give the new residential

problem solving and designing an amphitheatre

community structure, focus and vitality. The vision

over two stories in the podium deck. Each block

is for the surrounding streetscape to become a

has its own podium consisting of mixed age

vibrant market-style pedestrian space with a mix

multi use play, specified to compliment the bold

of studio workshops, authentic local retail outlets,

modern architecture and industrial heritage of the

cafés and al fresco eateries that will create a vibrant

local area. This is reflected by the use of corten

atmosphere for the new community.

Client

Architect

Images

Cathedral Group/

The Tooley &

Diverse streetscape and terraces

Galliard Homes

Foster Partnership

Integrated play spaces on roof podiums Bespoke signage to entrance and public realm


A VIBRANT ATMOSPHERE WILL BE CREATED FOR THIS NEW COMMUNITY WITH A MIX OF RETAIL OUTLETS AND EXCLUSIVE

CGI: © Galliard Homes

APARTMENTS WITH BESPOKE ROOF PODIUM DECKS


WALTHAMSTOW STADIUM

WALTHAMSTOW, LONDON

O

pened in 1933 by William Chandler this

incorporate a series of open spaces linked by a

iconic stadium eventually closed in August

hierarchy of activity circuits and trim trials both

2008.

Having been featured in the Blur album

within the site and the surrounding area. These

Parklife and in the film Snatch the site is to be

pedestrian/cycle friendly trails are intended to

transformed into a stunning development of

give the scheme a unique sense of place with the

approximately 300 flats and houses by L&Q. Set

provision of specific leisure and play facilities.

within the London Borough of Walthamstow the development is intended to be an exemplar for the

The completed design respects the character and

Borough and a catalyst for redevelopment in the

unique heritage of the site whilst incorporating

area.

bespoke leisure facilities catering for all age groups and fitness levels. The proposed de-culverted River

Working closely with the client, design team

Ching and other ecological improvements will

and Waltham Forest Council, the scheme was

create important green links throughout the site

developed around the retained and to be restored

and within the local area.

Tote buildings. The scheme was developed to

Client

Architect

Images

L&Q London Housing

Conran and

Landscape masterplan

Association

Partners

The refurbished sign Streetscape


FRIENDLY ROUTEWAYS WILL TRANSFORM THIS ONCE ICONIC STADIUM

CGI: www.F10Studios.co.uk © 2011

BESPOKE PLAY AREAS, PUBLIC SPACES ALL SET WITHIN A HIERARCHY OF PEDESTRIAN


ST ANNE'S WHARF

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NORWICH

t Anne's Quarter is a major redevelopment

a Friary, following this in the 1700’s a Georgian

project located in a prominent location in

formal pleasure garden formed part of the gardens

the centre of Norwich on the banks of the River

to Howard House which is to be restored. More

Wensum. Liz Lake Associates were appointed to

recently in Victorian times the site encompassed a

develop design proposals in order to ensure that

brewery and timber yard.

an integrated and visually appealing public realm is created, befitting this strategic and historically

This integrated design approach will create a series

significant site.

of high quality interconnected pedestrian spaces which link with a new riverside plaza, making a

A hierarchical planting and hard landscape strategy

significant contribution to the enhancement of the

was developed which references the historical

River Wensum and beyond.

context of the site, the site was once occupied by

Client

Architect

Images

Orbit Homes

Ingleton Wood

Plaza at night Early concept sketch Waterfront plaza


A STRATEGIC MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT SET ON THE BANKS OF THE RIVER WENSUM ENCAPSULATING THE RICH CULTURAL HISTORY OF NORWICH CITY CENTRE


ACADEMY CENTRAL

T

BARKING, EAST LONDON

aylor Wimpey East London is building 948

The informality of the design contrasts with and

houses and apartments on the former site of

complements the strong lines of the adjacent

the University of East London. All 13 apartment

architecture. A serpentine path meanders along the

buildings will have a green roof and the public

central axis of the space. Open areas can be used for

realm includes a number of innovative areas of

picnics and barbecues by residents, while sunken,

public open space, including ’the spine’ landscape,

more intimate spaces will provide communal

which runs through the development. Liz Lake

meeting spaces suitable for quiet sitting on the low

Associates was commissioned to prepare a detailed

elliptical-shaped granite benches.

landscape design scheme for this spine area. Shallow grass mounding to the back of these The so-called 'spine' on the site is a north-south

meeting areas and elsewhere along the length of the

aligned linear amenity space which provides a

spine will create raised lawns, thereby increasing

green link from Mayesbrook Park to the south,

opportunities for informal passive recreation and

into the heart of the development. Drawing on its

imaginative play. Swathes of wildflower grassland

experience of landscape design in residential areas,

and indigenous species of trees and hedgerows will

Liz Lake Associates developed a scheme which has

also help to promote biodiversity.

a harmonious fluid informality and can be seen as a piece of modern art when viewed from the upper floor balconies.

Client

Architect

Images

Taylor Wimpey

Biscoe & Stanton

Groundfloor view

East London

Landscape masterplan Elliptical granite bench set within grass mounding


AN INFORMAL SERPENTINE PATH MEANDERS ALONG THE CENTRAL AXIS OF THIS LINEAR SPACE


TRUMPINGTON MEADOWS

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TRUMPINGTON, CAMBRIDGE

iz Lake Associates was commissioned to

The public space and individual plot landscapes

prepare the detailed landscape plans for the

include a combination of native plants and semi-

Trumpington Meadows residential development

native species, many of which are bee-friendly, with

of 350 houses on the southern outskirts of

hedgerows and large trees (oak, lime) and smaller

Cambridge. The proposals include a diverse

flowering trees such as wild cherry, Callery pear var.

mix of housing types and range of community

and rowan adding to the village character. Further to

facilities set within a village framework of public

planning approval of the detailed planting scheme,

open space, green corridors and streets, with

Liz Lake Associates have continued to oversee the

community parks and sustainable urban drainage

landscape implementation within the construction

features.

phase of the development.

A strong landscape framework was established

The majority of the residential properties have now

within the overarching development vision and

been completed and the landscape framework is

objectives identified within the existing Design

being implemented concurrently. The scheme, as

Code. The village quarter character area was further

it matures, will establish a rich and diverse setting

defined with distinctive tree and shrub planting

within which this new community can live, work

palettes focused about community open space

and play.

areas, streetscape, local play areas and individual plot landscape.

Client

Architect

Images

Barratt

Saunders

Mixed surfacing to streetscape

Homes

Partnership

Planting to streetscape Public open space to northern quarter


A STRONG LANDSCAPE FRAMEWORK WAS ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE OVERARCHING DEVELOPMENT VISION AND OBJECTIVES IDENTIFIED WITHIN THE EXISTING DESIGN CODE


MARCONI SITE

B

CHELMSFORD, ESSEX

ellway Homes (Essex) is building an exciting

in improving permeability in this part of the City

new mixed-use quarter in the heart of

Centre. A key element of the Landscape Strategy

Chelmsford City Centre. A design-led scheme for

has been to ensure that the new link is clearly

437 new apartments and houses as well as a range

legible; the design solution has been to delineate

of flexible commercial uses are proposed on the

the route with curvilinear lines of blue block paving

derelict Marconi Site which was the world’s first

with changes in direction at key movement nodes

purpose built radio factory and site of the first

defined by radiating splashes of blue block paving.

transatlantic radio transmission. A new urban garden featuring Italian Cypress will A broad framework for the public realm was defined

form the principal communal amenity space in the

by Chelmsford City Council and RMA Architects.

heart of the development. A dynamic triangular

Liz Lake Associates’ role was to design a vibrant,

shaped piazza will provide a commercial focus

legible and inclusive public realm creating a series

for the scheme in the south western part of the

of distinct spaces each with its own function and

site and feature active commercial frontages and

character.

opportunities for tables and chairs to spill out onto the south facing side of the piazza.

The proposed scheme will provide a new direct pedestrian and cycle route through the site linking

The planning committee unanimously approved

the train station in the south west with Anglia

the proposals and the project has progressed to

Ruskin University and New Street to the north

implementation on site.

east. This route delivers a key design objective

Client

Architect

Planning

Engineer

Images

Bellway Homes

RMA Architects

Savills

Ardent Consulting

Early concept sketch

Engineers

Landscape masterplan detail

Limited (Essex)

Commercial square


CGI: © RMA Architects

AN EXCITING MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT REFLECTING THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SITE


CITY VIZION

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NEWPORT, WALES

iz Lake Associates was commissioned by

Parade development to the rear. Adjacent to a

Taylor Wimpey to redesign this strategic

footbridge landing, a new plaza was designed

site on the banks of the River Usk for high-

which creates an exciting urban environment

quality apartments. The site is a landmark site in

with bars and restaurants and a variety of

Newport which has received significant funding

dwelling types.

in the past decade with major redevelopment and improvement works.

Working closely with the Welsh Assembly, Newport Planning Authority and Newport Regeneration

The landscape architecture team at Liz Lake

Company, a scheme was designed which satisfies

Associates designed a tree-lined boulevard link

all stakeholders aspirations as well as achieving a

which connects the site to the proposed Rodney

landmark scheme for Newport.

Client

Architect

Images

Taylor

Roberts Limbrick

Pedestrian walkway to river frontage

Wimpey

Landscape sketch View from the bridge over the River Usk


LLA WAS COMMISSIONED BY TAYLOR WIMPEY TO REDESIGN THIS STRATEGIC SITE ON THE BANKS OF THE RIVER USK


NIMR

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MILL HILL, LONDON

iz Lake Associates are working in partnership

and place that varies in different areas of the site

with Barratt London on the redevelopment

through well-designed planting appropriate to

of the National Institute for Medical Research

the locality and promote opportunities for habitat

to deliver 462 new homes and 1951 sqm of

enhancement and connectivity with the local

commercial space for small businesses and cafe.

context. The landscape proposal incorporates

The site, located on the Ridgeway compromises

clear visual connections and way finding between

of a steep landscape overlooking the Totteridge

spaces -as well as places to sojourn for daily use and

Valley to the north with some of the apartments

social gatherings.

having view across to London’s skyline. As well as the built form, the development consists of open

The threshold between rural and semi-urban

grasslands and woodlands that are retained and

landscape is softened and has increased access

opened for public access. The steep topography

throughout the development to outdoor recreation

offers unique opportunities to create cascading

areas that incorporates a Trim Trail with a strategic

landscapes and podium gardens with views across

network of interlinking play spaces; sports fields

the valley.

and natural habitat to explore.

Liz

Lake

Associates

worked

alongside

a

multidisciplinary team to create a sense of scale

The development proposals have been submitted for planning.

Client

Architect

Planner

Images

Barratt

Hawkins /Brown

Tyler

Colour sketch masterplan

London

DMFK

Grange

Early concept sketch CGI of woodland cluster apartments


LANDSCAPES AND PODIUM GARDENS WITH VIEWS ACROSS THE VALLEY

CGI: ©Pictureplane

THE STEEP TOPOGRAPHY OFFERS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES TO CREATE CASCADING


EAST SQUARE URBAN GARDEN

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BASILDON, ESSEX

iz Lake Associates was appointed to prepare a

proposed urban garden, providing an oasis of green

detailed Public Realm Appraisal and Strategy

in the centre of the town, thereby respecting public

Report for Basildon Town Centre to help deliver

consultation responses which have consistently

a new vision for its public realm as part of the

called for more green space in the town centre.

biggest regeneration project in the UK in 2012. The

Recognising the importance of post-war design,

dramatically sunken plaza of East Square is located

the key themes for the proposals are to conserve and

in the heart of the town centre and comprises a

be sensitive to the setting of the existing heritage

largely intact set piece design from the early 1960s.

asset and to re-animate the original 60s vision,

East Square was originally designed as an integral

to transform the square into an exciting place for

part of the concept for the imposing 14-storey

the 21st century. The proposed urban garden will

residential block of Brooke House and the squares

be robustly designed, with inclined lawn planes, a

key features (steps, ramp, flint retaining wall and

border of scented planting and seating focusing on

railings) comprise part of its Grade 2 listing. East

the central plaza pavement fountains. The detailing

Square currently lacks sufficient activity to be

responds positively to the original features and

really animated; it lacks a focus and features poor

context of the square. The proposed urban garden

quality paving and street furniture.

will break down the scale and hard expanse of the space whilst encouraging more intimate spaces

The master plan proposals for the town centre

and cafĂŠ culture to spill out onto the square.

replace the existing buildings on two sides of the square with a new cinema and shops. The square

The masterplan for Basildon town centre has been

will be increased in size making space for the

ratified by Basildon Town Council.

Client

Architect

Planner

Images

Barratt Homes &

CZWG

Barton Wilmore

Illustration of the Urban Garden

Wilson Bowden

East Square in 1965 Fountains at the heart of the garden


A NEW URBAN GARDEN IN THE HEART OF BASILDON’S TOWN CENTRE


WILLIAM GUY GARDENS

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BROMLEY BY BOW, EAST LONDON

his important housing scheme for Gateway

care and diligence during the design process to

Housing sits in a relatively constrained site

help create a scheme which achieved or exceeded

in Bromley By Bow, East London within Tower

the

Hamlets

budgetary constraints.

Gateway

Housing

approached

Liz

clients

aspirational

aims

whilst

meeting

By locating the building

Lake Associates to develop a masterplan with

in an optimum position on site the development

architects Ingleton Wood which would respond

was enhanced with a large communal garden

to its immediate context and in part help unify a

to the south which helped block views from the

somewhat dysfunctional area of predominantly

neighbouring underground and help filter noise

post-war social housing, 1970’s housing courts

from the east along the A12.

and contemporary, high rise tower blocks.

were produced for planning application including

Full scheme plans

detail hardscape and lighting design which helped By attending regular meetings and consultations

enhanced the architectural façade and setting.

with London Legacy Development Corporation the site was seen as critical to the setting and

Planning permission was secured on behalf of

further enhancement of Bromley By Bow and

Gateway Housing for the demolition of 17 vacant

Tower Hamlets. By developing sketch designs in

affordable residential units and the development

close association with the architect the building

of a new residential block, providing 45 units for

position was critical in defining the surrounding

both market and affordable use. Construction

streetscape and in creating a visually interesting

completion is due in 2016.

yet high quality public realm. The scheme required

Client

Architect

Images

Gateway

Ingleton

Landscape masterplan

Housing

Wood

Early sketch masterplan Building frontage at dusk


WE HELPED TO DEVELOP A MASTERPLAN THAT RESPONDED TO ITS IMMEDIATE CONTEXT, UNIFYING A SOMEWHAT DISFUNCTIONAL AREA OF PREDOMINANTLY POST-WAR SOCIAL HOUSING


ST MARTINS SQUARE

S

BASILDON, ESSEX

t Martin’s Square is the principal civic space

the market from its current location at Market

within Basildon and boasts a number of

Square to create a vibrant new street market

features of exceptional quality, including the 29m

within St Martin’s Square. Liz Lake Associates was

high free standing St Martin’s Bell Tower, which

appointed by Basildon Town Centre Management

was the first all glass bell tower in the world.

to work as landscape consultants with McBaines Cooper who were designing the new market.

As part of the detailed Public Realm Appraisal and Strategy Report for Basildon Town Centre, Liz Lake

Our brief was also to work with St Martin’s Church

Associates was asked to look at St Martin’s Square

to re-design St Martin’s Gardens on consecrated

which is owned by a number of stakeholders;

ground in front of the church. We were also asked

this is clearly reflected in the current somewhat

to achieve a single integrated civic identity of the

fragmented design which lacks a cohesive civic

highest quality for the wider Square.

vision. A planning application for the relocation of the As part of the wider regeneration proposals for

market has been submitted.

Basildon Town Centre there are proposals to move

Client

Architect

Images

Basildon Town Centre

McBaines Cooper

View looking north across St Martins Square Market

Management

Plan view of St Martins Square High quality public realm in front of church


ST MARTINS SQUARE UNIFIES THE ONCE FRAGMENTED PUBLIC REALM INTO A SUPERB QUALITY, FUNCTIONAL AND TASTEFUL CIVIC SPACE FOR RETAIL AND RECREATION


ARM HEADQUARTERS

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iz

Lake

Associates

by

fabric that integrates, in a contemporary way

LaSalle

with the existing Peterhouse Technology Park,

Investment Management to provide landscape

while complementing and enhancing the built

design services for the proposed extension of

forms of the new office accommodation and car

the Peterhouse Technology Park, Cambridge.

park structures. The proposed scheme prioritizes

The proposed development will provide new

pedestrian access throughout the development.

headquarters for ARM Holdings accommodating

It is the objective of the public realm proposals to

an additional 2,500 employees.

create a sense of place, incorporating clear visual

Commercial

Estates

were Group

appointed

CAMBRIDGE

and

connections and way finding, places to pause The

landscape

consideration

of

design the

brief

required

the

existing

business

park

coordinated with vehicular parking and service access.

landscape composition and the establishment of a high quality landscape setting for the new office

Expansion into the green belt by the ÂŁ15 billion

accommodation.

The landscape design should

microprocessor firm was approved by the city

respond to the site location on the edge of the

council in September 2015. This will allow the firm

Cambridge Green Belt.

to double the number of staff based at its offices on the Peterhouse Technology Park to around 2,500

The landscape design seeks to create a high quality

and keep its global headquarters in Cambridge,

distinctive scheme and a new element of urban

boosting the local economy.

Client

Architect

Images

ARM

Scott Brownrigg

Section detail Landscape masterplan Sketch design for rear courtyard


THE LANDSCAPE DESIGN INCLUDES A SERIES OF INTERRELATED ELEMENTS CENTRED ABOUT THE LINEAR ACCESS SPINE AND THE NORTH-SOUTH LINKS BETWEEN THE

CGI: © Scott Brownrigg

BUILDINGS TO THE RURAL HINTERLAND ON THE EDGE OF CAMBRIDGE


MONIER ROAD

M

HACKNEY WICK, LONDON

onier Road, Fish Island is a key regeneration

a new street and footpath link along the northern

zone post-Olympics. The design ensured all

edge of the scheme the site will help to create a

the criteria set by the London Legacy Development

permeable and visually interesting streetscape

Corporation and the local borough of Tower

which can be used as social spill-out space from the

Hamlets was exceeded. The project will create 45

ground floor hub/ meeting area.

high-quality homes, with commercial units to the ground floor – many of which will be family-sized

Roof Level Amenity and Play Space

units, workspace for small creative businesses,

This mixed-use roof terrace will contain play for

and new public realm in the form of a cafĂŠ and

several age ranges whilst also containing amenity

outdoor terrace as well as a shade garden within

space for residents. Play equipment is positioned

the central open atrium space.

through the space visually reducing the mass but creating a unified space for play surfaced in soft-

The area surrounding the site is characterised

pour surfacing to create visual interest. Accessible

by low grade former industrial buildings and

seating has been positioned within the space

more recently modern residential housing blocks

to provide seating for adults and children alike.

creating a poor quality, generally incoherent

Raised planters have been positioned to soften the

streetscape. The design rationale and concept has

external space and confine and frame views where

been developed in close association with HWO to

necessary, planted with low maintenance grasses

produce a new holistic and sustainable streetscape,

and shrubs the planting will include evergreen

fundamental to this is creating an extension of

hedging as a green backdrop to the planters, low

Wyke Avenue to the south-west; by implementing

water demand plants will reduce water demand.

Client

Architect

Images

AITCH

HWO

Landscape masterplan sketch

Group

Roofscape incorporating bespoke play elements Visualisation of architectural facade and streetscape


SET IN HACKNEY WICK THE SITE WILL PROVIDE PERMEABLE AND VISUALLY INTERESTING STREETSCAPE


STANMORE PLACE

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STANMORE, LONDON

ocated in the London Borough of Harrow,

mixture of native species along the boundaries with

Stanmore

selectively chosen ornamental species within the

Place

is

an

award

winning,

contemporary mixed use scheme set within a

village squares and plazas.

high quality landscape setting. The site is located in a prime position close to Canons Park Station

The overall development has been based on a

and encapsulates a series of plazas incorporating

strategy to retain the majority of the mature trees

formal water features each uniquely designed to

and

sit within the immediate context. Liz lake formed

introducing a variety of native tree species. Hard

an integral part of the planning and design team,

landscape designs were developed to budget

enabling

and Incorporate free draining (permeable) hard

condition

discharge

whilst

taking

concept sketches through to construction.

include enhancement where possible by

surfacing where possible to reduce surface water run-off. Working closely with the engineers and

The landscape masterplan is based upon a series

architects surface water attenuation features within

of permeable, planted boulevards and squares,

the green open spaces were developed to hold

giving a distinct sense of place and hierarchy. To

water and reduce flash flooding during periods of

enhance the scheme a series of semi-mature trees

high rainfall. The final phases of the development

and hedges were carefully selected and included a

are due to be completed during Spring 2017.

Client

Architect

Images

St Edward

Formation / Hamilton

Mature planting throughout the site Central plaza sketch Section through plaza & water feature


AN AWARD WINNING MIXED USE SCHEME ENCAPSULATING BESPOKE WATER FEATURES


TRENT BASIN

L

NOTTINGHAM

iz Lake Associates are working with Blueprint

focus of far reaching redevelopment proposals. The

Regeneration, Urban Designer URBED and

project will provide a mix of contemporary, high

Architect Marsh Grochowski to prepare landscape

quality, low energy homes forming a new kind

and public realm proposals for this major waterside

of sustainable neighbourhood. There will be tall

renaissance scheme.

elegant houses fronting well designed streets and attractive green spaces forming a distinct identity

The

project

is

located

within

Nottingham

and a strong sense of place reinforced by open

Waterside, an area widely acknowledged as one of

views over the River Trent. The heritage of the site

Nottingham’s greatest but least developed assets.

will be expressed in the design of the architecture

Stretching from Trent Bridge to Colwick Park and

and public realm to further create a great place with

bounded by the river Trent, the area is currently the

a strong character.

Client

Architect

Images

Blueprint

Marsh Grochowski

Riverside gardens

Regeneration

Masterplan showing phases 1 and 2 View along the riverside walk


CGI: © URBED

WIDELY ACKNOWLEDGED AS ONE OF NOTTINGHAM’S GREATEST BUT LEAST DEVELOPED ASSETS


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Liz Lake Associates offers the following services:

■ Landscape Design

■ Restoration and Conversion

■ Urban Design

■ Residential

■ Public Realm

■ Education

■ Masterplanning

■ Retail & Leisure

■ Landscape Planning

■ Community Consultation

■ Expert Witness

■ Ecology

■ Heritage Landscapes

■ Arboriculture

■ Gardens and Estates

■ 3D / Graphic Design

WWW.LIZLAKE.COM Liz Lake Associates Chartered Landscape Architects Stansted: Unit 1, The Exchange, 9 Station Road, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8BE t +44 (0)1279 647044 e office@lizlake.com www.lizlake.com

Nottingham: Suite 201, 20 Fletcher Gate, Nottingham NG1 2FZ t +44 (0)115 784 3566 e office@lizlake.com www.lizlake.com

Bristol: 1 Host Street, Bristol, BS1 5BU t +44 (0)117 927 1786 e office@lizlake.com www.lizlake.com

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Urban Public Spaces  

At Liz Lake Associates, we are landscape architects, urban designers and landscape planners. With the growing interest in our environment, t...

Urban Public Spaces  

At Liz Lake Associates, we are landscape architects, urban designers and landscape planners. With the growing interest in our environment, t...

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