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Places with clear vision and purpose, that benefit all who use them

Our masterplans shape the delivery of dynamic and inspiring places that embrace the ever-changing ways we live, work, socialise, and travel. Drawing on our experience, as architects, landscape designers, and building consultants, we create cohesive, sustainable environments – that support the wellbeing of individuals and communities and provide them with opportunities to grow and thrive.

With the consideration of the unique context of a place, and through engaging with the local community, we devise bespoke masterplans that incorporate shared spaces, connections with nature, with access to key public infrastructure. We have transformed a wide variety of places, from suburban neighbourhoods to large scale strategic economic regeneration plans, residential-led developments to mixed use projects, across both brown and greenfield sites.

From the initial competition and interviews through to the planning approval the AHR team has demonstrated a clear understanding of the vision that Cornwall Council had and conveyed it in an exciting and innovative manner. You made the design competition interesting and fun and the interviews engaging and relaxed.”

Les Allen

Langarth & Hayle Client Programme Director, Cornwall Council



Our Specialisms

The key expertise we offer to our clients

Nature-led masterplanning

Our nature-led masterplans work with the existing site topology and biodiversity, not only to preserve the existing environment on greenfield sites, but also to enhance it. We connect homes, schools, walkways, leisure and cultural destinations with verdant walkways, prioritising the pedestrian, all set amongst rural, open spaces. Through enjoying nature this way, people can nurture an active lifestyle, boosting their health and wellbeing.

Strategic masterplanning

We support local authorities and private developers in creating strategic masterplans in order to deliver economic regeneration, we create sustainable, resilient communities now and well into the future. Our strategic masterplans are designed with a clear vision and principles flowing throughout, and with the flexibility and adaptability to respond to evolving circumstances.

Regenerative masterplanning

A connected approach is essential when masterplanning city and town centre regenerative schemes and locally-led regeneration is key to driving resilient communities in the future. We work with all stakeholders to ensure that our regenerative masterplans revitalise and are fit-for-purpose for the communities within them. We utilise The Future High Streets Fund, the Community Ownership Fund, Towns Fund and Levelling Up Fund, to help local authorities gain the resources they need to transform these spaces.

Residential-led masterplannning

We have experience of creating residential-led masterplans of all scales. From 8,000 home strategic masterplans to constrained, inner-city brownfield sites, all of our residential-led schemes are created with residents, community and inclusivity at their heart.



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