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.
The key expertise we offer to our clients
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.
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.
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.
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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Revitalising communities by the reprioritisation of spaces
Locally-led town centre regeneration is key to driving resilient communities in the future. The purpose of the British high street is no longer solely retail.
Date: 7 Jun 22
by Gurminder Sanghera
15-minute neighbourhood -Transport Infrastructure
Like countless others, one of our architects had to relocate out of a city into a nearby commuter town, forced by the pandemic. How have her experiences have shaped a new ethos behind town planning.
Date: 5 Nov 21
Why recovery will bring a new healthcare estate
How changing perspectives to our health and wellbeing are front-of-mind for people have impacted demand on healthcare estates and health infrastructure.
Date: 4 Jul 22
by Gareth Banks
Regional Director, Architecture
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