Residential Developments

Whitworth West, Manchester: Redrow Developments

This award winning residential development in central Manchester includes a modern communal courtyard garden with a decorative dry stream bed, water features, decked seating and feature planting. Also integrated within the development is an atrium and terrace gardens. The courtyard design was awarded a BALI Landscape Award.

PJ Livesey Developments

Sites include; Withington Hospital, Needham Hall, Crossley Hospital, at Frodsham, Fairfield Hospital at Letchworth, Bedwell Park, Hayle Mill near Maidstone, Ide Hill near Sevenoaks, Wyfold Manor, Eagley Mill - Bolton and Hill Hall- Epping. A broad range of luxury residential projects have been undertaken with this client, creating residential developments within historic buildings, hospitals and converted industrial units. As the majority of these developments involve listed buildings within protected landscapes a high standard of landscape setting is required incorporating Historic garden restoration and Conservation works. A recent scheme at Hayle Mill near Maidstone was the subject of a successful public enquiry into the conversion of the Listed Paper Mill set within an area of Special landscape value. The highly successful redevelopment of this site is now complete.

Needham Hall, Didsbury: PJ Livesey Developments

This former private house and grounds which was more recently a University hall of residence has been converted into luxury apartments with new town houses built within the grounds. The original woodland garden which was the setting to the house has been carefully preserved and new gardens to the houses incorporated.

Withington Hospital: PJ Livesey Developments, Barrat Homes & George Wimpey

The redevelopment of Withington Hospital is being jointly redeveloped by PJ Livesey and house builders Barrats & Wimpey’s who are siting new homes on the cleared hospital site. PJ Livesey have undertaking the redevelopment of the former workhouse building as luxury apartments and the 2 courtyards which front the original buildings have being restored as private gardens for the use of the residents of the apartment building.

Bradbury Hall, Chesterfield: SGP Properties

We were commissioned to create the landscape setting to series of apartment blocks in Chesterfield. Public art features create a striking entrance feature and maximum use has been made of the external spaces, providing sunny seating areas for residents, along with more private garden areas opening out from individual apartment terraces.

Ellesmere Street, Castlefield: for Mayfair Properties

We were commissioned to design an internal courtyard for this large canal side apartment development within Castlefield, Manchester. The courtyard is built over an underground car park resulting in loading restrictions. Low beds contain the planting areas and a timber decked walkway encloses the courtyard. Steps lead down to an inlet from the canal where leisure craft can moor.