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Bannockburn Battlefield

We are part of the winning team for the National Trust's competition to develop proposals for a new visitor centre at Bannockburn.  Proposals include, the re-creation of the original wooded encampment to encompass the new visitors centre.
Client:
The National Trust for Scotland.   Contract Value £1,300,000.
Exhibition: RSA Exhibition 2006.   MORE

 
Arbroath Abbey Visitor Centre
Creation of a new urban square associated with the development of a new visitor centre.
Client:  Angus Council/Historic Scotland.  Contract Value £250,000.
Award: Scottish Award for Quality Planning 2001.   MORE
 
City Quay, Newhaven, Edinburgh
Landscape proposals for a large waterfront development including the creation of roof gardens, play and seating areas over large
underground car parks.
Client: Gregor Shore PLC.   Contract Value £900,000.   MORE
 
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
The creation of a new route and entrance court between Playfair’s Royal College of Surgeons building and a new teaching block.
Client:
Royal College of Surgeons.   Contract value  £50,000.
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Freer Street, Edinburgh
Creation of a new tree lined avenue linking the Union Canal with Edinburgh City Centre. The street is constructed over underground car
parks and the project also includes associated roof gardens and elevated terraces.

Client:
 Buredi.   Contract value  £900,000.   MORE
 
Leith Street Offices,  Edinburgh

Creation of a series of terraced roof gardens and streetscape associated with the development.
Client: Kilmartine Property Group.  Contract value  £200,000.   MORE

 
Eyre Place Housing,  Edinburgh

Creation of a courtyard roof garden for an Edinburgh Newtown housing development.
Client:
 Applecross PLC.   Contract value  £200,000.   MORE

 
Croythorn House, Edinburgh

Creation of a communal roof garden with garden areas, pergolas, and seating areas, and associated private gardens and hard
landscaped areas.

Client:
 Sundial PLC.   Contract value  £240,000.   MORE

 
Gracemount Walled Garden and Community Park
Restoration of a Victorian walled garden and creation of a new community park within the former orchard area. In association with Allan
Murray Architects.
Client:  City of Edinburgh Council
Award: Civic Trust Award 2001.   MORE
 
Merchants House Garden, Kirkcaldy

Creation of a community garden in the grounds of a 17th century merchants house.
Client:
  Scottish Historic Buildings Trust.  Contract value £60,000.  
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Abbotsford Park Garden, Edinburgh
The creation of a communal garden and parking areas in the grounds of a Victorian villa conversion into luxury flats.
Client: Victoria Hill Management Ltd.  Estimated Contract Value £25,000.   MORE
 
Newington Lodge Japanese Garden, Edinburgh
The creation of a Japanese Garden within the grounds of the listed Victorian villa of Newington Lodge.
Client: Mr Russell Sharp.   Contract Value £35,000.   MORE
 
John Dewars Distillery Visitor Centre, Aberfeldy
The creation of woodlands, paths and new car parking associated with the new visitor centre.
Client: John Dewar and Sons.  Contract Value £50,000.   MORE
 
Bacardi Distillery Visitor Centre, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Commissioned by John Dewar's parent company to provide a masterplan for the development of a new visitor centre in Puerto Rico.
Client:
  Bacardi Corporation Puerto Rico.   Contract value £689,000.  
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Redevelopment of Mansfield Place Church
Restoration and development of the grounds associated with the redevelopment of the listed Mansfield Place Church.
Client:
  Mansfield Traquair Trust.   Contract value £100,000.

Award:
Civic Trust Award 2003.
  
 
Trinity House, Edinburgh
Landscape proposals for a large new housing development in Edinburgh. Proposals include the rejuvenation of the site's original policy
woodland and the planting of a diverse ground cover of woodland edge shrubs, meadow grasslands and drifts of bulbs.
Client: Cala Homes.   Contract Value £70,000.   MORE
 
Kinleith Mill,  Edinburgh
Landscape proposals for a large new housing development within the valley of the Water of Leith. Proposals aim at reinforcing the natural character of the setting by using trees, hedges, shrubs and wildflower meadows of species which are indigenous to Scotland.
Client:
Treetops Development Company.   Contract value £300,000.   MORE
 

Two Houses Lindrick,  Doncaster

Landscape proposals related to integrating two large houses into a mature policy woodland in a conservation area. Proposals include the
creation of sedum roofs to merge the housing into its rural setting.

Client:
Private.   Contract value £50,000.   MORE
 
Saracen Cross, Glasgow

A Millennium Spaces Project. Creation of new urban square associated with proposals for housing and commercial buildings which form
the backdrop to the square.

Client:
  Springburn & Possilpark Housing Association.   Contract value £440,000.   MORE

 
Wester Hailes, Edinburgh
Creation of new urban square associated with a new shopping centre, library and civic buildings.
Client: Edinburgh District Council.   Contract Value £660,000.   MORE
 
 
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