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Client: RBK working within TFT Design Team
Contract Sum: £20 million
Completion: 2009

Key Landscape Design Features:

• Link a diagonal desire line from site entrance to new building.
• Create a contemporary civic space to the front.
• Unite the ‘inward’ atrium space to the external environment.
• Environmental Education Area, including a drainage swale utilising MUGA rainwater run-off.
• 5 no. Floodlit MUGA courts, available for community use.
• BREAM ‘Very Good’ (whole building rating).
• Safeguarding a wealth of existing trees.
• Creation of new habitats including: wetland, grassland, woodland edge, ecological garden.
• Sustainably sourced landscape materials where possible
• Orchard; preserving rare old fruit varieties.
• Native ecological planting to railway boundary / wildlife corridor.