With autumn in the air now is a good time to reflect on some of our highlights from the summer season. Despite the challenging times we are living through, the DD Team has helped deliver a number of landscape concepts, planning consents and completions for a range of private and public sector clients.
We are delighted to have been successfully appointed to join the team of consultants on the latest Generation 4 Framework providing infrastructure support across the Solent region.
We are delighted to announce that our care home project in Newbury, won ‘Best Specialist Dementia Design’ at this year’s Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
The Grammys may be over but at Deacon Design we are celebrating 3 new award nominations. The RICS Social Impact Awards – who recognise the built environment’s contribution to society – have nominated our Southampton school project and a residential scheme in Kent. We are also up for nomination for a Later Living project within the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2020.
At this time of year, as we are surrounded by spectacular autumn colours, let’s remind ourselves of the importance of tree planting on every project. Read more to see how tree planting not only helps our environment but will also help you gain planning permission more readily.
Located halfway between Winchester, Southampton and Portsmouth in the historic village of Wickham our Southern Design studio offers a great location to host design team meetings and workshops.
Deacon Design have helped to secure planning approval for the landscape enhancements at St Swithun’s Church in Headbourne Worthy, near Winchester.
We are delighted to announce that North Stoneham Park, Phase 1 was Highly Commended in the Home Projects Post Construction category at this year’s BREEAM Awards.
We are delighted to have secured reserved matters approval for Foreman Homes’ latest development at Picket Piece, Andover for 82 new homes.
Kingsnorth Green project to provide 550 new homes has been given outline permission.
In collaboration with Farrells masterplanning team, we have developed the green infrastructure, landscape and public open space strategies. The development will be based around a new village green, providing homes in a carefully landscaped environment, using existing field patterns and the Kent landscape character to bring identity to this strategic extension.
Appointed by Oceanic Estates we are delighted to start 2019 with a new instruction to deliver the technical design for two phases of development at the Adanac Park development, Southampton.
Forming Southampton’s premier new business park, Adanac Park encompasses over 75 acres of mixed use development comprising the existing National headquarters of the Ordnance Survey amongst a mix of commercial uses, retail, hotel and new housing.
As 2018 draws to a close, we take a look back at our highlights.
It’s been an exciting year filled with a variety of projects, from continued involvement at North Stoneham Park through to an impressive school expansion programme in Southampton and strategic planning for a new community in Hampshire.
As the commercial sector continues to understand the importance of flexible working environments and our inherent need to connect with nature (Biophilia), it is clear that landscape is an essential ingredient in delivering healthy environments for future workplaces.
Since the private rental sub-sector ‘Build to Rent’ (B2R) was thrown into the spotlight in 2012 it has gone from strength to strength. In the six years since Sir Adrian Montague’s report highlighted the potential of this housing model to help address the chronic housing shortfall, there are now 131,855 build to rent units either completed or planned across the UK.
As we welcome the subtle hues of autumn, we take a look back at our project highlights from a stunning summer.
It’s been a productive summer at Deacon Design. As the practice continues to grow along with a greater diversity of commissions, we are relishing in developing ideas with our clients and design colleagues.
Since the successful delivery of the Phase 1 approval for North Stoneham Park in May 2017, we are delighted to have recently received reserved matters approval for Phase 2. Working for Highwood Homes and affordable housing provider Vivid, this next phase will deliver a further 514 dwellings and associated Green Infrastructure, Public Open Space and wider community benefits.
Deacon Design, working alongside Foreman Homes and HGP Architects have successfully secured detailed planning approval for the Phase II residential scheme at St Johns Road, Hedge End, near Southampton.
The scheme, which will comprise 106 new homes, will see the restoration of a wet woodland complete with boardwalks and viewing decks.
Set on top of the North Downs, Hawkinge offers stunning views above nearby Folkestone to the English Channel and French coastline. Located on the former RAF Hawkinge airfield, the site played an important role during WWII defending the skies above Kent and now provides a peaceful and beautiful location for “Later Living”.
We have been appointed by Pentland Homes Limited to develop the detailed landscape design for a new residential scheme at Lydden, Kent comprising 22, well needed family homes. Famous for its Hill Circuit the actual settlement of Lydden sits within a tranquil valley adjacent to the Kent Downs AONB and temple Ewell Nature Reserve.