A new community garden has been opened in Bath and will assist in fostering links between young and old. The garden is located at St Mark’s School and was joint initiative between the school, the local community and the Golden Oldies charity. The garden includes level access, seating areas, raised planters and provides a wonderful view across to Solsbury Hill.
2012 saw record rises in solar power generation across the world, with an increasing contribution to the UK’s energy needs.
Hinkley C Nuclear Power Station in Somerset has finally received planning consent (Development Consent Order) from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey.
The eyes of the rugby world are now on Saracens who have become the first professional Rugby Union club in the world to play on an artificial pitch at their new home stadium earlier this year. Saracens Rugby Club recently transformed Barnet Copthall athletics stadium in north London into the Allianz Stadium, a rejuvenated multi-purpose community sports, athletics and rugby stadium.
The University of Birmingham has received planning permission for the proposed redevelopment of the existing student residential accommodation at Chamberlain Hall, The Vale in Edgbaston. Nicholas Pearson Associates, as part of a multi disciplinary team, working with Glancy Nicholls Architects, undertook landscape assessment, provided landscape design services and undertook the Heritage Impact Assessment.
We are looking forward with great enthusiasm to some exciting new projects that we will be working on this year.