Colvin & Moggridge
uniquely personal landscapes

Planning Win in Jersey

Colvin & Moggridge have gained planning permission for Seymour Farm near Mont Orgueil Castle on the East coast of Jersey. A new classically designed house by Hugh Petter (AA). We were responsible for siting the house and all aspects of the landscape and garden design.  The READ MORE
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Planning Coup for Retirement Complex

Colvin and Moggridge recently achieved the rare coup of gaining full planning permission from Malvern Hills District Council for the erection of 40 extra-care apartments and houses on a village site in rural Worcestershire. A fundamental understanding of the existing landscape READ MORE
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Extra-care retirement complex receives outline approval

Colvin and Moggridge together with Yiangou Architects and Hunter Page Planning have submitted a detail planning application for Phase 2 of the extra-care retirement complex for Albion Lodge Developments Ltd in Hanley Swan, Worcestershire. The proposal for 18 extra-care apartments READ MORE
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Planning Success for Housing with Care in Worcestershire

A team led by Mark Darwent of Colvin & Moggridge has obtained dual success in gaining full planning permission for 16 extra-care apartments and outline permission for an additional 24 extra-care dwellings on behalf of clients Albion Lodge Development Ltd. The extra-care READ MORE
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Albion Lodge set to expand.

Albion Lodge is a retirement home run owned by the Darwent family. The acquisition of a neighbouring property gave rise to a fantastic opportunity for expanding the home’s facilities. Colvin & Moggridge Director Mark Darwent is in charge of the planning application READ MORE
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William Morris’s Cotswolds garden featured in Country Life.

“Heaven on earth” was how William Morris described his home at Kelmscott Manor. The restoration of this magical cottage garden, led by Colvin & Moggridge, began in the 1990’s.  Now complete, this Country Life feature provides a fascinating insight into the READ MORE
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Innovative placement of new classical country house in disused railway embankment clinches NPPF Para 55 planning permission.

Building a new house in the open countryside is virtually impossible. The only glimmer of hope: Para 55 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Para 55 bypasses the stringent planning legislation by permitting only the building of new houses considered to be READ MORE
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‘Arts and Crafts’ for the 21st-century.

Our renovation of early 20th-century Arts and Crafts gardens around a Hampshire mansion includes a new sunken pool garden.  Designed and detailed in partnership with Adam Architects, the semi-circle of balustraded steps and planted landings lead down to sheltered terraces, which READ MORE
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Last year Mallorca, this year the Netherlands.

Every autumn we get out of the office and head off on our practice field trip. Last year we spent a few inspirational days studying the landscape in Palma, Mallorca and this year we enjoyed all that Floriade 2012, the World Horticultural Expo, Venlo, had to offer. This decennial READ MORE
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