uniquely personal landscapes

What would Brown do today? Colvin & Moggridge joint competition winners.

The Capability Brown Design Ideas Competition is a national competition hosted by Natural England and run by the Landscape Institute. Winners were announced at the 2015 LI Awards. 2016 is the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, this READ MORE

First NHS Framework Agreement project submitted for planning.

Colvin & Moggridge have been appointed by the NHS to work in partnership with BMJ Architects on a number of Framework Agreement projects. The first of these projects is a joint venture involving both University College London (UCL) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital READ MORE

Oxford’s most popular attractions, the Meadow and Christ Church, to get new visitor facilities.

Planning consent has recently been granted to transform an early 19th century thatched barn, in the grounds of Christ Church, into a new visitor centre. Facilities, housed in contemporary extensions on either side of the barn, will include an interpretation centre with new 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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Colvin & Moggridge design for multi-species enclosure features in Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

Selected for display at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition this year is an axonometric drawing by Mark Darwent and Sue Goodman for the multi-species enclosure for spectacled bears, coatimundi and short-clawed otters at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey. The READ MORE
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Colvin & Moggridge appointed as landscape architects to Capability Brown landscape, Langley Park.

Colvin & Moggridge has played a vital role in the conversion of Langley Park – an important Palladian mansion house, set in a Capability Brown landscape – into a 5* hotel and spa. First, in 2013, by helping to secure the necessary planning consent and today by READ MORE
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Little Peacocks in full Spring bloom.

Come Spring Little Peacocks, the Gloucestershire practice garden, bursts into bloom. The gardens open to the public once a year as part of the National Gardens Scheme and this year they’ll open Sunday May 3rd. This photograph shows our bulb lawn awash with Anemone blanda, READ MORE

Hal Moggridge talks Brenda Colvin.

Colvin’s archive, donated by Hal Moggridge back in February 2014, now resides at MERL (the Museum of English Rural Life). MERL is part of the University of Reading and was most recently the location for a talk by Hal Moggridge on the subject of Brenda Colvin. Hal’s talk 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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