uniquely personal landscapes

Landscape for sports hall & fitness centre used as Olympic base.

We are celebrating the completion of the new sports hall and fitness complex at St Mary’s University in Twickenham. The project was grant aided by Sport England and the new facilities were used as the UK base for the South African Olympic Team. Looking beyond the immediate site READ MORE
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Colvin & Moggridge work in partnership with ecologists at Buttersteep House, Surrey.

An exciting refurbishment of the interiors and gardens of Buttersteep House has been completed since the Autumn of last year. New elements include a rose garden, a pond with cascade and ornamental gazebo, a kitchen garden with glasshouse, and the reinstatement of footpaths and a READ MORE

New coastal house provides opportunity for ecological enhancement.

The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with national sides making their final preparations ahead of this summer’s tournament. We now know the groups after December’s draw. England have been put together with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G. Gareth READ MORE
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The official private opening of Old Alresford House Gardens.

June the 14th marked an important day for our long standing clients Mike Hall and Shuna MacKillop of Old Alresford House in Hampshire. The creation and restoration of their Grade II listed park and gardens, which we’d worked on together for 8 years, was complete. The house was READ MORE
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Colvin & Moggridge return to Cherkley Court.

Cherkley Court is the former country residence of Lord Beaverbrook, an influential press magnate and political broker with close connections to Winston Churchill, who spent so much time at Cherkley that he was given his own room. In April 2011 Longshot Limited acquired the READ MORE
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Visitor centre masterplan for Stowe landscape gardens.

Our landscape masterplan for the restoration of the New Inn at Stowe, the National Trust’s newly opened visitor entrance to this unique 18th-century landscape garden, combines exacting parking provision for over 400 vehicles within a former quarry, with detailed design of READ MORE
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Jardines de Alfabia.

Whilst on our Mallorcan practice field trip three of us made the short journey from Palma towards Sóller to find the gardens of Alfabia. Located at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains the house, gardens and orchard form a complex that dates back to the Arab era of Mallorca. READ MORE

Uniquely personal landscapes need uniquely personal plants.

Every winter we team up with Barcham Trees and head south to Italy. Our aim: to select beautiful specimen trees and shrubs, as well as fine quality pleached and topiary sets for practice projects. The Pistoia region of Tuscany contains over 1000 nurseries, with some growers READ MORE

Landscape study Palma, Mallorca.

This year’s practice field trip took us all to Palma, Mallorca and its hinterland to study the architecture, cityscape, gardens and natural landscape. Palma, with its rich historic and modern design detail, proved a fertile territory for our usual challenges to staff to READ MORE