08/05/19 -

Grant Associates on design team for proposed YTL Arena in Bristol

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YTL has announced the design team for its plan to deliver an arena for Bristol in the historic Brabazon hangars. The company has selected architect Grimshaw, working in partnership with Manica Architecture and landscape architect Grant Associates, for the project to create an arena by repurposing the Brabazon aircraft hangars at the former Filton Airfield. YTL’s vision…

17/04/19 -

Forest of Imagination teams up with Holburne Museum for summer festival

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Award-winning arts and design pop-up Forest of Imagination returns to Bath on 20-24 June 2019, teaming up with the Holburne Museum to stage a festival of fantastical installations, creative workshops and sculptures designed to spark everyone’s imagination. Taking place for its sixth consecutive year, the free, five-day participatory event will invite people of all ages and from…

27/03/19 -

Planning approval for first homes at Filton Airfield

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Planning approval to deliver 278 new homes on the site of the former Filton Airfield has been granted by South Gloucestershire Council. The new homes form the first phase in the transformation of the historic airfield site into a thriving new neighbourhood for Bristol, known as Brabazon. Grant Associates is creating the landscape and public realm…

08/03/19 -

Planning success for former HM Prison Kingston site

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A scheme to regenerate Portsmouth’s former HM Prison Kingston into 267 homes has been given planning approval and listed building consent by Portsmouth City Council’s Planning Committee. Grant Associates is designing the landscape strategy for the Victorian gaol, which is being masterplanned by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios on behalf of City & Country Group. The…

04/03/19 -

Agar Grove wins two gongs at London Planning Awards 2019

Agar Grove - Courtesy of Hawkins Brown Architects

Agar Grove Estate scooped the Mayor’s Award for Good Growth and the Mayor’s Award for Sustainable and Environmental Planning at the London Planning Awards 2019. Designed by architects Hawkins Brown and Mae Architects with landscape architecture by Grant Associates, the scheme to regenerate a 1960s housing estate is the largest of the London Borough of…

24/01/19 -

Grant Associates designs garden for 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Expo

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Grant Associates is to create a permanent exhibition garden on behalf of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) for the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exposition. Taking place in China’s capital from 29th April – 7th October 2019, the exposition is one the largest horticultural trade events in the world with organisers expecting around 16 million visitors. 2019’s event…

05/12/18 -

Grant Associates’ masterplan for new district in Madrid wins outline planning

Castellana Norte Park 2. Image Grant Associates

A masterplan by British duo architect Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners and landscape architect Grant Associates to create a new business and residential district in north Madrid has won outline planning. The proposal for Madrid Castellana Norte aims to transform a vast, 500-hectare tract of neglected land close to Chamartín railway station. Constituting the most significant regeneration plan for Madrid in…

30/11/18 -

Bath’s Forest of Imagination wins top award for temporary landscape

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Forest of Imagination, the Bath based pop-up contemporary arts event, has been crowned best Temporary Landscape at the 2018 Landscape Institute (LI) Awards.   Created by landscape architect Grant Associates and arts charity 5x5x5=creativity, the annual four-day festival has seen different spaces in, and around, Bath transformed into fantastical ‘forests’ for the last five years. Staged in…