08/03/19 -

Planning success for former HM Prison Kingston site

HMP Kingston sml

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

AIPH Garden

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

Floating Forest

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…

13/11/18 -

Grant Associates features in new book about ‘makers’ of Bath

Made in Bath

Grant Associates is one of 18 innovators to feature in a brand-new book called Made in Bath which celebrates the creative spirit of ‘makers’ in Bath. Made in Bath shares the stories of creatives, craftspeople, engineers and innovators based in the UNESCO World Heritage City, demonstrating how Bath is a hotbed of ideas and creativity…

05/11/18 -

Andrew Grant to present at Creative Bath Inspires

Supertrees at dusk - image Darren Soh, Grant Associates 2017

Andrew Grant, director and founder of landscape architect Grant Associates, will present at the next ‘in conversation-with’ Inspires event, hosted by Creative Bath. Taking place on 22 November 2018 (6-8pm) at Walcot House in Bath, Andrew will talk about the importance of inspiring the imagination and forging closer connections with nature to strengthen communities and…