FPCR are providing landscape, urban design and arboricultural services for Cranbrook New Town. Identified within the NHS England Healthy New Towns Programme, Cranbrook will ultimately deliver some 8,000 new homes, part of East Devon’s ‘West End’ growth area.
Following outline approval, FPCR were appointed by the Cranbrook New Community Partners to undertake the detailed landscape design and implementation of Cranbrook Phase 1 (3,500 homes).
The extensive green infrastructure and public realm proposals that have been developed and designed by FPCR include a new Country Park and a Ecology Park, neighbourhood ‘village’ squares and street design, formal sports pitches, play areas and sports hub, and a new town centre square.
FPCR are involved in all aspects of landscape design, implementation, and contract administration in addition to delivering reserved matters landscape applications, landscape and hedgerow management plans, Design Codes, arboricultural assessments and detailed arboricultural method statements.
The practice is appointed as part of the on-going promotion of the future Cranbrook phases. This has included producing Landscape & Visual Impact Assessments, Green Infrastructure Strategies and Landscape Masterplans as part of subsequent outline planning applications.