Blyth Road (The Stylus), Hayes, West London

INTRO Natural Dimensions has collaborated with Jefferson Sheard Architects to design and deliver roof gardens for this key landmark apartment building in Hayes, West London, built on the site of a former vinyl factory. The centre piece to the building’s three interlinked blocks at three, five and ten storeys, are the three landscaped podiums on..

Woodpecker Close Extra Care Scheme, Saughall Massie

INTRO The gardens were designed in summer 2018 by Natural Dimensions as part of the development of a new 78 apartment extra care facility to provide high quality communal outdoor garden space for residents. The project received planning approval in Nov 18 and is due to start on site in 2019. THE DESIGN The gardens..

Fountains Court, Leeds Trinity University

INTRO The design of this space contained by six storey new and existing student accommodation combines the design of a garden courtyard, a communal space and significant level changes from adjacent areas. THE DESIGN The geometry and materials of the landscape design is a result of the surrounding distinctive building design style, scale, texture and layout...

Heaton Moor Street Design

INTRO Natural Dimensions produced plans, visuals and consultation sheets and organised community consultation events to promote a street improvement scheme which successfully won funding from the local authority. Starts on site w/c 20th Feb!! Streetscape improvements were proposed as part of a scheme envisioned and led by Natural Dimensions to upgrade and widen tarmac paths, remove some..

Bourke Gardens Extra Care Facility, Walkden

INTRO The public garden layout and planting plans were designed by Natural Dimensions as part of the development of a new 56 apartment extra care facility to provide a high quality communal outdoor public garden space for residents. THE DESIGN The gardens are contained by remodelled landform to separate the gardens from the adjacent road visually..

Close Park, Radcliffe

INTRO The designs for Close Park transformed the existing overgrown, concealed and uninviting park into a welcoming, interesting and easily accessible environment. The DESIGN The existing high wall along the park frontage was lowered to open up views into the park and deter undesirable behaviour. The existing car park was relocated to the side of the..

Italian Orchard Gardens Conference and Wedding Venue

INTRO Part of a large scale redevelopment including a holiday village, conference and wedding venue, the Italian Orchard gardens serve as extensive grounds for the development and act as an attraction in their own right. The DESIGN A formal axis with cypress trees links two car parks and connects the spaces. The overspill car park..

South Hall Street Apartments Roof Gardens

INTRO The design provides an exciting variety of spaces around the setting of the development. THE DESIGN In collaboration with AFL Architects, the landscape design for the 142 dwelling development in Salford, which has recently been granted planning permission, comprised car park layout design, street interfaces and a roof top park.

Marsden House, Leeds Beckett University

ONE OF THE MOST IMAGINATIVE LANDSCAPE SETTINGS TO A JSA DESIGNED BUILDING Tom Jones – Director at Jefferson Sheard Architects INTRO Housing over 900 mainly first-year students, Marsden House is one of the liveliest halls of residence. Natural Dimensions were briefed to provide an outdoor space for students with seating and a central canopy space...

Ocean Academy, Poole

INTRO Natural Dimensions in collaboration with Blue Sky Designs won a bid to design a new junior academy in Poole. The academy site masterplan produced by Natural Dimensions provided modern educational facilities within the setting of a strong green fabric and a range of outdoor opportunities. THE DESIGN Natural Dimensions provided detailed designs for all..