Portfolio: Landscape Assessment

For many developments a visual & character assessment is a prerequisite. Assessments define the impact of the development, highlight constraints and direct the design process.

Mayfield Farm Plan - Click to enlarge

Mayfield Farm.

An assessment was carried out to assess the impact of a single new build in a rural area of north Hampshire. Opportunities for enhancing native hedgerows to paddocks and creating of a small woodland belt have been included. Restoration of a pond in a wetland area of the site aims to provide continuity of wildlife corridors and encourage birds and invertebrates.


Oaktree Farm Plan - Click to enlarge

Oaktree Farm.

A proposal for a new barn and manege in a rural area of north Hampshire on the periphery of the AONB. |The site includes a lake and area of scrubland that provide a rich habitat for wildlife. Proposals for a wildflower meadow will enhance opportunities for biodiversity, especially butterflies.


Springfield House Plan - Click to enlarge

Springfield House.

A proposal for a Manege in a rural area within the visual envelope of Butser Hill and the East Hampshire AONB. This involved a Landscape Assessment and planting proposals. The owners have already carried out screen planting which has now been augmented with further planting.


Fisherton de la Mere Plan - Click to enlarge

Fisherton de la Mere, Wylye, Wiltshire.

This development for a new grain store on the edge of Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire AONB required a detailed landscape assessment covering a wide area across the Wylye Valley.


Burton Park Plan - Click to enlarge Burton Park Photo - Click to enlarge

Burton Park, West Sussex.

A detailed survey was undertaken of the gardens at Burton Park, resulting in recommendations for restoration and management of the gardens.



Elizabeth Ford

Landscape Architects

31 The Mallards

02392 711970