Urban Housing

A selection of housing projects located in the urban areas of the south east. Some are conversions from old hospital buildings, some new build, and sheltered housing.

Robust planting as well as provision for residents planting areas, especially in sheltered accommodation blocks where raised beds for ease of access for wheelchair users have been included.

Bat boxes, bird baths and feeders have been included as well as a sensitive approach to plant selection whilst being robust aim to encourage biodiversity. Some small areas of wild flower planting have been included where possible.

Bellevue - Click to enlarge


City apartment block providing an attractive communal garden space of trees and shrubs that will help to encourage green networks across the city and opportunities for biodiversity


Bevois Valley Plan - Click to enlarge

Bevois Valley.

Housing unit for physically challenged people that provides an accessible and useable space for independent living including an attractive garden with shrubs and trees as well as bird and bat boxes. Raised beds have been designed into the scheme so that residents using a wheelchair can access these for gardening.


Finchdean Plan - Click to enlarge


Conversion of Victorian hospital buildings into residential apartments, with associated landscape design of communal gardens that offer elements of privacy as well as a planting palette of traditional garden plants that are colourful and fragrant, as well as being easy to maintain.


Elizabeth Ford

Landscape Architects

31 The Mallards

02392 711970