Grey Street is the heart of Newcastle city centre and one of the UK's most handsome streets. New plans have been approved by the council to preserve what makes the street so special, reducing traffic, enhancing the experience of walking or cycling along the street and bringing people and nature together.
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At a time when the planning and design of national infrastructure projects has never been more important, or more under scrutiny, it's with some excitement that we celebrate LDA Design's Infrastructure lead, Alister Kratt's, appointment to the National Infrastructure Commission’s Design Group, which was set up to champion design excellence.
LDA Design has set its new bursary challenge for landscape architecture and urban design students, and this time the focus is on reclaiming and reconnecting forgotten places so that our towns and cities become more sociable places that offer choices and opportunities.
An ambitious masterplan to reinvigorate the historic Impney Estate has been backed by the local council. As well as restoring the Hall and the surrounding landscape, the plan includes a new mixed-use village comprising 127 homes plus business space.
Oxford City Council’s planning committee has unanimously approved the detailed design for the first 317 homes of Oxford North Canalside, a distinctive, low-carbon neighbourhood designed to support Oxford’s growing science and technology community.
A number of LDA Design projects have made the shortlist for this year's New London Architecture award. We're thankful to the NLA judges for recognising the impact our work is having on the city and to all of our partners.
New plans for Woolwich town centre will restore Beresford Square, a key civic space, creating a raised, linear market and freeing up space for community events, resilient planting and a fun water feature.