ALD has played a vital role in several schemes to assist the client in gaining a change to or promotion of a particular type of land designation. Through site surveys, alternative site studies and LVIA’s we have able to guide the client team on the important landscape related topics.
Review of the 25 hectare site (split over 3 fields) to assess its development capacity for accommodation of 350 residential dwellings accompanied by supporting infrastructure and open space. The capacity to accommodate drawings listed 4 zones to help identify land with most capacity and least sensitivity and land with least capacity and most sensitivity.
The LVIA for the 25 hectare site was accompanied by an alternative sites study that reviewed landscape sensitivity and housing land allocation of 2 other sites comparable is size and nautre.
Chigwell and Datchet Promotion Sites
Chigwell: A landscape and visual impact assessment as part of an initial feasibility study for a potential infill residential development just inside the M25.
Datchet: A landscape and visual impact assessment as part of an initial feasibility study for a potential infill residential development alongside the M4, but potentially in view from the upper turrets of Windsor Castle.
LVIA, Planning Submission, Alternative Sites Study