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15th December 2021 With the hoarding removed from Cashmere Wharf, Gauging Square in now complete, and getting into the Christmas spirit!
It’s the Little Things
15th December 2021 Who knew a garden could look so joyful in the winter, Catherine has just completed a site inspection today on the water garden at Cashmere Wharf (Block C1). Due to open in February 2022, all personnel on site are busy beavering away and providing the attention to detail that is required of this development.
New Street Square
10th November 2021 10 years on the living wall at New Street Square is still going strong, winning awards! One of the first true green walls ALD worked on, and little did we know the effect it would still be having on passers-by. Flowers in the City Summer Campaign Awards - Master’s Special Trophy – the best display in the whole of the City this summer
Brent Cross Exploratory
26th November 2021 New London Awards 2021 have crowned Brent Cross Exploratory winner of the Meanwhile Category. A well-deserved recognition for this temporary open space.
Cashmere Wharf, London Dock
21st September 2021 A sunny warm site visit today to undertake a final site inspection of the first phase of works at Cashmere Wharf (C1 Building to us!) just as the first tenants are about to move in. Do you think they will like it?
Paradise Circus BALI Award Winner
8th September 2021 Paradise Circus, Birmingham has been named as a BALI National Landscape Award Winner for 2021 in the Hard Landscaping Construction (non-domestic - over £500k category) - fingers crossed for the Award Ceremony in December
Jubilee Gardens Revisit
23rd August 2021 On a glorious day in August, we took the opportunity to revisit Jubilee Gardens, just over 9 years since opening I hope you agree that this is definitely a success story for longevity considering the use it gets and a great client who believes in maintenance! We often see it as a back drop to many a TV programme, have you spotted it?
Central Gardens is Opened
12th August 2021 People from Southall, Hayes and the wider community have been celebrating the launch of a new park, Central Gardens at The Green Quarter, in a packed day of summer fun.
ALD @ Falcon House, Bicester
12th July 2021 As ALD settle in to our new home at Falcon House, we realise the aspiration to bring the team back into Bicester……closer to public transport links. If you are coming to visit us, we are now just a quick hop from Bicester North and Bicester Village stations, you could now walk to us – but if its raining and you aren’t great with map reading then give us a shout and we’ll swing by to collect you.
Welcome Back Xuan
5th July 2021 We are pleased to welcome Xuan Wang back to the team! Having spent her year out with ALD, Xuan (Sue) has now successfully completed her Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture at Sheffield University despite the challenges of lockdown. Xuan will be relocating back to Bicester shortly, in the meantime our well honed skills around remote working means that she is already up and running. Here’s hoping we get to spend a bit more time with you in person soon!
Kings Cross Footbridge Now Open!
7th July 2021 Esperance Bridge is now officially open at Kings Cross! Detailed and constructed during the pandemic, the bridge provides a key pedestrian link across the Regents canal. ALD are proud to have been involved in detailing of the finishes, integrating levels and materials into Granary Square and Goods Way, coordinating brickwork, movement joint and handrails detailing. Image by @JohnSturrock
We Have Moved
8th June 2021 Our new postal address is: Falcon House, Telford Road, Bicester, OXON, OX26 4LD
Central Gardens, Southall Progress
8th May 2021 The Vortex Rope Climber a bespoke play piece designed by Mel Chantrey being installed at Central Gardens, The Green Quarter, Southall. We are working towards completion of the park to enable its opening, whilst surrounding works are still ongoing.