New Victoria Approved

Plans for New Victoria, a regeneration project on Corporation Street in Manchester, have received planning consent.

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Lexington secures planning consent

Planning consent has been secured by Moda Living and Apache Capital for ‘The Lexington, Liverpool’, the partner’s £82m purpose-built PRS development and the joint venture’s first major project in the city.

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BALI Award Successes

We are delighted that three Contractor’s work on Planit-IE schemes has been endorsed through this year’s BALI National Landscape Awards. Quality of workmanship and attention to detail are paramount in the delivery and translation of proposals from design to reality, as recognised by the landscape construction industry’s premier award scheme.

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LFC Main Stand Celebration

Completion of Liverpool Football Club’s expanded Main Stand was marked through an official opening. Planit Partner Lindsay Humblet and Principal Landscape Architect Georgina Baines were honored to attend the event alongside a host of Liverpool Legends, including Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush and Ian St John; Owners, Fenway Sport; Manager Jürgen Klopp; and Liverpool’s first elected Mayor, Joe Anderson.

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Urban Sketching – Pencil Power

Sketching is a timeless tradition – architects, artists, urbanists and casual observers have been drawing for as long as we’ve been observing, recording and designing our environment. It has been the designer’s favoured means of hashing out and exploring ideas throughout history. Unfettered by the rise of photography, tablets and other mediums; ink and graphite remains an essential tool for expressing ideas on-the-fly.

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Linking Thinking

A longest serving employee and most recent recruit to Sci-Tech Daresbury cut the ribbon to declare the opening of the Science and Innovation Campus’s new Linear Park. Tenants from over 100 high-tech companies based at the site were invited to mark the occasion and celebrate completion of the first phase of the wider Daresbury Park masterplan.

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Gladstone View THI Award

Dramatic changes to the setting of King Georges Hall in Blackburn will soon be made thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) award to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. Significant public realm, and architectural heritage works to Blakey Terrace are poised to proceed following a HLF contribution gained through the programme’s Townscape Heritage Initiative.

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Blackburn Cathedral Quarter

Visitors flocking to Blackburn’s Cathedral Flower Festival relaxed throughout the new Cathedral Quarter grounds. The event celebrated, and was organised to coincide with completion of the phase 1 regeneration works that place the Cathedral back at the heart of Blackburn’s communities and form a characterful gateway to the town centre.

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Cathedral Court

Visitors to Blackburn Cathedral Quarter’s Flower Festival were delighted to discover a new cloister garden within the recently regenerated Cathedral precincts.

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Altrincham Phase Two

Reversal of Altrincham’s prospects is steadily building. The benefits of an enhanced shopping experience, open festivals in Goose Green and environmental improvements stemming from the recently completed public realm scheme, will underpin residents’ confidence as the second phase of the works is implemented.

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