COVID-19 and business continuity

We wanted to let you know that we are working hard to continue to provide an effective and safe service to all of our clients during this period of unprecedented change and uncertainty. Our priority is of course the health and wellbeing of our staff, clients, fellow consultants and anyone who we are working with….

New projects for Vanderbilt Homes

We’re pleased to announce appointment on our third project for Vanderbilt Homes, an award winning house builder creating individually crafted homes in the most desirable locations across the home counties. With schemes already in for planning near Epsom in Surrey and at Long Wittenham in Oxfordshire, this third scheme at Felbridge on the West Sussex /…

Come and join our team!

We have a great opportunity for a senior level talented landscape architect to join our Salisbury based team. If you’re enthusiastic and proactive, have at least 10 years’ experience along with excellent design flair and creativity, and have solid experience managing projects then we’d really love to hear from you. For more information please visit…

Indigo signed up by procurement organisations Bloom and Constructionline

We’re delighted to announce that we’re now an accredited supplier to Bloom. Bloom is a fully OJEU-compliant professional services framework which now offers its members easy access to Indigo’s services in landscape architecture. Over 320 public sector organisations currently work with Bloom, including local authorities and universities. On similar lines, we are also delighted to…

New guidance from the Landscape Institute

When you work on an assessment with Indigo you get the benefit of our team’s extensive experience in this field but also the assurance that our approach will be up to date and using the latest guidance from the relevant professional bodies. The Landscape Institute have recently withdrawn Advice Note 01/11 “Photography and Photomontage in…

The leaves are falling…

And this means it’s time to undertake winter visual assessments. While for some projects it can be fine to undertake visual assessments at any time of year, local authorities prefer to judge the impact of schemes when trees and hedges are devoid of the screening effect of leaves as this presents the worst case scenario….

Rebuilding Bristol Premier Inn after devastating fire

In July 2019 a devastating fire caused widespread damage to the Premier Inn at Cribbs Causeway in Bristol. All the staff and guests were evacuated safely but the building was left in ruins. Having previously had involvement in extending the hotel almost ten years ago, we are pleased to have been appointed by Whitbread as…

‘Paragraph 79’ Country House, peer review

Chris was recently involved once again, as a panel member for the Traditional Architecture Group, inputting into a peer review for a proposed Country House in Hampshire. The brief was to assess the proposals rigorously and provide feedback on their design quality, and in particular to judge whether in the panel’s opinion, the scheme met…

Memorial garden shelter installed at new cemetery

There is lots of activity at the new cemetery in Salisbury as preparations are underway to have everything ready for the opening ceremony in October. These are shots of the shelter which forms the centrepiece of the memorial garden, being lifted into place.  The octagonal design features a hammer beam frame using seasoned oak, skillfully…

Works at Peters Village underway

Peters Village, a development along the River Medway in Kent, may be primarily recognized as a residential project however the development involves significant public open space, infrastructure and community facilities to support the village. Indigo have recently assisted Trenport Investments with the detailed design and monitoring of the implementation of various planting and soft landscape…

Fiona joins expert panel at World Biogas event

Last week Fiona attended the UK Anaerobic Digestion and World Biogas Expo 2019 at the NEC.  She had been invited to join a panel of experts to discuss “Putting Anaerobic Digestion at the Centre of Commercial Sustainability as part of the Clean Growth Strategy”.  Representing Indigo, Fiona was called on to discuss the landscape masterplanning…

Team building with sheep!

Our team day out was a chance to escape from the office and spend some time together, planning what comes next for the business and having some fun. We started the day with a team meeting at The Crown in Devizes, a pub next to the famous Wadworth brewery and alongside the Kennet and Avon…

Hotel opens at Feldon Valley Golf Course

Not long to go now until work is complete at Feldon Valley Golf Course, where the first visitors have been welcomed to the new hotel.  A really interesting project located within the Cotswold AONB, Indigo were appointed to work alongside Design Engine Architects on a major upgrade to the clubhouse, and on the provision of…

Planning consents come rolling in

We are pleased to report that detailed planning consent has been gained over the past few weeks for a number of projects including the Innovation Centre at Haverhill Research Park (pictured above) and the new Treatt headquarters at Suffolk Park. At Haverhill the 30,000 sq ft four-storey ‘EpiCentre’ development that was previously planned for the…

Salisbury named best place to live in Britain

The Sunday Times has named Salisbury the best place to live in Britain, describing it as a beautiful medieval city.  It was praised for its community spirit and admired for the way it had dealt with the impact of the Novichok poisonings which put the city on the international map. We are lucky enough to have…

Salisbury Cemetery – Phase 2 appointment

Indigo have been working with Salisbury City Council on the design and implementation of a new multi-faith cemetery to provide essential new burial capacity for both Salisbury and Wilton.  Our appointment included the full scope of service from concept design through to implementation; including the coordination and submission of a detailed planning application to Wiltshire Council….

Ambulance Trust site approved at Suffolk Park

As part of our ongoing involvement in Suffolk Park on the east side of Bury St Edmunds, we were pleased to be involved in an application for a much needed ambulance depot for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust.  One of the key elements of the design, which won planning permission in early…

Maylands Avenue – mixed use development

Having initially worked with Kier Property to develop the neighbouring site with a new Travelodge, Indigo was subsequently appointed to provide input into the urban realm and landscape proposals for this significant mixed use development. The scheme will provide around 300 residential units with additional commercial units at ground level and features a high quality…

Lion Yard, Cambridge – public realm proposals

Indigo have worked up detailed public realm proposals for a highly sensitive scheme within Cambridge city centre’s Conservation Area. Despite the apparent simplicity, this has been a complex and challenging project to incorporate a new food and beverage quarter at Lion Yard, along with significant enhancements to the setting of the grade II listed St Andrew…

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