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…

Suffolk Park on a misty morning

Suffolk Park, our 114 acre business park project on the eastern edge of Bury St Edmunds continues to progress with the recent completion of the significant infrastructure planting works and two speculative buildings on the southern edge of the park, alongside the A14. A development by Jaynic, a longstanding client of ours, we assisted in…

Indigo sponsor Dan on his cycle ride to MIPIM

We have worked with Dan Bolt from Axiom Architects on a number of projects and when he approached us to ask whether we would be interested in sponsoring him we were happy to help.  He has been selected for the epic Legal and General charity ride to MIPIM in March 2019 which starts in London…

Indigo Christmas lunch

Our Christmas meal brought to a close an exciting and successful 2018 for Indigo.   Helen joined us in May and she has been working closely with Chris on numerous projects across the country for Whitbread.  In September Fiona joined us to develop the thriving assessment and masterplanning side of the business.  This year we’ve been…

Introducing Fiona Sharman

Our team at Indigo continues to grow as Fiona Sharman joins us as an Associate.  Fiona has extensive experience in landscape analysis and she will be responsible for developing the assessment and masterplanning side of the business.  Her professional experience includes LVIA for commercial, residential and renewable energy projects and acting as an expert witness….

Construction work underway at Salisbury Cemetery

We’ve been working with Salisbury City Council again, this time on a new cemetery and memorial garden for the city.  Construction has now started on the site and Mayor Mike Osment, who planted a new tree in a ground-breaking ceremony, said: “The site will be a beautiful place to lay loved ones to rest and…

Indigo summer event – kayaking on the Beaulieu River

We were so lucky that the day we picked for our office summer event turned out to be a beautiful day with blazing sunshine, perfect for a morning spent messing about on the river followed by a leisurely lunch in a pub garden.  New Forest Activities took us on an instructor led kayaking trip up…

Roof garden at Kier Property’s new headquarters in London

Kier Property has recently moved into new offices at Foley Street in Central London.  They celebrated by holding a drinks reception in the Indigo designed roof garden which offers spectacular views over the city.  While a deliberately simple and low maintenance design, as is often the case, there were hidden challenges and complexities.  These included…

Introducing our new Senior Landscape Architect, Helen Crome

We are really pleased to welcome Helen Crome to the Indigo team.  She is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute and will be working as a Senior Landscape Architect.  Helen brings to Indigo a wide range of project experience including urban design, residential, leisure, educational and retail developments.   She is interested in conservation, the…

Redevelopment of Whitehall Garden Centre, Lacock

We are delighted to have been appointed as the landscape architects for a project to reimagine Whitehall Garden Centre at Lacock.  This family owned business is undergoing a phased extension and redevelopment.  It’s an exciting project to be involved with and we are looking forward to working with the team.  Taking a carefully considered design approach,…

Exciting progress at Feldon Valley Golf Club

Work is well underway at Feldon Valley Golf Club with 4 self contained woodland lodges, a 14 bedroom hotel and completely refurbished and extended Clubhouse. We’re excited to see the boardwalk linking the hotel with the woodland lodges taking shape. The woodland area either side of the route will be enhanced with native understorey planting…

Suffolk Park is starting to take shape

There’s been a lot happening at Suffolk Park in Bury St Edmunds recently and we thought it’s a good time to take a moment to celebrate. Since we posted that the project had received Outline Planning permission last April, we’ve been busy helping Jaynic Investments and Treatt PLC secure detailed planning consents and overseeing planting…

Barrell Tree Consultancy CPD

Dave Cashman from Barrell Tree Consultancy joined us today to give an excellent CPD on ‘Trees in Planning’ and to share their experience of caring for trees around developments. It was both informative and eye opening to see what Barrell’s are able to achieve. As designers and landscape architects we’re well aware of the various…

Infrastructure planting at Eurolink V

The infrastructure planting at Eurolink V in Sittingbourne is coming along nicely. Over the next couple of years these little whips will grow into a diverse woodland buffer providing food and shelter for local wildlife and will comfortably set the Eurolink development into the surrounding landscape. Until then, we’re looking forward to seeing them wake…

Walcot Square Mews approved

We were pleased to hear that the landscape scheme for 6 new mews houses in Walcot Square has been granted planning consent by Lambeth Council subject to Section 106 agreement. The brownfield infill project, designed by FORMstudio, converts a former garage block into new rental houses to provide support for the Walcot Foundation charity. The mews-style…

Salisbury in 3D

On a fun side note, we’ve just noticed that Google have updated their 3D mapping of Salisbury. Hopefully you’ll forgive us but we’re a bit distracted today looking around the Cathedral Close in 3D. Have a go and see if you can find our offices.

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