Category: Landscape Architecture

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May2022

World Bee Day 2022

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What is all the buzz about?Today (20th May) is World Bee Day! Yes, these insects are so important to our planet that they get their own special day! The aim of World Bee Day is to spread awareness of the importance of bees. Did you know that a third of ... Read More
20th May 2022ACD Environmental

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May2022
Are you a chartered landscape architect working on HS2 and fancy doing something else? Are you a senior chartered landscape architect? Do you fancy a new challenge with a dynamic and friendly team?   If you answered yes to any the questions above, we want to hear from you!   We are looking for permanent, ... Read More
4th May 2022ACD Environmental

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May2022
ACD Environmental created the landscape masterplans, detailed landscape proposals and construction details for the new country park at the Minerva Heights development to the west of Chichester. On 22nd April we were invited to the official opening day local residents were welcomed to the park by Miller Homes, a brass ... Read More
3rd May 2022ACD Environmental

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Mar2022
Since the industrial revolution began in the 1800s, our farming industry has been steadily picking up speed as our population grows and food demands increase. This means that more hedgerows and wildflower meadows are being lost to intensive food production. Chemicals are used to kill and control weeds, but are ... Read More
22nd March 2022ACD Environmental

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Mar2022

ACD Garden

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Back in July 2021, we started the ACD Garden project. Behind our main office was a piece of forgotten ground, between farm buildings, just full of rubble and weeds. July 2021 A few of us started weeding, digging & bringing in cuttings or spare plants from our gardens. Basically, using the odd ... Read More
11th March 2022ACD Environmental

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Mar2022
International Women’s Day is here again, and this year’s theme is ‘Break the Bias’. How do you envisage a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination? How can we all strive for diversity, equality, and inclusivity? Wouldn’t it be ideal if difference is valued and celebrated, it sounds like eutopia, ... Read More
8th March 2022ACD Environmental

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Mar2022

Managing Flood Risk

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As our population grows our demand for space to accommodate new homes, functional agricultural land, and usable amenity space also increases, which in turn puts enormous pressure on land and valuable resources. Our soil can act as a natural sponge that can absorb normal amounts of rainfall. However, heavy rain can ... Read More
1st March 2022ACD Environmental

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Feb2022

Site Inspections

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Did you know that ACD Environment undertake site inspections during construction? We are happy to provide Contract Administration services, act as an Employers Agent of Clerk of Works or advise on the landscape, ecology and arboricultural works during construction work. / Update Required To play the media you will need to either update ... Read More
16th February 2022ACD Environmental

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Feb2022

Urban Greening Factor

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Throughout London, Urban Greening Factor is becoming more widely used. This will help development schemes to meet the requirements of policy G5 within The London Plan. The policy introduces the use of the Urban Greening Factor (UGF) to calculate the quality and quantity of urban greening proposed within a new ... Read More
8th February 2022ACD Environmental

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Jan2022
In 2018, the Government commissioned an independent review into the protection of important landscapes within England. This looked specifically at landscapes within our National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and whether the current method of protection works and if any improvements could be made. Earlier this month ... Read More
31st January 2022ACD Environmental