Bond Bryan were appointed for full landscape and architectural services by Northwood Developments who have purchased the site from Ashfield Council on an option agreement with a proposal for the redevelopment of the site to 197 family homes, 25% of which are affordable. The design of Ankerbold Place is distinct due to its intense focus on the local landscape as well as the people who live within it.
Bond Bryan were appointed to develop the master-plan for this site by Northwood Developments with a proposal for the redevelopment of the site to 199 dwellings.
The Landscape Strategy works alongside the architectural design of the site to create shared social and amenity spaces, natural play areas, recreational and relaxation spaces – whilst also promoting social cohesion amongst the residents.
The community pond at the Ankerbold Road site is a key part of the SUDS strategy – with drainage from the houses and the pond being used to help the embedded flora to flourish across the site – whilst also creating a community focal point.
This scheme has achieved the highest-scored Building for Life 12 in the North East Derbyshire area.
Key ecological areas were identified to ensure that enhancement and safeguarding would result in a well-naturalised waterside setting
Offering site views and pedestrian green links into the Award winning Cator Park and London Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve.