The Blog / Refurbishment

Urban Conversion – Twickenham

Old Lodge Place is a desirable apartment conversion on a split level site near Twickenham station. The former commercial property has been refurbished as high quality apartments with communal parking and landscape gardens set within a mature sylvan setting.

A combination of topiary and natural hard landscape finishes integrate the scheme with the local streetscene.

Village Regeneration – Surrey Hills AONB

Surrey Hills AONB

A former car bodyshop is to be redeveloped for mixed residential development while refurbishing the village shop and enhancing the adjacent River Wey valley margin.

The proposal includes terraced housing with low stone walling and clipped hedging to the streetscape while the rear layout retains the mature tree canopy and local topography. Key design features by MCA Architects include the considered new build massing, form and external finishes that are echoed in the DA landscape treatment. Planning approval was granted in 2016 with phased construction anticipated until 2018.

Reeds Hill Farm

The latest completed scheme for T A Fisher includes courtyard housing development around a refurbishment Listed Farmhouse and mature TPO trees. The scale of the new landscape treatment had to fit the spaces and integrate with the local building/ street pattern. DA is working on other edge of settlement projects with this longstanding client at the Hampshire / Berkshire borders.