Work has started on site for a public realm scheme to improve the upper section of The Parade in Watford Town Centre. Designed by BDP the project responds to feedback from local residents and businesses who want to see the town centre become more attractive, helping to bring shoppers, families and businesses to the area.
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You may remember Phil Heaton from the video One Town, Two Parks, Two different approaches we posted where Phil and Martha Schwartz take two different design approaches to community parks in Castleford. Recently, Phil Heaton was appointed as Director of Public Realm at Broadway Malyan – a new senior role which will see him spearhead the growth of the practice’s international landscape and public realm team. Philip joins from Cracknell landscape architects, where he was a director. He previously worked at Scott Wilson, Parklife and in the public sector.
In other Broadway Malyan news, the practice has promoted Adam Ross to Director of Planning and Jeff Nottage to Associate Director of Planning in the UK due to the recent growth of its planning team following a series of major project wins. Broadway Malyan has also reinforced its Middle East team through the appointment of Sarah Richardson, who joins the practice as an Associate Planner in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office.
Construction has started on the public realm element of the £450 million overhaul of Salford Greengate.
Landscape architects Grontmij, formerly known as Whitelaw Turkington has been appointed as lead designer, working with building contractor Carillion, to deliver an urban quarter on the 13 hectare brownfield site on behalf of Central Salford Urban Regeneration Company.
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