Chorlton Villas

External works completed Summer 2017. New contemporary houses focussed around the Central Green. Architects : Buttress Client : First Step Contractor :CPUK.

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Cheapside Environmental Works Middleton

Practical Completion for the project was achieved in December 2016, by contractors Horticon. The works on site are part of an overall strategy for the area and were funded by Rochdale Boroughwide Housing. Hopefully they provide a taste of what’s possible. Improvements include works to a rundown courtyard , demolition of garages and renewal of […]

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E-act Blackley Academy

Works on site by Groundwork Landscapes were finished prior to Christmas 2016. With a Grand opening Event organised on December 7th. The site is now under maintenance by Groundwork and we await the green shoots coming through in Spring.      

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3 Beech Avenue Stockport

Garden design proposals for a small rear garden.Screening out unsightly views with a facetted timber screen.Creating a useable external decked seating area with hidden binstore.Decking using yellow Balau hardwood decking and Cedar Shingle cladding from Silva Timber of Widnes  ( www.silvatimber.co.uk ). Planting of herbs and trained fruit trees to follow.  

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E-act Blackley Academy-progress on site

Works on site from completion of car park improvement works,school entrance arrangement and early years area with boulder outdoor teaching /play area. Works to the field due for completion on October 31st , with landform , outdoor terrace and seating area with concrete pebble seating and all weather sports pitch. Planting and habitat areas to […]

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Bewsey and Dallam Hub

  SMLA have been apponted as Landscape Architectural consultants for Live wire in partnership with Warrington Borough Council and Torus housing. The building designed by Walker Simpson Architects in a bright contemporary form aims to bring together health, leisure , social activities and culture under one roof, with dance and exercise studios, a therapy pool […]

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Mamlock House

  Works have started on site on the Mamlock House Housing development for Manchester Jewish Housing Association. The main contractor is Strategic Team Group (STG) http://www.mjha.org.uk/

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Cheapside Middleton

Works started on site on August 1st at at Cheapside Middleton for Rochdale Borough wide Housing.  

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E-act Blackley Academy-works on site

  Work has started on site on July 25th -Groundwork Landscapes are the main contractors-completion due November 2016 www.e–actblackleyacademy.org.uk      

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77-88 Great Ancoats Street

The project has been given the go-ahead to be developed to tender stage by the client Mulbury City. The scheme will provide 134 apartments with Roof terraces and a ground floor courtyard. Improvements to the public realm on Great Ancoats Street will include York Stone paving and trees in Corten Steel containers Hopefully work on […]

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E-act Blackley Academy

Proposals to improve the school grounds have been submitted for planning approval. A key aspect in the project is the intention of the school to focus on creative outdoor learning. A period of workshops with teaching staff and pupils as well as engagement with the Forest Schools programme adopted by the school has helped to […]

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CHORLTON VILLAS

Proposals for a new housing developement of 28 townhouses on Hardy Lane in Chorlton Manchester are now on site. Contractor CPUK Client First Step Architects : Buttress

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NEW WEBSITE

Our new website is now up and running. Please have a look. www.stephenmartlew.co.uk Many thanks to Belinda Mustoe of Verytwisty for all her inputs. www.verytwisty.com

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Cheapside Housing area Middleton

Proposals to regenerate  an historic but neglected part of Middleton-for Rochdale Boroughwide Housing commenced.

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77-88 Great Ancoats Street

Proposals for roof gardens terraces and courtyard for a residential development by Tim  Groom Architects for Mulbury Homes Strategic Land Ltd , completed for planning submission.  

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RBH HOLLIN ESTATE MIDDLETON

SMLA were appointed by Rochdale Bouroughwide Housing to design and implement environmental improvements to the value ofapprox £800k on Hollin Estate Middleton .The works focussed on improvements to 22 negelcted low rise block of flats including boundary works/garden improvements and recycling facilities-as well as off road parking and general neighbourhood improvements.Structural issues such as unsound […]

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mamlock house prestwich

stephenmartlew: SMLA have been commissioned by Manchester Jewish Housing Association to develop proposals for a new build  family Housing development-the project is currently at pre-planning stage.  

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MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL SCHOOLS BASIC NEEDS PROJECTS

stephenmartlew: SMLA have been aappointed as Landscape Architectural consultants on four primary school projects in Manchester-Working with Keepmoat and Walker Simpson Architects.

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CITY WEST HOUSING TRUST CONSULTANTS FRAMEWORK

SMLA have been appointed to the landscape architectural Consultancy Framework for City West Housing Trust, following a rigourous application process which commenced in February 2014.  www.citywesthousingtrust.org.uk

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ITV AUTUMN 2014

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ITV PUBLIC REALM AUTUMN 2014

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itv project -nigh-time photos

night time photos

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Broughton shopping park

Forecourt and avenue link to new cinema and restaurant nearing completion.

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copperas field droylsden manchester-natural play

Project completed by Groundwork landscapes December 2014-with an open day including local children from Fairfield primary school, Members of the Friends of Copperas field and representatives of Tameside Council including council leader Kieran Quinn. The project has been part funded by Tameside Council, Biffa and Sita trust with funding bids coordinated by Proffitts.

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ITV Public Realm Works -site progress winter 2013/4

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ITV Coronation Street set-planting the tree!

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mamlock house prestwich

SMLA have been commissioned by Manchester Jewish Housing Association to develop proposals for a new build  family Housing development-the project is currently at pre-planning stage.

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middleton junction rochdale

Maturing planting at Poplar Street flats.Is anyone eating the herbs though?

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itv coronation street set

Tree selection from van den Berk nursery Eindhoven for outside Audrey’s

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itv public realm site progress

works due for completion end of December.

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ITV PUBLIC REALM We have been appointed to develop proposals for the link between The new ITV building and the Imperial War Museum to Media City and the Manchester Ship Canal.Work should be on site in early 2013.

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ITV PUBLIC REALM PROPOSALS We have been appointed to develop proposals for the public realm link between the new ITV headquarters and the Imperial War Museum leading to the Manchester Ship Canal and Media City development works are due on site in early 2013.

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1st driveway construction Photos for Holt Estate

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Construction of the Holt and Stansfield Estates begins today!

Environmental Improvement Schemes are to begin on site today for Rochdale Boroughwide Housing at Stansfield Estate in Littleborough and Holt in Milnrow.

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Pigs, Bees and Bells receives highly commended award for RIBA sheffield forgotten spaces compeition. An exhibition of all the shortlisted entries, including models of the designs, is on at The Crucible Theatre until Saturday 8 October 2011

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Copperas Field public park improvements goes in for Planning

General Improvements to Public space in Droylsden goes in for planning. Including provision for Youth Shelter, Childrens play area, Toddlers play area, Woodland Adventure play and multi use sports pitches. Youth Shelter designed in collaboration with Gemma Barton of Studio Barton Bandy.

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Pigs, Bees & Bells shortlisted & featured in Architects Journal

Pigs, Bees & Bells shortlisted & featured in Architects Journal Located between Broad Street and Victoria Quays, Pigs, Bells and Bees is shortlisted for the RIBA Sheffield Forgotten Spaces Competition.

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Corten Steel Panels begin to rust as Greenfold Gateway is almost complete. New East Manchester Gateway project near the donkey sanctuary at Abbey Hey.

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RIBA Sheffield forgotten spaces competition entry

RIBA Sheffield forgotten spaces competition entry Stephen Martlew enters RIBA Sheffield Forgotten spaces competition along with David Britch, Eamonn Canniffe.

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Samples of Corten Steel for Greenfold Gateway received today

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Stansfield Estate Environmental Improvements Feasiblity Study

The stansfield estate is located in the upper Roch Valley by the foothills of the South Pennines near the small town of Littleborough. The area benefits from extensive views from elevated locations in all directions. The estate itself is laid out in a horse shoe shape and encloses itself from the surrounding landscape. The focus […]

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