Commercial sector

  • Burghley House: walled garden restoration
    Burghley House: walled garden restoration

    The client: Messenger Construction
    The site: Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, is arguably one of the finest surviving Elizabethan houses in England. The house was built by William Cecil, Queen Elizabeth’s Lord High Treasurer, construction began in 1555 and continued into the 1580s. There are more than 2000 acres of gardens and parkland maintained at Burghley House, including a sculpture garden...

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  • Pirton: Protected Species Mitigation and Licence Application
    Pirton: Protected Species Mitigation and Licence Application

    The client: Pentangle Design and Turtle Creek Development.
    The brief: To convert part of a Grade II* listed C15th Tithe Barn in Pirton, Hertfordshire to residential use, and restore the remaining barn to its former glory.
    Our solution: Maydencroft ecologists completed surveys of the barn for bats. Hibernation, dusk emergence and dawn swarming surveys confirmed the barn was in use...

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  • The College of West Anglia: post and rail fencing
    The College of West Anglia: post and rail fencing

    The client: The College of West Anglia, Milton, Cambridge.
    The brief: To re-fence the horse paddocks adjacent to the College of West Anglia campus.
    Our solution: A strong, yet safe fence suitable for horses was constructed. We decided on sawn post and rail fencing, pressure treated softwood with three rails.
    The result: Easily visible from the busy A10, this smart...

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  • East India Dock Basin: car park
    East India Dock Basin: car park

    The site: The East India Dock Basin is the last remaining section of the once grand East India Docks, famous for transporting spices from the Far East in the 1880's. Now the site is a nature reserve and attracts birds such as Black Redstart and Kingfishers. A stone's throw away from Canary Wharf, the site provides breath-taking views of the...

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  • Heathrow Terminal 5: cycle route improvements
    Heathrow Terminal 5: cycle route improvements

    The site: Part of a network of cycle route improvements surrounding Heathrow Terminal 5.
    The brief: Maydencroft was commissioned by the Groundwork Trust Thames Valley on behalf of Surrey County Council and Spelthorne Borough Council to restore a collapsed and flooded section of the route.
    Our solution: We felled approximately 20 dangerous overhanging poplar trees and dug out the blocked...

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