The landscaping features a variety of SUDS products, green roofs, a swale, permeable blocks and resin paving systems, and biodiversity features prominently. Play areas and outdoor exercise facilities enhance the value of the park
External areas show that there can be far more to good landscape design than providing attractive settings for buildings.
Innovative landscaping can contribute to the cohesion of a community, to the health and wellbeing of the people living there, and to enhancing the environment. The impact of landscape design on the built environment is recognised in both BREEAM and the Code for Sustainable Homes.
The Park's landscape design includes a ‘streetscape' that creates a seamless journey through all of its key elements and buildings. This links new and earlier phases of construction and includes trees, green walls and a pedestrian friendly ‘homezone'.
This landscape design - by PRP Landscape - is an extension of earlier landscaping designed by McFarlane Wilder for the first buildings on the Park.
The landscape has been designed to benefit: