The practice provides landscape consultancy services from feasibility and impact assessments through to detailed design and operations on site. We specialise in leisure and commercial development but have experience in other sectors such as residential and retail.
Our philosophy has been to build long-term relationships with clients and consultants, working together on projects as part of a team.
The aim always is to provide a friendly, professional service to add value through our experience and effective communication, to deliver the best possible service to our clients.
This year we are celebrating 30 years in business.
ADP has been working in the leisure industry for over 30 years for large leisure operators as well as privately owned parks and hotels. As a practice we can offer expert advice to assist in securing planning permission, develop concept and detailed proposals, and oversee their implementation. We oversee developments for caravan and lodge sites of all sizes throughout the country which are typically built between November and April.
A former adventure play park has been transformed into a luxury lodge development. Planning permission was secured in 2015 and there have been 3 phases of development, the last of which was Meadow Retreat where wildflower meadows and water features provide the setting for lodges.
Client: Charteroak Estates
Hafan y Môr Holiday Park
The central facilities at Hafan y Môr Holiday Park were redeveloped in 2019 which included the creation of an owners’ lakeside leisure garden area. The gardens have proved to be very popular and the hard and soft landscaping provides an attractive setting for a variety of activities.
Location: Hafan y Môr, nr. Abersoch
Nestled in the Mendip Hills, Cheddar Woods is a lodge park development that has been redeveloped from a former tenting and touring park. Lodges are situated amongst mature, established trees and enhanced with extensive new areas of native tree and structure planting. Amenity shrubs and herbaceous specimens provide interest to the core of the site and around the lodges themselves.
Location: Somerset, UK
Cricket St. Thomas
A previously run down storage and animal pen area of a hotel has been transformed into two secluded courtyards.
Topiary provides statement planting, among the espalier shrubs which are underplanted with an array of herbaceous species to provide an impressive colour display.
Client: Warner Leisure
ADP have established working relationships with a number of architectural practices where we work as a team to contribute to site development and implementation for public realm, warehouse and retail projects.
The public realm scheme implemented in central Leicester was recently awarded Procon Regeneration Project Of The Year.
Project Medius - Leicester
The redevelopment of a run down area close to Leicester city centre provides the setting for new offices, hotels and Leicester’s former Great Central Station. The station provided inspiration for aspects of the design.
Client: Charles Street Buldings
Budget: £1.25 million
Location: Leicester City Centre
Development of a state of the art National HQ building for the Police Federation incorporated high quality hard and soft landscape treatments to provide an appropriate setting for a landmark building.
Client: Police Federation
Costco - Stevenage
Stevenage warehouse was completed in July 2019, contained within a listed building incorporating feature lighting within landscape infrastructure planting.
Client: Costco Wholesale UK
Costco - Derby
Costco have been installing petrol stations alongside their warehouses and, as with their warehouses, there is a long standing commitment to landscape infrastructure.
ADP first started designing and building adventure golf courses around 15 years ago as part of large facilities on holiday parks, however, over the years the focus has shifted to private independent projects and golf course enhancement. Each of our courses are bespoke and designed to clients requirements.
Perton Golf Club
The adventure golf course at Perton Golf Club opened in the summer of 2020 and has had great success. Central to its design is a natural water feature and semi mature landscaping, as well as a dinosaur theme.
The course is due to open this Spring.
Client: Perton Golf Club
Ravenmeadow Golf Club approached ADP to design an adventure golf course with a jungle theme to provide an additional revenue stream through the winter. Located in Green Belt, the course was subject to a planning application but since opening in 2018 is thriving.
Client: Ravenmeadow Golf Club
The adventure golf course at Devon Cliffs was created in an area of open green amenity grassland with fantastic sea views. Level changes were introduced to create an undulating course, with a water cascade focal point and stream throughout.
Hafan y Môr
As part of a major amenities and facilities building redevelopment, an adventure golf course was introduced in an area of former hardstanding. Local stone walls characteristic of the north Wales area were used to create obstacles and articulate the course with semi mature soft landscaping
ADP are currently working for numerous commercial and leisure development sites across the country. The practice can add value and advice to optimise development opportunities in the area of landscape importance and environmentally sensitive areas.
Lake District National Park
ADP were invited to assess the potential landscape implications of an extension to an existing holiday resort in the Lake District National Park, as part of a pre-application process.
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
A successful resort in Pembrokeshire sits within the National Park and ADP were invited to develop design proposals and assess potential landscape impacts as part of a pre-application process.
A high quality lodge park invited ADP, in conjunction with Lichfields Planners, to develop the design for an extension through planning to implementation.
Hafan y Môr Holiday Park
A Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment has been prepared as part of a wider Environmental Impact Assessment process. The assessment was undertaken to support the proposed expansion and enhancement of Hafan y Môr Holiday Park
Budget: £12 million
Location: Hafan y Môr, nr. Abersoch
ADP are currently working with a number of house builders to provide schemes for show homes and discharge planning obligations to facilitate new housing developments.
ADP were part of a project team that successfully appealed against the refusal of 250 residential properties on the edge of Braintree.
Client: Corstorphine and Wright
ADP have prepared detailed hard and soft landscape proposals for a large mixed retail commercial and residential development in Suffolk, as part of a reserved matters application.
Client: Williams Group
Proposed housing development in Hereford where site plans and design were led by landscape appraisal work.
Client: Private Client
Budget: £1.5 million
ADP is now in the 30th year of business, working extensively across the country in the commercial, leisure and retail sectors. We have maintained long term relationships with many clients and look forward to carrying this forward in the coming years.
Leicester Regeneration Project
ADP were involved with a public realm project which was completed in January 2020 and has subsequently been nominated for a number of design and construction awards, winning the Regeneration Project Of The Year award. We are very proud to be associated with the team and to have designed and supervised the hard and soft landscape works for the project.
ADP are currently involved in numerous projects for a number of larger leisure operators across, as well as independent ones, looking at appraisal, planning and implementation, as the staycation looks to become more prevalent in the current climate.
Staffordshire Golf Club
ADP have been involved in a number of adventure golf course scheme designs, one of which is at Staffordshire Golf Course, which incorporates a popular adventure theme within a wooded setting.
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Basin Rd, Worcester,