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.
ADP has been working in the leisure industry for the last 25 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.
We are currently working on several developments in the midlands and south west to secure planning permission for redevelopment.
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.
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
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
Perton Gold Club
The adventure golf course at Perton Golf Club is currently under construction, but 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
ADP are currently working on numerous landscape and visual impact assessments for applications to secure planning permission for numerous large scale housing and leisure development. The practice can add value and advice to optimise development opportunities in the area of landscape importance and environmentally sensitive areas.
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
Trearddur Bay Hotel
A landscape and visual impact assessment was undertaken to ensure that the extension of the Trearddur Bay Hotel was integrated into the surrounding landscape.
The Hotel extension involved a crescent of garden rooms and annex accommodation on a coastal site within a recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Client: Trearddur Bay Hotel
Budget: £5 million
A Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment has been prepared to support the proposed redevelopment of an established holiday park.
Site planning was guided by the LVIA and Landscape Masterplan requirements.
Client: Darwin Leisure
Budget: £7.5 million
The proposed design for the redevelopment of Medmerry Park Holiday Village has been the result of a multidisciplinary exercise, taking into account visual impact, flood defence and ecological mitigation.
ADP has led the masterplanning, balancing these elements and the commercial needs of the park.
Client: Latham Trust
Budget: £30 million
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.
We designed and implemented a soft landscape scheme for Metis Homes on the site of a former railway station yard. Metis went on to be crowned ‘Best Small House Builder’ at the ‘What House?’ Awards 2017.
Client: Metis Homes
The development at Catherine’s Walk involved the design of hard landscape surface finishes and the implementation of a semi mature landscape for a small amount of exclusive homes in Guildford.
Client: Metis Homes
Proposed housing development in Hereford where site plans and design were led by landscape appraisal work.
Client: Private Client
Budget: £1.5 million
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Studley Castle: Grade II Listed Hotel and Grounds
Studley Castle Hotel was rundown and struggling prior to its purchase and subsequent redevelopment, completed in the summer of 2018. ADP has been involved from the initial landscape and heritage appraisal work through to completion and we are looking forward to seeing the final landscape works in place this winter and spring (2019-2020).
Project Medius: Leicester
This development comprises two hotels, high quality office blocks, streetscape and renovation of the historic Great Central railway station. ADP has been involved from the initial concept work which included interpretation of historic elements incorporated into the design of the hard landscape. Our role was the design of the hard and soft landscape finishes which have now come together on the project, which was completed just before Christmas 2019.
Perton Adventure Golf Course
The adventure golf course at Perton Golf Club was approved prior to Christmas 2019 and construction is underway, with opening scheduled for Easter 2020. ADP has been involved in discharging the planning conditions within the Green Belt and designing the overall course for construction, and we are looking forward to it coming on line.
Newly Appointed Project
We are pleased to announce that ADP has just been appointed as part of a small team to redevelop a site in the south west into a luxury spa, hotel and lodge development. Keep an eye out on here and LinkedIn for the latest news.
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