Land at Shottendane Farm, Margate

April 5th, 2022

Residential site for 450 dwellings in Margate allowed at appeal. In March 2022, Gladman’s appeal for up to […]

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Masterplan for 1,920 homes endorsed by Council

October 25th, 2021

A Masterplan document prepared by CSA to guide the development of 1,920 new homes in Melton Mowbray was […]

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Revised SANG guidelines

October 4th, 2021

Our clients in the southern home counties may have noted that August saw the first revision to Natural […]

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CSA help secure planning consent, at appeal, for 150 homes adjacent to an AONB.

September 30th, 2021

Landscape Expert Witness, Silke Gruner, appeared on behalf of Manor Oak Homes at the Public Inquiry in relation […]

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High Court challenge dismissed and Planning Permission granted for New Winery and Visitor Centre in the Kent Downs AONB

June 2nd, 2021

CSA are pleased to announce that planning permission has been granted for a new winery near Chilham in […]

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Appeal success for housing within a Special Landscape Area

May 10th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Inspectorate has just granted planning permission for 20 dwellings, within a […]

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Keeping an eye on Pease Pottage

May 4th, 2021

Our landscape architecture team recently undertook a planting audit at our site in Pease Pottage for Thakeham Homes. […]

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Eden Grove welcomes prospective buyers

May 4th, 2021

The sales area garden at the prestigious Eden Grove development in Staines, West London for Berkeley Homes, was […]

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Building with Nature

March 30th, 2021

A new benchmark for building beautiful places The benefits of carefully designed open spaces and green infrastructure, catering […]

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Solar Farm, Quorn, Leicestershire

October 15th, 2020

CSA Environmental are currently acting for Leicestershire County Council, who are the landowners, in relation to a detailed […]

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Northlake, Lakeside Basin, Thurrock

October 13th, 2020

CSA Environmental is pleased to be part of the project team for Northlake in Thurrock, a mixed-use development […]

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The Value of Good Advice when developing within a Gap

September 11th, 2020

The Court of Appeal, in a recent decision in relation to development within a Green Wedge in Liverpool, […]

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130 homes in Northamptonshire gain consent

September 7th, 2020

CSA’s urban design, landscape and ecology teams were appointed by Gladman Developments Ltd to prepare masterplan proposals for […]

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Planning Permission Granted at Appeal for up to 105 Dwellings at Cullompton, Devon

August 26th, 2020

Following an appeal, Taylor Wimpey has been granted outline planning permission for up to 105 dwellings, associated landscaping, […]

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Appeal success for CSA and Gladman at Church Street, Bocking, Braintree

August 18th, 2020

An appeal by Gladman Developments for up to 300 (or 265) dwellings at Bocking, was allowed this week […]

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West Durrington – Realising the masterplan

July 15th, 2020

When a site becomes developed and the detailed layout closely mirrors the masterplan we prepared, it’s gratifying to […]

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Accessible Green Infrastructure

June 9th, 2020

In creating masterplans and landscape schemes for new developments, one of our key objectives has always been to […]

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Secretary of State and Inspector allow Essex planning appeal

April 21st, 2020

The Secretary of State has upheld the Inspector’s recommendation to allow planning permission for residential development of up […]

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160 New Homes for Angmering and Arun District Council

April 1st, 2020

Outline planning consent has been granted by Arun District Council for a site at Angmering in West Sussex, […]

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Permission granted for new agricultural holding

January 21st, 2020

CSA Environmental were commissioned by Fisher German in February 2019 to assist their client with a full planning […]

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Devon homes gain approval

November 29th, 2019

A resolution to grant outline planning consent has been granted for a site at Lifton in Devon, for […]

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Council resolve to approve plans for 765 homes in Yeovil

November 26th, 2019

South Somerset District Council’s planning committee have resolved to approve plans for a mixed-use development at Primrose Lane, […]

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Two uncontested appeals in two weeks

November 21st, 2019

Unfortunately, all too often local politicians go against the professional advice of their planning officers and it takes […]

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Statutory consultee objection removed using drone technology

September 23rd, 2019

We were delighted to hear that Croudace Homes were successful in securing a resolution to grant outline planning […]

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Outline permission for 84 homes in Ambrosden, Oxfordshire

September 10th, 2019

CSA has been working closely with Gladman Developments and is pleased to announce the approval of outline planning […]

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First homes completed at Red Lodge, Suffolk

August 14th, 2019

For a number of years, CSA have been working on a site at Red Lodge in Suffolk, originally […]

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A real buzz around Cambridge Science Park

August 12th, 2019

With construction work continuing at pace on the scheme at Cambridge Science Park, the grounds around the first […]

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Outline Planning Permission Granted – Land at Lewis Lane, Arlesey

July 19th, 2019

We were delighted to hear that Taylor Wimpey Strategic Land have been successful in securing a resolution to […]

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Meadows in full flower at West Hill Country Park

July 9th, 2019

For the past 5 years, CSA have been working with Kier Living to design and implement a large country […]

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730 new homes in a listed Historic Park and Garden

June 24th, 2019

CSA were commissioned in 2015 by a Consortium of housebuilders, comprising Bellway Homes, Bloor Homes and Taylor Wimpey, […]

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Natural Capital : Cultivating an integrated approach to environmental planning

June 17th, 2019

We are beginning to see a watershed moment, due in large part to movements inspired by Sir David […]

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Construction well under-way at West End, Surrey

May 22nd, 2019

Located on the site of a former tree nursery in the village of West End, Surrey, this small […]

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Consent for 5 new houses on brownfield land within the Green Belt

May 1st, 2019

CSA has been working closely with Oakford Homes and is pleased to announce the approval of planning permission […]

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Show homes open for business at New Garden Suburb in Maldon, Essex

March 20th, 2019

CSA are delighted to see that the first homes have been constructed as part of the South Maldon […]

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Scheme for Spitfire Homes in Pirton approved at committee

March 18th, 2019

CSA has been working closely with Spitfire Homes to develop proposals for a sensitive site in the village […]

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Residents enjoying early phases at Whitehill and Bordon Healthy New Town

March 15th, 2019

Selected by the NHS as one of 10 demonstrator sites in England for the ‘Healthy New Town’ initiative, […]

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Northlake, Lakeside Basin, Thurrock

February 21st, 2019

CSA Environmental is delighted to be part of the project team for Northlake in Thurrock, a mixed-use development […]

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Major housing success for 650 units in Cringleford, Norwich

February 20th, 2019

Following an extensive pre-planning process, South Norfolk Council have issued reserved matters approval for 650 new homes on […]

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North Yorkshire Homes Gain Planning Consent

January 10th, 2019

Members of Harrogate Planning Committee resolved to approve outline planning permission for up to 175 dwelling at Knaresborough […]

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Sensitive design for Great Crested Newts ensures permission at Wittingham Lane, Goosnargh, Lancashire

December 18th, 2018

Outline planning permission has been granted by Preston City Council for 135 new homes, including new footpath links […]

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New homes permitted in Witchford

November 15th, 2018

The Members of the East Cambridgeshire District Council Planning Committee unanimously resolved to grant outline planning permission for […]

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145 home scheme gains consent

October 15th, 2018

Following an Appeal Inquiry, an Inspector has resolved to grant outline planning consent for 145 new dwellings in […]

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Cambridgeshire homes gain consent

August 2nd, 2018

East Cambridgeshire District Council have resolved to grant outline planning permission for Bloor Homes Eastern’s 140 home development […]

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Ebbsfleet Garden City: Providing Landscape Advice

July 3rd, 2018

CSA have been providing continued professional landscape advice on behalf of Ebbsfleet Development Corporation on over 50 planning […]

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Secretary of State grants consent for 390 new homes at West Lane, Ripon

June 27th, 2018

The Secretary of State has just granted outline planning permission for 390 houses on a greenfield site on […]

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Residents enjoying new courtyard at Emerald Gardens

May 11th, 2018

Work is complete on the new communal courtyard which forms the centre piece of the ‘Emerald Gardens’ development […]

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Green light for Bedfordshire homes

May 4th, 2018

Central Bedfordshire Council have resolved to grant outline planning consent for 25 new homes in the village of […]

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Sevenoaks’ apartments gain approval

May 1st, 2018

Sevenoaks District Council’s Planning Committee has resolved to grant planning permission for the erection of a 7 unit […]

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Oxfordshire scheme gains planning consent

April 24th, 2018

South Oxfordshire District Council have granted planning permission for six new dwellings at Cane End, near Reading, within […]

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Success for Farnham housing scheme

April 17th, 2018

Following an extensive planning process, the planning committee at Waverley Borough Council have just voted in-favour of a […]

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New 2018 BREEAM Guidance – New Manual, New Challenges!

April 5th, 2018

The BREEAM approach has remained unchanged since 1998, but at long last this has been reviewed in line […]

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Approval granted for 125 unit scheme for Barratt Homes

February 23rd, 2018

Forest Heath District Council have just granted reserved matters approval for 125 new dwellings and associated public open […]

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Permission granted for extension to Chobham development

February 14th, 2018

This week, committee members at Surrey Heath Borough Council voted in favour of a resolution to grant planning […]

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Development under-way at edge of settlement site in Shottery

February 5th, 2018

Construction is now well under-way at the new housing development of 68 homes for Taylor Wimpey on the […]

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Commemorative Garden marks the end of 10 years at The Parks, Bracknell

January 30th, 2018

Recently we’ve seen the completion of the Commemorative Garden on the residential site at The Parks, Bracknell, which […]

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New residents moving-in at Kilnwood Vale in West Sussex

January 22nd, 2018

New residents have started to occupy the first houses built for Taylor Wimpey on their latest development at […]

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Fountain makes a splash as centre piece to courtyard in Kew

January 16th, 2018

Work is progressing at pace on the completion of a new communal courtyard in the centre of our […]

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Outline Planning Permission Granted in Halstead

November 1st, 2017

Braintree District Council’s Planning Committee has resolved to grant outline planning consent for up to 205 new dwellings […]

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New Landmark Park in Canterbury Approved

September 15th, 2017

Landscape Designers and Ecologists at CSA have combined to formulate proposals for Legacy Park which will form the […]

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Outline Planning Permission Granted in Great Bowden

September 13th, 2017

Harborough District Council’s (‘HDC’) Planning Committee has resolved to grant outline planning consent for up to 50 new […]

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Why is Landscape Value the topic of the day?

September 1st, 2017

Increasingly, Local Authorities are deciding that certain areas of ordinary countryside should be elevated to the status of […]

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70 homes approved on appeal in Cambridgeshire

August 29th, 2017

An inspector has granted outline permission for a 70 homes development at Swavesey in Cambridgeshire, despite South Cambridgeshire […]

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Key planning approvals for Stowmarket site

August 4th, 2017

In recent weeks, two key planning applications have received consent at the Chilton Leys site in Stowmarket, Suffolk. […]

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Reaching new heights

June 15th, 2017

CSA’s Urban Designers, Landscape Architects and Heritage consultants have been working closely with Clarendon Road Developments Ltd on […]

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160 units consented at Bampton, Oxfordshire

April 26th, 2017

In March the West Oxfordshire Planning Committee voted to grant planning permission for an outline application for up […]

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New Care Village in the Green Belt

April 6th, 2017

The Maidenhead Development Control Panel voted on 15th March to grant planning permission for a new Care Village […]

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335 dwellings, neighbourhood centre and cemetery consented at Wymondham

September 19th, 2016

Hallam Land Management has just been granted, on appeal, outline consent for a mixed use development in Wymondham, […]

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Go-ahead for 1,880 home neighbourhood in Didcot

September 16th, 2016

South Oxfordshire District Council has resolved to approve an outline planning application for a new mixed-use neighbourhood at […]

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Appeal success at Great Ellingham, Norfolk

September 13th, 2016

Full planning permission has been granted, on appeal, for 39 dwellings on agricultural land adjacent to Attleborough Road, […]

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First areas of open space delivered at landmark former landfill site

September 13th, 2016

Back in 2011, Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd began work on the site of a former landfill in Woodley, […]

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Planning submitted for first phase of sustainable new green town in East Hampshire

September 8th, 2016

The landscape team at CSA have been working for Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd, in partnership with the Dorchester […]

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Construction commences on new phase of Cambridge Science Park

September 2nd, 2016

CSA have been working with SDC Contractors Ltd on the delivery of a new office development at the […]

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Work starts on Registered Park and Garden

September 1st, 2016

Construction of a new permanent wedding venue at the Grade II listed Greenwoods Hotel in Essex has just […]

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Taylor Wimpey granted permission, on appeal, for 163 homes in Framlingham, Suffolk

May 11th, 2016

Despite Suffolk Coastal District Council’s concerns regarding the design and landscape impact of the scheme, Inspector John Braithwaite […]

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535 new homes approved in Warwickshire

May 6th, 2016

An exciting new development of 535 dwelling at Southam in Warwickshire has received a resolution to grant outline […]

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New recreational facility opens in Andover

May 3rd, 2016

Friday 29th April saw the official opening of the East Anton Sports Pavilion and sports pitches by the […]

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600 unit scheme at North West Horley receives unanimous approval

April 14th, 2016

Following several months of detailed negotiations with the local planning authority, planning permission has been granted for a […]

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Appeal success at Long Itchington, Stratford-upon-Avon

April 5th, 2016

Cemex UK Properties have been granted outline planning permission, on appeal, for 81 dwellings at Long Itchington, Warwickshire. […]

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Contemporary housing development at Leybourne Grange

February 22nd, 2016

CSA’s landscape team have been working closely with Taylor Wimpey South West Thames to bring forward the redevelopment […]

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New Youth Space opened to public

January 25th, 2016

A new Youth Space designed by CSA Environmental’s landscape team has been opened to the public. The new […]

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Application submitted for 600 new homes

December 8th, 2015

CSA’s urban design, landscape and ecology teams have assisted their client, Hallam Land Management, in the preparation of […]

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New housing approved in East Sussex

November 27th, 2015

  A residential-led development for 135 dwellings at Hailsham in East Sussex has received a resolution to grant […]

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Westhill, Kettering – open for business

October 14th, 2015

With the completion of the landscaped site frontage, sales area and show complex at the Westhill site in […]

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Mixed use Bedfordshire scheme approved

July 14th, 2015

A scheme for 365 new homes, a care home and employment area in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire has received […]

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Inspector recommends suspension of Cambridge City and South Cambs Local Plan Examination

June 24th, 2015

The Local Plan Inspector has just issued preliminary conclusions which recommended that the Cambridge EIP is suspended because […]

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Shorncliffe Barracks, Folkestone

September 11th, 2014

In 2014, Taylor Wimpey South East submitted a hybrid application for the redevelopment of land at Shorncliffe Garrison, Folkestone, […]

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