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Through our involvement with Cambourne new settlement and many other schemes, we have over twenty years experience of masterplanning large complex schemes.

"Development … has ... successfully built in biodiversity as an integral part of the masterplan. Biodiversity (has been) safeguarded and enhanced as the development progressed"
English Nature
Memorandum to Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

As a result, we offer our clients a wealth of practical knowledge regarding both the planning and delivery of masterplan projects. Whatever the size or complexity of the project, we work in a holistic way, balancing the needs of engineering, green infrastructure, built development, existing constraints, site features, programme and budget to ensure designs are appropriate, deliverable and sustainable.

Cambourne New Settlement


405 ha, 3,300 unit new settlement. Landscape consultants for original masterplan led by Terry Farrell in 1995. Responsible for masterplan co-ordination and development since 1999. Masterplanners for all new development since 2002. More information

Upper Cambourne


Masterplan for additional 950 residential units to complete third ‘village’ of Cambourne.

Liverpool International Business Park

Masterplan consultants for this 97 ha, 1M square foot employment park. Responsible for making representations to the UDP Inquiry for an allocation for employment use, preparing the masterplan document and co-ordinating the Environmental Statement for the planning application. More information

Manor Farm


Commissioned to review and amend existing masterplan for 1150 unit residential scheme (inc 250 unit retirement village) on 70 ha urban fringe site.

Tarporley Road Tarvin


Randall Thorp formed part of the multi-disciplinary team employed by Taylor Wimpey to produce a 130 home masterplan for a site on the outskirts of the village of Tarvin, Cheshire. More information

Haydock Grange, Cottam


Randall Thorp was part of the multidisciplinary team employed by Taylor Wimpey to produce a 450 home masterplan for a site on the urban/rural fringe, north of Preston.

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Breary Lane

Bramhope, Leeds

Randall Thorp were appointed by Miller Homes to present evidence at the Planning Appeal regarding landscape, character and design issues. Miller Homes were seeking planning permission for new homes on a sensitive greenfield site on the edge of the village of Bramhope, Leeds. In December 2016 the Secretary of State agreed with the Inspector that planning permission should be approved.

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