Client
Pinewood Studios Ltd
Project stage
Outline application
Sector
Commercial and mixed use
Expertise
Landscape Architecture
Environmental Planning
Masterplanning
Expert Witness
Key Roles

Landscape survey, LVIA, Masterplan, Development statement, Landscape framework plan, Design and access statement, Landscape evidence for appeal

To remain competitive in a global market, Pinewood Studios needed to modernise its layout and extend its site area into the Metropolitan Greenbelt. Given the sensitive nature of the location, Randall Thorp were invited to join a multidisciplinary design team (led by ARUPS) as landscape consultants. Randall Thorp ensured that the layout and landscape strategy allowed the scheme to fit appropriately into the rural setting, enhancing the landscape value of the site and minimising the visual effects of this large-scale development.

Randall Thorp’s LVIA, sensitive landscape design work and key evidence at Public Inquiry meant that the scheme was approved and Pinewood Studios continues to be one of the world’s leading facilities for film and digital media production.

"Development of the Year"

Thames Valley Property Awards 2016
Pinewood masterplan

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