The Cambourne Consortium
Project Stage
Full application and implementation
Play, sport and leisure
Landscape Architecture
Key Roles

Landscape survey and feasibility study, Masterplan, Public consultation, Play area design, Hard and soft landscape proposals, Landscape maintenance plan & maintenance contract administration, Landscape contract preparation and administration

Randall Thorp have been designing the play areas at Cambourne since 1998. Following publication of Play England’s research from the national Play Builder programme and as a result of our own experience of play area design, the area at Upper Cambourne adopted a more innovative approach to play. Working closely with the Parish Council and the local community, it was agreed to incorporate water play and sand play elements as well as do away with the traditional play area fencing. The resulting scheme has been described as best practice by BALI, Horticulture Week and External Works magazine.

"Randall Thorp have succeeded in creating an exceptional space, showcasing the creative flair of the designers."

Horticulture Week, 2015
Cambourne Play Area
Cambourne Play Area
Cambourne Play Area
Cambourne Play Area

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