NEWS: Multiple award wins for South Gardens
NEWS: Multiple award wins for South Gardens
We are delighted that our South Gardens scheme at Elephant Park has picked up both a Housing Design Award and a RIBA London Award. The scheme aims to deliver a sustainable, liveable and playful community with beautiful courtyard and rooftop gardens. We also gained an award at the Horticulture Week Awards, winning Best Landscape Practice for Commercial Housing 2018.
NEWS: Ebbsfleet Garden City competition success
NEWS: Ebbsfleet Garden City competition success
Our submission for the Landscape for Healthy Living international competition received a special Highly Commended Award in recognition for its creativity and innovation. The judges felt that the proposal would lead to real engagement with the landscape and create a strong sense of civic pride and joy in the place.
University of Birmingham Green Heart
University of Birmingham Green Heart
Churchman have recently secured the commission to design the new 'Green Heart' at the University of Birmingham.


The project involves the creation of 5.5 hectares of open space at the centre of the historic campus focusing on the value of external space as the common ground for staff and students, and re-establishing the University’s original vision through the restoration of its grand axis.

Greenwich National Maritime Museum
Greenwich National Maritime Museum
Churchman Landscape Architects are responsible for the recently completed public realm scheme associated with the new Sammy Ofer Wing for the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
Nine Elms, Thames path on the Southbank
Nine Elms, Thames path on the Southbank
Operating under the title of ‘Nine Realms’ a new length of riverside path extending from Battersea to Lambeth Bridge will provide an enhanced route for pedestrians and cyclists linking the emerging Nine Elms residential quarter with the City.
NEWS: Kokedama Workshop
NEWS: Kokedama Workshop
Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios approached us to collaborate on an exhibition in their London studio. We took inspiration from the Japanese art form of ‘Kokedamas’ 苔玉, translated in English as ‘Moss Balls’. We led a workshop to help create this hanging garden in the display window of the studio.
NEWS: Riverside Gardens Opened
NEWS: Riverside Gardens Opened
The latest section of Thames Path in Nine Elms is now open at Riverside Gardens and running past Riverside Court.

The improvements include perennial planting, new paving, and a series of moveable, sculptural cor-ten steel benches by designer Tord Boontje located in a new pocket park at Riverside Gardens.

University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia
Churchman worked closely with Architype on the development of the new Enterprise Centre and its situation within the masterplan for the Earlham Hall Campus at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Following in the footsteps of a fine architectural heritage the UEA project sought to establish a new benchmark in sustainability, including what has been called the UK’s ‘Greenest’ building.
Vermillion - Rathbone Market Phase 1
Vermillion - Rathbone Market Phase 1
Sustainable technology has been at the heart of the development of this high rise residential scheme in a challenging urban context in the vicinity of the Lower Lea Valley and Canning Town Transport Interchange.
Elephant Park, South Gardens
Elephant Park, South Gardens
The design team have been charged with the task of delivering cutting edge sustainable technology across the scheme with the landscape acting as the prime focus of this agenda.
Lumire - Rathbone Market Phase 3
Lumire - Rathbone Market Phase 3
Nottingham Castle
Nottingham Castle
Churchman are helping to deliver the Heritage Lottery Fund supported transformation of Nottingham Castle.

We are working closely with the city council, HLF and the design team on improvements to the castle grounds, public realm and visitor experience.

Macaulay Walk
Macaulay Walk
A mixed-use residential led scheme in a conservation area at the heart of Clapham Old Town, the site was formerly an optical works of some note operated by Ross & Co. The scheme consists of new build apartments, the sensitive remodelling of 19th century warehouses and a Victorian villa.
Hoola: Tidal Basin Road
Hoola: Tidal Basin Road
Churchman worked with developer Hub Residential and architects CZWG on a high density residential and mixed use scheme in east London’s Royal Docks.
Canaletto: 257 City Road
Canaletto: 257 City Road
Working closely with UN Studio & AXIS the landscape has evolved under the architectural influence of the tower and spaces formed as the building touches the ground.
City University
City University
The College Courtyard project is the first stage in City University’s programme to reinvigorate its empty courtyard spaces. Churchman Landscape Architects won the commission to deliver an inspiring space for students and staff in six months and on a tight budget.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Caledonian University
The campus of Glasgow Caledonian University provides the context for a series of gardens focused around the exploits of the Scottish Plant Hunters, a group of intrepid explorers who toured remote regions of the world looking for hitherto unseen plants. Many of the specimens brought back to these shores have gone on to become stalwarts of our gardens and landscapes.
St Mary Magdelene Academy
St Mary Magdelene Academy
One of a number of city academies that Churchman have been involved in planning and implementing. Phase 1 of the project was completed for the beginning of the 2007 academic year, followed by phase 2 in 2008.
Chobham Farm
Chobham Farm
Churchman Landscape Architects, working in collaboration with PTE architects have submitted the Masterplan for this 7.5 hectare mixed used development adjoining the Olympic Athletes Village and Stratford City.
Aurelia - Rathbone Market Phase 2
Aurelia - Rathbone Market Phase 2
Phase 2 of the Rathbone Market regeneration, ‘Aurelia’ was completed in early 2015 and delivers the bulk of the public realm in the masterplan including a new square for the historic market, community facilities and key pedestrian links. Innovative sustainable water management has been employed throughout the multi-level scheme including rooftop ‘Blue Roof’ attenuation.
Heston Park
Heston Park
The £1m regeneration of this existing 1930’s park in west London offered the chance for Churchman to significantly diversify the play and leisure opportunities in this popular local green space. A large new natural playscape, fitness and leisure facilities have been set within an ecologically rich framework of new planting and trees.
South Kilburn: Cambridge, Wells & Ely Court
South Kilburn: Cambridge, Wells & Ely Court
Churchman worked alongside architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands and Alison Brooks Associates on the design of this residential improvement project promoted by the London Borough of Brent and one of the first developments of the major South Kilburn regeneration masterplan.
Bridgecroft
Bridgecroft
Churchman’s master-plan for developer ArchiHaus, on a site in Kingstone, Herefordshire provides the framework for the UK’s largest Passivhaus housing scheme on a rural site.
Carlton Drive
Carlton Drive
Renaissance influences provide the conceptual basis for this formal water garden in Putney. This residential scheme designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley is focused around 2 existing Italianate Villas.
Mandeville Place
Mandeville Place
This orchard and pavilion at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park designed in collaboration with The Urban Orchard Project and Studio Weave was created to celebrate the most successful Paralympic Games ever.
St. Michael's Hospice
St. Michael's Hospice
Located in the rolling countryside of Herefordshire the hospice extension designed by Architype seeks to engage the interior spaces directly with the surrounding landscape. Churchman was appointed in 2009 to work with the project team to realise this vision.

The Tower of London
The Tower of London
The creation of Stanton Williams’ new visitor arrival space at the Tower generated a number of technically demanding problems that required resolution in order to sustain existing and proposed planting.
Millennium Seedbank
Millennium Seedbank
At the Millennium Seedbank we assisted architects Stanton Williams with the detailed design for the main external circulation areas including the pool, parterres, paving, steps, ramps, and external walls.
Hanover
Hanover
Micro-climatic manipulation provided the focus for one of the practice's early projects to design the landscape spaces around a new tropical conservatory for Hanover’s Botanic Gardens.
Three Mills Green
Three Mills Green
Carved out of the Lea Valley by river infrastructure the Green provides a valuable open space in the area. London has too few new parks, so Churchman was delighted to have the opportunity to play a part in establishing the first part of the visionary Lea River Park.
Claremont Fan School
Claremont Fan School
Designed by Vanburgh, Kent, and Brown, Claremont is the remnant of a once celebrated 18th Century estate occupied by such notables as Clive of India, Princess Charlotte and Queen Victoria. The estate is to be saved from further fragmentation and natural erosion by Claremont Fan Court School.

Archival research provided the basis for a Landscape Management Plan that will shape maintenance priorities and strategies for the next 20 years.

Kensington & Chelsea Academy and Leisure Centre
Kensington & Chelsea Academy and Leisure Centre
Churchman worked on this major urban regeneration project for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea involving the provision of a new Academy for 1200 children, a Leisure Centre and a significant amount of new public realm.
University of Warwick
University of Warwick
Churchman's 10 year tenure as the University of Warwick's landscape advisors has recently been renewed for a further 4 years. Research, invention and academic endeavour provide the context for the an enhanced external environment being delivered across campus.
Sustainability permeates everything we do, from our design philosophy to our business practices.

We are active in research and development of sustainable technologies, including our own testing and trials of innovative "green" solutions...

Our philosophy combines an intuitive environmental responsibility with a strong desire to realise designs that achieve a unique response to site and brief. Our strategy is applied in a coherent manner from a strong conceptual basis consistent through to final detail...
Practice Profile
More than 20 years' experience has honed Churchman into a landscape consultancy that can respond to customer briefs with accuracy and integrity, qualities that are married with a uniqueness of vision that sets our designs apart from the competition.

Our high-quality approach to design resounds throughout the entire creative process - from concept, through to final, on-the-ground detail. Just as important as our approach to design, our intuitive environmental responsibility permeates through our design philosophy, as well as our business practices.

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Recent Awards
2015

Macauley Walk, Clapham
Winner: Design for a Small Scale Development
Landscape Institute Awards

Rathbone Market
Winner: Urban Greening category
Sustainable Water Industry Group (SWIG) Awards



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NEWS: Planning approval for Nottingham Castle
NEWS: Planning approval for Nottingham Castle
Churchman are helping to deliver the Heritage Lottery Fund supported transformation of Nottingham Castle which has recently received planning approval.

We will be working closely with the city council, HLF and the design team on improvements to the castle grounds, public realm and visitor experience.

NEWS: Mandeville Place opens with Wassail party
NEWS: Mandeville Place opens with Wassail party
This orchard and pavilion at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park designed in collaboration with The Urban Orchard Project and Studio Weave was created to celebrate the most successful Paralympic Games ever.
NEWS: Heston Park opened by Mayor
NEWS: Heston Park opened by Mayor
Heston Park has been officially opened by the Mayor of Hounslow, assisted by children from Springwell Juniors. The £1m regeneration of this the park offered the chance for Churchman to significantly diversify the play and leisure opportunities in this popular local green space. A large new natural playscape, fitness and leisure facilities have been set within an ecologically rich framework of new planting and trees.
NEWS: Planning granted for Rathbone Market Phase 3
NEWS: Planning granted for Rathbone Market Phase 3
Churchman’s scheme celebrates the principles of water sensitive urban design as established on the initial phases, in a series of rain gardens and courtyards connected to high level biodiverse roofs and allotments. The result is a multi-layered landscape combining vertical play space with trellis structures and water channels to create a dynamic and verdant inner city garden.
NEWS: Awards success for Rathbone Market!
NEWS: Awards success for Rathbone Market!
Churchman are please to announce that Vermillion, Rathbone Market Phase 1 has been highly commended as best small private development at the 2014 Landscape Institute Awards.
NEWS: Landscape Institute Awards 2013
NEWS: Landscape Institute Awards 2013
The National Maritime Museum, Sammy Ofer Wing has gained further recognition through the 2013 Landscape Institute Awards where it was successful in winning the category for public projects of less than 1 hectare. This follows a commendation for the team in the 2012 Civic Trust Awards.
NEWS: Planning approval for Marden housing
NEWS: Planning approval for Marden housing
The Churchman & Architype designed scheme for 90 Passivhaus dwellings has gained outline approval. The layout provides generous public amenity space, including a village green and community building and a SUDS network, with swales, detention basins and retention ponds is designed to protect the locally sensitive watercourses. Extensive native planting protects views & openness surrounding the adjacent listed farmstead and offers ecological enhancements to the landscape.
National Maritime Museum
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Tower Environs Scheme
City University
Hanover’s Botanic Gardens
Orion City Road Trustee Ltd
Caledonian University
University of East Anglia
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Claremont Fan School
University of Warwick
East Thames Housing Group
London Diocesan Board for Schools
Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership
Grainger plc.
Paul Drury Partnership
Rider Levett Bucknall
Peter Brett Associates
Hurley Palmer Flatt
The Landscape Group
Speirs & Major
Arup
Churchman Landscape Architects
Ray Hole
McDowell & Benedetti
Pollard Thomas Edwards
Assael Architecture
Associated Architects
Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands