Avenue House

Avenue House is a Grade II listed landscape created by Robert Marnock, the leading deisgner of the ‘gardenesque’ on behalf of ink magnate Henry Stephens. The Avenue House Estate Trust commissioned Jon Sheaff and Associates to prepare a funding application to the Heritage Lottery Fund that resulted in a successful Parks for People award in July […]

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Abney Park Cemetery

Abney Park Cemetery in one of ‘magificent seven’ cemeteries created in the 1840’s and the only cemetery designed specifically to cater for the non-conformist community. As a consequence, the cemetery is of national significance as a burial ground. The site is highly valued by the local community in Stoke Newington and uniquely positioned close to […]

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Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes is a unique environment in the lower Lea valley. It is also the largest public football facility in Europe. As part of its long term sports development strategy, Hackney Council has raised funding to re-provide the semi-derelict changing rooms at North Marsh. The scheme will provide a purpose-built chaging block servicing recently developed […]

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Broadley Street Gardens

Broadley Street Gardens is a small but vitally important neighbourhood park. It has to support a variety of functions but the key challenge was to provide a playable landscape throughout and a quiet area where residents could sit and read the paper in amongst really great planting.    ‘Broadley Street Gardens is a really important park for local people with little […]

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