Landscape Implementation and Management

HDA has overseen the implementation of a wide range of projects and is experienced at producing management plans.

Many of our management plans include prescriptions for habitat creation and management, which are informed by the combined skills and knowledge within the office.

HDA is experienced at most aspects of scheme implementation, including:

  • The production of Bills of Quantities;
  • Coordinating contractor tenders and providing recommendations to the client;
  • Contract administration;
  • Site inspections and subsequent feedback reporting.
project examples


HDA created a rose garden for the Hare Krishna Temple at Bhaktivedanta Manor near Watford, and is it now in full bloom. The design includes herbaceous perennials, shrub roses, bulbs, box hedging and yew cones, along with lawns, paths, Yorkstone edging and metal arches and gazebo. Previously HDA completed an LVIA for Bhaktivedanta site, identyfying …


HDA ecologists and landscape architects led the design of a 40ha ‘Super SANG’ at Edenbrook, Fleet in Hampshire. The SANG was created to off-set the adverse effects of recreational pressure arising from new housing development on the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (SPA). The SANG provides a variety of wetlands, flood meadows and open …


On behalf of Redrow Homes, HDA’s long-term involvement in this project included preparation of the masterplan, parameter plans, Design and Access Statement for outline planning, landscape design coding and open space design. Part of the site is marshland, which is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Wetland features together with parkland and …


HDA played an important long-term role in the creation of the Olympic standard rowing lake at Dorney for Eton College, with involvement in the planning, design, construction and management of the lake. HDA was responsible for co-ordination of a team of consultants which prepared a detailed construction scheme, and contributed to the Environmental Statement that …