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Sherford Town Masterplanning & Urban Design

Sherford is a new town in Devon located in the outskirts of Plymouth and is the city’s largest development in 30 years. It is being developed by the Sherford Consortium, Vistry Group and Taylor Wimpey

Lavigne Lonsdale has been involved in this significant project since its inception over 15 years ago and has provided a range of services, including; Landscape Masterplanning & Urban Design,

Landscape Architecture and detail design delivery for Phase 1.

The Sherford scheme involves the development of a completely new town, the project consists of 5500+ homes, 80,000+ m2 of commercial and employment space, 3 Primary schools, 1 Secondary school and retail units and a 500 acre community park.

Lavigne Lonsdale have been involved fully in the delivery of the Phase 1 external works and masterplan.

This includes:

The enormous living wall is a 380m long vertical garden, there are 30, 000 plants in there and it is potentially the biggest living wall of its kind in Europe.

New skate park

Protection and enhancement of wildlife corridors and integrated SUDs schemes, 4G floodlit sports pitches, tennis courts, MUGA and grass pitches



All the streets and spaces and street trees including significant street tree pit details and utility coordination.

A network of urban pocket parks


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