A Local Planning Authority appointed Johns Associates to prepare a landscape
masterplan for proposed allotments within a new country park. The brief was to
include provision of allotments to meet with the national and local Allotment
Society guidelines: maximum sustainability and biodiversity provision; communal
storage/meeting facilities both indoor and outdoor; access for all; pedestrian and
cycle access from the wider country park; security gates and parking.
• Initial discussions with local and national representatives of The National
Allotment Society to establish design requirements.
• Preparation of concept design options for discussion.
• Evolution of the design into a number of masterplan options, based on a
varying number of allotments/ infrastructure elements, in order to establish
The production of a masterplan that enables the client to take the project forward to the
next planning stage. The project is on-going.