Monthly Archives: August 2011

Straw Poll: Tree Guards

We have managed, after considerable hard work, to source a second option for the tree guard – therefore, we will be conducting a straw poll to ascertain which design residents wish to take forward. Each grill will be in black … Continue reading

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Stanmore Road Resurfacing

Just to provide a quick update – as a few residents have noticed, the road is currently be resurfaced on Stanmore. This had already been scheduled to be done but we have requested that they leave the areas where the … Continue reading

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Tree Guard Update

For the past two weeks we have featured a potential tree guard on the blog and in the community notice board at Langham Parade. It has been designed by a small independent company called Working Detail. The tree guard will be made of steel and … Continue reading

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Art in the Community – Follow Up w/ Street Sign

An update to the tiled street sign ‘art in the community’ idea: Here is a sample of Milton letter tiles alphabet that they can work from at the Jackfield factory.

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Trees, trees, trees

Following on from the consultation with the community we should be placing an order for trees in the coming weeks. 16 Rowans 19 Cherry 5 Edible Fruit Trees

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Art in the Community – Street Name Proposal

  Please see below for the latest Art in the Community proposal submitted by local residents: Some interesting discussion arose out of the last Art in the Community meeting. Along with a semblance of a consensus on what we actually … Continue reading

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Block work – Design Choice Decided

After taking into account the online poll, emails, and the street survey I did last week (where I spoke to over 70 residents – over 50% of who wanted the above pattern ) we have decided to go with the above … Continue reading

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Tree Guard

Please see the above image of the tree guard that we are proposing to use in the neighbourhood. It has been “photo-shopped” in black from the original stainless steel. The design of the tree grill has had to meet fairly … Continue reading

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Block Work Vote

After further consultation with the council we have come up with two options for the block work pattern (raised tables & Langham Parade). We have worked closely with the community on potential designs and those ideas, along with other feedback, … Continue reading

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What makes us like or loathe a public space?

Unravelling the Urban Lexicon is an interesting project that studies the different factors that impact how we feel about our urban space. It is a fairly lengthy report but very accessible. If you have a moment, take a look and … Continue reading

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