Projects

  • University of Bolton Location Bolton Lead landscape architect IBI Taylor Young Client University of Bolton Contract value £3m Completion date June 2004 Other info Following the completion of a comprehensive masterplan for the Deane Campus, work commenced on a four-year phased programme of major improvements totaling over £3m. The courtyard to the refurbished Design Studio has been completed. Viewed on all sides from glazed corridors including the main entrance ...
  • The Fairytale of Burscough Bridge Lead landscape architect BCA Landscape Outline brief Environmental Improvements to A59 in Burscough Centre Client West Lancashire District Council Contract value £1.0 Million Completion date April 2008 Other info The scheme is a complete renewal of the public realm through this busy and well-connected village, which sits astride the A59.  The design celebrates the fascinating history of the area, expressed in a unique and contemporary style ...
  • St Helens Town Centre Taylor Young prepared Urban Design Guidelines for the George Street Quarter, an area of approximately 6 hectares containing the largest concentration of historic townscape, a large portion of which is designated as a Conservation Area, within the town centre. Subsequently, providing detailed design and supervision support, works totaling £2.1m are now complete. These involved major ...
  • Piccadilly Place Location Manchester Outline brief Commercial mixed use development masterplan and external works Client Argent Contract value £150 million whole development Completion date September 2009 Technical summary Materials The choice of materials has been crucial in defining the character of the square.  Dutch Clay Pavers add warmth to the space and provide a link to surrounding historic brick buildings, whilst dark grey granite and porphyry planks have been ...
  • Hugh Baird College, Bootle Taylor Young has been appointed to provide architecture, landscape, urban design and planning services to deliver a new college campus at a primary location, on the edge of Bootle town centre, on a greenspace/park site. Given the sensitivity of the site and Sefton Council’s concerns for the future of the existing college site, Taylor Young ...
  • Bluecoats Art Centre Nestled in the middle of Bluecoat Arts Centre is a much loved, green oasis in the heart of Liverpool city centre.  As part of a £12.5 million regeneration of the Grade 1 listed buildings, Austin-Smith:Lord has revitalised this ‘secret garden’ to create a multi-functional, accessible and flexible space. The different levels within the courtyard have been ...