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This project involved re-working landscape areas, including reconstructing external swimming pool, sunbathing terraces and Terrace Café over winter of 2009-10.


Over only nine months we secured Planning and Building consent, detailed, specified and tendered the works, appointed a local Contractor and oversaw their works to completion by May 2010 ready for the peak summer holiday season.


We extended the Terrace Café by utilising an adaptable “Galileo” canopy enabling the Terrace to be used in any weather, creating an inspiring relaxing dining experience integrating seamlessly with landscaping. Providing a first-class external recreation area for Hotel residents and guests.



Our design for Jersey Archive created two new Civic spaces: Archive Square at front of the new Jersey Archive and the Public South Courtyard. There was also a private North Courtyard reserved for staff use.

We were keen the external landscaping harmonised with and reflected the buildings design approach. We designed a pergola over the South Courtyard Public parking, external staircase and the new entrance gates, together with designing and detailing all the hard landscaping for all external areas. Our drawings ran to several pages covering the refined detailing approach.

As the planting matured the external spaces became an extension of the building, providing high-quality spaces for relaxation and enjoyment.

“This building is a triumph of architecture and planning, transforming a neglected area into a major civic destination. Inserted into a difficult site, the clarity of the layout and quality of design of this building have given Islanders a very successful and popular asset and two new civic spaces.”


Civic Trust Award citation for Jersey Archive, 2001

Jersey Design Awards 2000:

            -  Best External Elements
            -  Best Use of Colour