Case Studies

2012 Olympics North Park Development

Client: Olympic Delivery Authority and Capita Symonds
Role: Project Arboricultural expert, operating as quality manager directly reporting upon delivery of tier 2 contractors’ services and products (trees and their planting) throughout the North Park and public realm including Eton Manor.
Responsibilities: To assess all (3,000) new trees and their associated planting techniques for their species, condition, location and quality; to identify any defects, make recommendations for remedy and prepare detailed reports for ODA consideration.
Duration and services provided: Sept. 2010 to June 2012.
All tree stock surveyed three times, fifteen reports submitted, identified several previously unknown (to Capita Symonds) defects (diseases and disorders).

Farringdon Station/Charterhouse Square, Crossrail grout shaft construction and TBM advance bore hole testing

Client: Bam Ferrovial Kier Partnership
Role: Project Arboricultural expert, reporting to client upon all implications of construction upon trees; advising upon tree management, legal aspects and consideration and negotiations with Local Planning Authority and tree owners. Prepared detailed specifications for tree management and protection.
Responsibilities: To ensure client was informed of all implications and to prepare arboricultural management reports for submission to tree owners and Local Planning Authority.
Duration and services provided: June 2012 – March 2015. Provision of on-site tree protection and preservation advice. Successfully negotiated with Council and tree owners to ensure trees would be effectively protected and that works upon the grout shaft could commence.

Old Guardian Building, Clerkenwell

Client: Viridis Real Estate
Role: Project arboricultural expert, advise the client team upon design and implications upon legally protected trees; assessment of tree quality and landscape contribution; production of detailed arboricultural impact assessment reports for submission with major projects presented to both Local Planning Authority and Mayor’s Office.
Responsibilities: To advise the design team upon how to maximise floor space and integrate proposed develop into the landscape; liaison with LPA and third parties in respect of evolving designs and tree and landscape protection.
Duration and services provided: June 2012 – September. 2018. Pre-application arboricultural assessments, reports and meetings with DR Panels and LPA; preparation of responses to successfully improve design capabilities within the development envelope.

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