West Midlands Combined Authority and Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council have appointed Tibbalds CampbellReith JV to support them in masterplanning a new residential-led urban village community in Friar Park.
The scheme will facilitate regeneration of this brownfield site to provide much-needed housing for the local community.
As lead consultants on the project, Tibbalds CampbellReith JV have selected a team of expert partner consultants. Together we will deliver the range of technical skills necessary to address the complex and related issues, unlocking the development potential of the Friar Park site.
In line with the values and ethos of the Tibbalds CampbellReith team, our partner consultants are all selected for their empathy, technical excellence and their knowledge and experience of dealing with complex projects of this nature.
Having worked together on several similar schemes in the past, they understand each other, and share common values and principles. Most of all, they share a combined desire to see a positive outcome on this site that we – our team and the local community – can all be proud of.
We are all passionate about what we do, the legacies we leave and the communities we enhance. Ultimately, we want to deliver a place that local people have shaped through their own visions, views and aspirations – a place that they can be proud to call home.
CampbellReith is an independent firm of consulting engineers founded in 1960 providing structural, civil, environmental, geotechnical, highways and transport engineering services from five UK offices as well as overseas. CampbellReith has a reputation for producing imaginative, innovative and cost-effective design solutions, we are recognised by our clients as a firm of innovative and pragmatic thinkers. We operate as a Limited Liability Partnership and is a member firm of the Association for Consulting and Engineering (ACE).
CampbellReith undertakes feasibility studies, surveys and appraisals, design, procurement and construction monitoring, as well as providing project management and specialist report and advisory services including expert evidence work. We act on a wide range of projects in terms of size, type and location with regular involvement in building and infrastructure projects to a value of £250m.
In addition to our core skills, we have established working relationships with complementary consultants in areas such as Town Planning, Urban Design & Masterplanning, Transport, Ecology and Noise, Vibration and Air Quality Assessments. We work with them on a sub-consultancy basis to provide an integrated multi-disciplinary service to a wide range of client, including Homes England (Tibbalds CampbellReith are on the Homes England multi-disciplinary framework panel), Public Sector Bodes and Private Sector Clients.
Lichfields is a UK-wide independent planning and development consultancy. We have been at the forefront of place-making for more than 50 years and have specialists in all planning sectors, acting for an extensive range of public and private-sector clients nationwide.
Lichfields has a strong track-record in delivering bespoke planning solutions to achieve the regeneration of complex, large-scale sites. Examples include the Greenwich Peninsula, Swansea Urban Village, and New Square in West Bromwich.
LDA Design is an independent Landscape and Environmental Consultancy comprising over 170 Landscape Architects, Planners, Urban Designers and Masterplanners across 8 offices around the UK. We have a single purpose that has held good for 40 years: to make great places and shape the world around us for the better.
LDA Design have led the design for some of the most innovative, exciting and diverse regeneration and landscape design projects in the UK, the most prominent example being the design of the Olympic Parklands in Stratford, but also includes post-industrial sites at Birmingham Eastside and Sighthill in Glasgow. LDA Design are also at the forefront of the Garden Villages programme and have Masterplanned major new settlements at Welborne in Hampshire, Rowden Park in Wiltshire and Worcester Parkway.
NB Creative Communications is a strategic communications agency specialising in stakeholder engagement and planning consultation, delivering robust stakeholder engagement on NSIP and Town and Country developments for organisations such as EDF Energy, Countryside Properties and Scottishpower Renewables.
We create fully inclusive and accessible consultations that allow us to get to grips with the issues and needs within communities, We bridge the gap between technical detail and user friendly information that allows for open and meaningful engagement and helps communities to have their say on and become invested in developing plans.
TEP is an award-winning environmental consultancy specialising in ecological and landscape assessment of energy and infrastructure projects. Their strength lies in a thorough understanding of industry practices, timeframes and consenting regimes, coupled with a well-respected reputation for high-quality environmental surveys and assessments. They are accredited as Investors In People to Gold standard, meaning that they invest continuously in the training and quality of their staff, to ensure a high level of commitment to their clients’ projects.
TEP has worked with Homes England (and its predecessors) since 1997 and understand the unique nature of the organisation and the pressures put upon it. Their key objective of delivering benefit to communities, business and the environment.
Lambert Smith Hampton is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading, and most progressive, property consultancies with 32 offices and over 1,000 staff. We help owners, investors and occupiers achieve their business goals with a suite of integrated services including sourcing, planning, funding, advising, managing, valuing and selling land and properties, across both the public and private sectors.
We are passionate about the work we do within the built environment, ensuring communities remain connected, while relentlessly challenging the status quo. After all, it’s our lifeblood to find new ways to solve the biggest property challenges of our time.
Miller Goodall is a team of highly experienced air quality and acoustic consultants, working across a wide variety of sectors, from residential to entertainment, commercial and industrial developments. We help our clients to develop their projects and achieve successful outcomes by providing timely, cost effective, pragmatic and high-quality advice and services.
We invest time and resources in keeping up to date with the latest acoustic and air quality developments and play an active role in associated institutes and associations, ensuring we always bring our clients the best possible service.
PJA is an expanding company specialising in integrating transport, engineering and placemaking to create quality spaces and places. Established in 2003 in Birmingham, PJA now operates from a network of 5 UK offices: Birmingham, Bristol, London, Reading and Manchester. Today PJA stands as one of the most well-known independent specialist transport planning, engineering and placemaking companies in the country. PJA has a strong credibility and presence in the sector having delivered over 2000 projects to date, including many major developments. PJA are pleased to say that our clients retain us as their trusted technical advisors on transport planning and street design matters for their land development and regeneration projects, and we enjoy a high level of repeat business.
We are best known for our industry-leading street design capabilities, and continue to be involved in developing design manuals and standards at both national and local levels, having been primary authors of the Manual for Streets 1 and 2. More recently, PJA assisted in the development of new guidance on Local Walking & Cycling Implementation Plans (LCWIP) for DfT and Informal Streets Guidance for CIHT and LTN 1/20, Cycle Infrastructure Design Guidance.
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