Project lead: Student accommodation in North East England

A £15m development project in the centre of York requires landscaping to create an attractive street frontage, a courtyard for

Landscape works include the creation of a 10m landscape buffer to provide an attractive street frontage, a courtyard for students and a variety of outdoor spaces for social activities.

Trees to be planted include Betula pendula Fastigiata, Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine', Quercus robur Fastigiata 'Koster', Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold' and Prunus 'Sunset Boulevard'. Shrubs include ferns, Carex varieties, Mahonia, Pachysandra, Sarcococca, Skimmia, Viburnum, lavender, Phormium, Photinia, Ligustrum and Weigela.

Landscape and building architect: DLA Design Group (

Main contractor: Eric Wright Group (

Client: McLaren Property (

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