Leisure & Public Open Space

We have designed many open spaces in the south west region where we bring pragmatic and cost effective solutions to the public realm. Public consultation can form a big part of such schemes and we have prepared materials and participated in several public events. Concept schemes can involve 3D modelling and sketches through to construction drawings and designing and sourcing unique elements such as the willow cathedral in Long Run meadows, Taunton which now has a licence for marriage ceremonies!

Goodlands Gardens, Taunton

This was a former area of derelict and overgrown space for which Taunton Deane Borough Council commissioned Swan Paul to re-furbish and re-design. The design includes improved access and circulation to…

Longrun Meadows

This was a combination of flood alleviation scheme and public open space creation where we worked with the engineers to produce a masterplan and implementation of a project to create a public park and…

Uffculme Village Square

Working with the architects Reed Holland, we were asked to produce some concepts and costings to re-design two open spaces in the village centre to reduce the dominance of car parking and provide an attractive…

Vivary Park

This was a project to design a fully accessible sensory garden within Vivary Park in Taunton. The project includes a variety of plant species and landscape elements that have appeal for their scent, texture,…