DCLA Summer 2018 Newsletter

July 3rd 2018

Click here to view the DCLA Summer 2018 Newsletter.. https://mailchi.mp/24e962b314d1/dcla-summer-news-2018

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Remains of the Day – Great Ambrook

April 24th 2018

At Great Ambrook, in Devon, Stephanie Berry and Kim Chapman have undertaken to restore a long-forgotten Italian-themed garden imbued with the hedonistic mood of the early 1900s      

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Garden makeovers, An expert guide

June 26th 2017

Dreaming of a garden makeover? Maybe you’re after more space to socialise, an area to grow fruit and vegetables, or a complete revamp to add value to your home? Whatever your goal, there are a number of areas to consider. We’ve gathered top tips from experts – including gardener and author Bob Flowerdew, Gardens Trust […]

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Dominic Cole commissioned for Twycross Zoo revamp

January 23rd 2017

Read the full article on the Horticulture Week Website… http://www.hortweek.com/dominic-cole-commissioned-twycross-zoo-revamp/landscape/article/1421505

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Christmas 2016

December 9th 2016

We are pleased to be working on more projects at HAMPSTEAD HEATH. Thank you for all the work this year, and look forward to working with you soon.  

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Wimpole Walled Garden

August 2nd 2016

Congratulations to Head Gardener Philip Waites for the spectacular flower displays in the walled garden at Wimpole.

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Book Review – The Making of Place, John Dixon Hunt

August 2nd 2016

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One of Dominic’s Gardens

July 14th 2016

Revisiting a North London Garden Dominic designed and built twenty five years ago.

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Who’s Who Landscape Directory

June 1st 2016

Dominic Cole OBE, Working With Historic Landscapes      

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User friendly entrance to Hampstead Heath

May 5th 2016

A previously overgrown and gloomy entrance to Hamspstead Heath from Swains Lane has been opened up by removing overgrown shurbbery. Tired metal railings have been replaced with rural timber fencing.

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November 3rd 2015

The greatest of British Bulldogs, Wnston Churchill, created a country home for his family at Chartwell House. He extended the lakes built the kitchen garden wall and relaxed in his famous site in his famous Turnbull & Asser velvet siren suits for casual / pinstriped for more formal entertaining. DCLA are working with Caroe Architecture […]

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Tring Park: Hertfordshire

November 2nd 2015

Dominic grew up on the Tring High Street above the GP surgery where his father was in practise. Winter afternoons often saw us visiting Tring museum or tobogganing down slopes in Tring Park. I later learnt that the museum was a birthday present from his father to Lionel Rothchild whose interest in the family banking […]

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Mount Edgcumbe: Cornwall

October 29th 2015

Mount Edgcumbe is a spectacular eighteenth century landscape garden surrounded by sea on a ten -minute ferry ride from Plymouth. The Edgecumbe family associated with the ‘bright young things’ of the Twickenham set: Pope, (Kent) Walpole etc. when it was quite the done thing to use your estate to create an idyllic landscape for pleasure. […]

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Friends of St Michaels Church: Brighton

October 26th 2015

St Michaels Church (www.saintmichaelsbrighton.org) is a Grade 1* building in the Clifton conservation area of Brighton. For a local parish church it packs a mighty punch in its roll call of prominent artist and architects who worked on its interior. Dominic Cole gave the Friends and Annual lecture to some 80 people: talking across a […]

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Charlton House: Greenwich

October 20th 2015

Charlton House (1612) is one of London’s great Jacobean houses, built for the tutor to Prince Henry, Son of James I. The house is high on a hill and looks out across the Thames basin and the meandering Thames running in to London and the city. When built, it would have looked across open pastures, […]

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IHBC London: Annual Conference

October 8th 2015

The IHBC (www.ihbc.org.uk) is a leading resource for professionals and local Arts officers etc. working in the Historic Environment. The theme of this years conference was landscape and included talks by landscape Architects and historians. Dominic talked about the work he has been doing for the National Trust and their response to the impacts of […]

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Kings Cross: Open House Walk for the Landscape Institute

September 19th 2015

‘Kings Cross lands’ and the Regents Quarter run around the north & east sides of the two great terminals of Kings Cross & St Pancras (Saint Pancras was a Roman citizen who converted to Christianity and was beheaded for his faith in c.300) Big Developers are seen as the evil opposition but Argent & P&O […]

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Friends Of Battersea Park – Review

August 12th 2015

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Summer Walks: The Strand London for the Landscape Institute.

June 17th 2015

On the 17th June 2015 Dominic Cole offered a landscape walk in the heart of London. The River Thames runs at the southern – most route of its topographic past: it once issued into the north- sea towards the wash in East Anglia. One of its previous meanders took it underneath what is now Trafalgar […]

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GHS News, Removal of a Significant Post War Landscape from the English Heritage Register, March 2015

March 31st 2015

Removal of a Significant Post War Landscape from the English Heritage Register Dominic Cole, GHS chairman The Commonwealth Institute building in Holland Park, off Kensington High Street, London, is considered by English Heritage to be the second most important modern building in London after the Festival Hall. It is being refurbished to house the Design […]

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GHS News, The Landscape of the Churchill Gardens Estate, Summer 2014

October 23rd 2014

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Country Life, Park Village East, October 2014

October 8th 2014

Refining the urban jungle Park Village East, Regent’s Park, London NW1 A calm oasis of green in the environs of Nash’s Regent’s Park belies its proximity to the city, finds Vanessa Berridge Photographs by Marianne Majerus AFTER John Nash laid out Regent Street and the grand terraces beside Regent’s Park, he created one of London’s […]

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Lowther Castle and Gardens, August 2014

August 27th 2014

Visit to Lowther Castle, August 2014, to see how the landscape is getting on – http://www.dominiccole.net/project/lowther-castle/ Paths and Lawns Installed   View from Prospect Terrace     Countess Garden

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DCLA in the Telegraph – Trentham Gardens

April 8th 2014


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DCLA News – February 2014

March 6th 2014

DCLA NEWS – February 2014 We have been up and running for two years and would like to thank everyone who we have been working with or who have contacted us. Here is a snapshot of some of our projects: HS2 and the NATIONAL TRUST We have been working with the National Trust team to […]

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