Archive: Latest News

  • Aug 14, 2017

    Graduate Landscape Architect Position full Time

    Graduate or Post-Graduate Landscape Architect – Anthony Stiff Associates – Full Time We are a design-led practice looking for a highly motivated, well organised individual, with a minimum of 1 year’s relevant experience, who is seeking to contribute to a friendly, award winning practice, with an exciting and diverse array of projects. Situated in an...

  • Jan 05, 2017

    That’s Oxfordshire Business Show Interview

      Anthony appears on That’s Oxfordshire Business Show. See this link on You Tube:      ...

  • Nov 26, 2015

    Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    Anthony Stiff Associates is now  BIM Capable After much soul searching and many demos, we have decided to swap platform for our main drawing software to Vectorworks.  This will enable us to design more efficiently in 2 and 3D, including specialist planting design features.  It will enable us to collaborate and exchange information with clients...

  • Aug 25, 2015

    California Country Park

    We have been appointed by Wokingham Borough Council to take this exciting project forward to planning with the intent to then implement the first phase to upgrade the park infrastructure. Exciting times ahead...

  • Apr 08, 2015

    Planning minister writes to Inspectorate over landscape concerns

    Appeal decisions should recognise what planning minister Brandon Lewis has called “the intrinsic character and beauty of the countryside”. They should also ensure that “development is suitable for the local context”. That was stressed by the minister in a letter sent to Simon Ridley, chief executive of the Planning Inspectorate, in which Lewis voiced concern...

  • Nov 18, 2014

    Bledlow Solar Farm

      ‘From the outset Anthony Stiff Associates were ‘on the ball’, fully understood our brief and proved to be highly professional, pragmatic and good fun to work with. The project was delivered on time, on budget and to a better standard than either I or any of our committee had anticipated.  I would have no...

  • Oct 24, 2014

    APPRENTICESHIP

    We have recently been joined by Amy Cross who is taking an apprenticeship with us as a Landscape Design Assistant. Witney and Abingdon College acted as the agent on behalf of the National Apprenticeship Scheme.  We had 17 applicants.  We see this as a really good way to get someone into our industry, providing them...

  • Jun 16, 2014

    A serious bit of construction!!!

    ASA is supervising the landscape works for a new Junction 10A off the M1 leading into Luton. Work involves moving a huge volume of material to a deposition site nearby and raising the land by about 3 metres - then returning it to agriculture.  Then, next planting season will involve planting over 10,000 native provenance trees...

  • Dec 06, 2013

    Carolyn writes about ‘Managing Playground Risk’

      Carolyn is working on a number of schools and she has added her opinion to the debate on  managing risk.  She summarises how recent play provision has attempted to embrace the concept of ‘managed’ risk and natural play.  She also looks at the benefits of encouraging ‘free’ play through better integration of spaces with sports and...

  • Aug 09, 2013

    Appeal Success

      Anthony recently provided evidence on landscape and visual issues for a local inquiry for the conversion of a derelict farm complex in open countryside, south of Reading. The evidence demonstrated that in fact the site was heavily influenced by the urbanising influences of the M4 and A33 road corridors and other factors such that...

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