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2B's Rain Garden (or is it a bathtub?)
Dec 1st, 2018
Once again, 2B practises what we preach, and undertakes R+D on our own property - this time, experimenting with 'upcycling' an old avocado-coloured bath.
SuDS Masterplan for Donaldson Filters site, Hull
Nov 16th, 2018
2B is excited to be working with a forward thinking commercial client in Hull. Donaldson Filters are ambitious and enthusiastic about retrofit improvements to their external spaces.
Burnby Hall Rock Garden Restoration - complete!
Oct 26th, 2018
Since early 2015, 2B has been thoroughly enjoyed working with Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum to assist with their Jubilee project. Our involvement has been the regeneration of the historic ‘Backhouse’ Rock Garden.
Sowerby Bridge masterplan live for comment
Oct 23rd, 2018
The master plans are now available for public comment at WYCA's website (deadline 2nd November)
Shed Green Roof
Aug 14th, 2018
Introducing a 5th green roof for 2B, and a new case study for Slow The Flow: Calderdale
Wind Farm ZTV, Greece
Jul 12th, 2018
It was our great pleasure, early in 2018, to do two things we had never done before: to work for a Greek client; and to produce a multi-point Zone of Theoretical Visibility (ZTV) for a large wind farm.
Rain Garden Planters at Hebden Bridge Town Hall
Jun 30th, 2018
The official opening of rain garden planters at Hebden Bridge Town Hall (part of Slow The Flow: Calderdale’s ‘You Can Slow The Flow’ SuDS project)
Queens Gardens, Hull - a new vision?
Apr 23rd, 2018
On the occasion of Hull City Council seeking to carry out a major refurbishment of Queens Gardens in the city centre, we look back at some ideas we published in 2005.
2B Landscape Consultancy records 33% growth!
Apr 1st, 2018
2B Landscape Consultancy has recently recorded a 33% increase* in its staff team. 2B has had to take on the additional staff as a result of a buoyant workload, which Managing Director, Bill Blackledge, puts down to its client-centric, yet ethically-based approach.
Explaining the forthcoming LI Photography and Photomontage Guidance
Mar 21st, 2018
As chair of the Photography and Photomontage steering group for the Landscape Institute, it fell to Bill to explain the main points of upcoming guidance at the LI's Digital Practice Day.