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Awards


A number of Parks & Open Space projects have been recognised by awards:

For the past 6 consecutive years (2010-2015/16), Jubilee Park (Weston-super-Mare) has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award in recognition of the excellent use of green space, high standards of security and safety, community involvement and well-maintained facilities. This is the first park in the district to be recognized with this Award.

In 2013, The Bournville Chocolate Garden in Weston-super-Mare won the 'Neighbourhood Award' in the RHA Britain in Bloom awards. In 2012, the garden won a top prize in the South West in Bloom awards. The volunteer-run garden was been awarded the prestigious Gordon Ford Trophy for the Best Neighbour category, which focuses on community involvement and environmental responsibility as well as gardening skills.

In July 2013, St Andrews Park (Bristol) retained its prestigious Green Flag Award. This has been won for the past three consecutive years. AFLA designed the new children's play area within the overall park area.

In 2007, Redcliffe Open Space (Somerset Square) was awarded a prestigious Green Pennant Award.

During 1998-9, Alex Fraser was the Landscape Architect working within a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the restoration of Queen Square, the prestigious Georgian open space in the centre of Bristol. In 2013, Queen Square was once awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award. This park has successfully been awarded the Green Flag Award, annually, since 2008.



A number of Elderly Care/Dementia and Housing projects have also been recognized by awards; in these schemes, AFLA designed the landscape element as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

In 2015, Hatherlow House in Southport (MHA) was a finalist in the Pinders “Best Care Complex” awards.

In 2014, Iffley House in Oxford (Sanctuary Care Ltd) was a finalist in the Pinders “Best Dementia Home – Large” awards. AFLA Ltd took inspiration from the local area surrounding Iffley, our designs incorporated the rich cultural history based on the River Thames, Cowley Motor Plant, May Day celebrations, Saxon origins and athletics.

In 2014, Newland Homes were finalists in numerous categories of the 2014 West of England LABC Awards for Excellence. AFLA Ltd designed the landscapes for 2 highly commended schemes: Bouncers Lane, Cheltenham and Broad Lane, Yate.

In 2011, The St Monica Trust was awarded the Pinders’ “Best facility for Dementia Care in the UK” award for The Russets Sandford Care Village (Somerset). AFLA designed the landscape for this development which included a 3-hectare country park, meadows, communal allotments, bowling green and flower gardens.

In 2009, John Foster’s Almshouse was highly commended in the Almshouse Association Patrons Awards 2010.

Sandford dementia care unit has been recognized as the best facility for dementia care in the UK; in 2009, The St Monica Trust received the “UK Over-50s Housing Awards” for this development.

In 2006, The St Monica Trust was awarded the Pinders’ “Best Assisted Living Development” for the Westbury Fields Care Village. AFLA designed the landscape for this development which included a county-standard cricket pitch and within the care village, a croquet lawn and numerous small garden spaces.

In 2006, KWL Architects were awarded a Welsh Housing Design Award for Clarence House, Pontypool. AFLA designed the soft landscaping for this development.

In 2005, The St Monica Trust was awarded the Pinders’ “Best New Development (elderly care)" for the Cote Lane Care Home. AFLA designed the landscape for this development.

In 2005, KWL Architects were awarded a Welsh Housing Design Award for Highfields Care Home, Blackwood. AFLA designed the soft landscaping for this development.





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