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Saffron Walden Town Council

Parkland Management Plan

Publication Platform
Saffron Walden Town Council

Publication Date
21 February 2018

12:00am, 30 July 2017

Tender ID
Parkland Management Plan


A Conservation Management Plan, (Bridge End Garden, Saffron Walden, Re-establishment of Victorian Walled Garden - Liz Lake Associates; Campbell, Susan) was produced in 2006,   Elizabeth Banks 10-year Maintenance plan dated 2002 and several other relevant documents exist which can be used exist. This PMP will focus primarily on identifying the particular significance and condition of parkland structures within the gardens, making recommendations for consolidation, repair and maintenance and upon a survey of existing planting and maintenance regime, providing advice and guidance for revised planting and management, including areas for natural habitat, A full brief will be produced by Historic England and issued by the Town Council. The Town Council will be the client but the plan will be approved by Historic England under the terms of a Heritage at Risk grant. The Lead Consultant will assemble a team providing the following services Conservation Accredited Architect, building surveyor or architectural technologist Principal Designer (CDM) Quantity Surveyor Structural/Civil Engineer Archaeologist/Building Analyst Consultant Conservator Hydrologist and will deploy them as required in the assessment of condition, specification of works, inspection and certification relating to repair, consolidation and maintenance of parkland structures within the gardens. These structures include walls, gates, pavilion/s, fountains, culvert/s and paths. The Lead Consultant will build upon the information in the existing PMP. This PMP will require a review and update and will include mapping of wayleaves, map regression studies and a review of the historic use of materials within the gardens, and will produce a statement of significance, identify issues and constraints, policies, priorities and potential sources of funding. NB PLEASE READ ATTACHMENT. NOTE SECOND FROM LAST PARAGRAPH