Wirral Waters

Year of completion: 2015 – ongoingClient: Peel, Urban Splash, Wirral Council

Project team: BCA Landscape

BCA Landscape have been appointed as Landscape Architects for the Wirral Waters project, which is a large scale £4.5bn waterside development proposed by the Peel Group for Birkenhead docklands, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.

Alongside overall landscape master planning, BCAL have developed designs and details for the delivery of 6 major projects including: Wirral Metropolitan College, Skills Factory, North Bank residential development with Urban Splash, Care, Office and Retail facilities, as well as extensive new Green Infrastructure and pocket parks working closely with the Mersey Forest initiative.

BCA Landscape have also been responsible for providing proposals for temporary landscape treatments for some of the clients existing disused sites. The proposals form part of a wider initiative to bring leisure and recreational benefits to the area which will in future help to anchor the future waterside development into its context.