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Fircroft Park, Corby



Address: Fircroft Park, Stamford Road, Corby, Northamptonshire



Client: Anonymous



Status: Ongoing



Project Description:



An existing 3-acre derelict site backing onto the former "Stewart and Lloyds Ltd" Ironstone quarry with an existing brick dwelling on a long and narrow site adjacent to Stamford Road, backing onto a fenced off area of young fir tree woodland planted between the quarry pits. The soil has a heavy clay infill which becomes waterlogged in winter and will require extensive drainage. Electricity pylons junction boxes and a substation are also situated on the site.


With over 300 metres of A43 (Stamford Road) frontage. Planning permission was originally in place for petrol filling station, restaurant and hotel. The site will further benefit soon from the completion of the new southern gateway road by increasing passing traffic.


Planning permission was also sought for several businesses to use the site, one of which shown here was to become a garden centre with stockyard, car parking, display area and redevelopment of the former dwelling into a shop and offices. 


The site has now been sold and is likely to be developed into housing.




No project is too large or too small for our highly qualified and professional team of award-winning Garden Designers, with over 30 years of experience in designing gardens. From the garden pond or flower border right through to a large historic country estate, Kym Valley Gardens can work with you to provide the perfect garden of your dreams.

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Landscape design is the process by which we shape our environment to create places to live, work, experience, share, play and travel through. Experts in this discipline, Kym Valley Gardens has experience in every aspect of landscape design, from the original conception of ideas, through to planting, implementation and landscape management.


With each project we aim to meet the client's particular requirements and needs, we have proven our expertise across East Anglia, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Using our expertise we create landscapes that enhance any site and the experiences of those using it. Working closely with architects, main contractors and the client we combine award-winning creativity with technical knowledge to devise cost-effective, and sustainable schemes in landscape design.


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