Lionel Fanshawe

End of year blog from Lionel, Dec 2017

Final week before Christmas and we are fully ensconced in our new offices across the other side of Petersfield on the Business Park. Bit of a culture change from being in rather more characterful offices in the town centre but in many ways more convenient for the necessities of parking and access along with the room for expansion and a serious investment in new furniture, technology and streamlined systems.… Read the rest

End of year Blog 2016, by Lionel

2016 celebrated my 20th year at the helm of terra firma and it came at the same time as the 50th anniversary of the Landscape Architecture course at Leeds which was the training ground for both my predecessor John Wigham (who founded the firm in 1985) and I, as well as for a fair few other senior members of our team; Robyn, Martin and Alice.Read the rest

December 2013

It’s been a good week at Terra Firma as we head into the final week or so to the Christmas break. Two long awaited and tricky planning permissions obtained for Herne Bay Court and City College Brighton and Hove; large new projects in Southwark and Portsmouth; featuring twice in the Sunday Times British Home Awards ; the team achieving renewal of Investors In People status and celebrating a particularly good year with our Christmas Lunch yesterday.… Read the rest

Terra Firma London

TF-Lab London was launched in July and re-opens a presence in the capital after 2 decades. This is a collaborative Landscape Architecture venture under the Terra Firma umbrella bringing together the skills of some of our most experienced colleagues who regularly work with us in freelance capacity and is primarily aimed at high end prestige projects.… Read the rest