Root Associates


Root3  are a group of like minded individuals, passionate about making places.  Our approach is holistic, we are a multi disciplinary landscape and ecology practice offering sustainable site and garden design.

Our philosophy is inclusive connecting buildings, people and environment together.

Root3 work accross a variety of sectors including care, commercial and residential development.

Our services help to

Attract inward investment

Improve visitor spending

Provide environmental cost savings

Create employment opportunities

Preserve and enhance biodiversity

Provide opportunities for healthy lifestyles

Create great green spaces at a variety of scales

Build your green credentials

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“…the environmental Standards assisted me greatly in reducing our effect on the Environment. They provide a concise line by line approach which assisted me in the delegation and management of the individual requirements.”

Centre Manager, Middleton Grange, Hartlepool

“… helping us through the planning application stage. Root create solutions in a timely fashion, allowing quick turnaround of drawings and detail, One Medical would recommend Root3 as a competent business partner.”

Senior Relationship Manager  One Medical Ltd

“…offering advice surrounding appropriate tree planting, whilst maintaining a dialogue with local residents. Working closely with our main contractor, they provided a professional service through design and implementation for our new hospital grounds”

Property Director  Cambian Group

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Recent Projects:

  • thumbnail Cheltenham Roof Space
    Working with architects Stride Treglown, Root3 recently created a rooftop space for a new residential development
  • thumbnail Pocket parks on the Hunslet Stray
    A cleaner greener city! As part of an initiative to improve the Southbank area in Leeds. Working with the LSDG we created concepts for a variety of pocket parks
  • thumbnail Garden takes shape
    A recent exciting commission involved helping  formalise the rear space of a newly refurbished Victorian villa in Leeds. Working with client and architect, concepts were developed to frame views and draw the individual into the space from the newly formed impressive kitchen diner. We’ll aim to put up more images as this develops…#gardenenvy!!!
  • thumbnail The Street, Scarborough
    A partnership project between NYCC and Seachange Community Trust. Root3 were commissioned to deliver landscape design and public consultation to support development of spaces surrounding the building.

Recent news:

  1. Success for retirement living provider 12 December 2017

    Root3 are delighted to hear of the news of the McCarthy and Stone team success on getting planning for the new assisted living site in Cottingham Lincolnshire. A great result, being close to both heritage assets, a protected woodland and flood zone!

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  2. Further housing sites for Lincolnshire 5 November 2017

    Further work in Lincolnshire!  Commissioned by housing developer Lovell, Root3 have recently submitted plans for a new 104 unit masterplan to include both SUDs interventions and local play facilities.


  3. Progress ongoing with Sheffield housing projects 18 September 2017

    Excited to see new concept spaces coming together for Sheffield Housing. Progress ongoing at various sites east of the city centre. More details to follow..selected early concepts seen here.

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  4. Sheffield to get new school 14 January 2017

    Root3 are now working with Kier Construction to help deliver a new school in a fantastic elevated position in Sheffield. Surveys have commenced to identify the trees and ecology on site.

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