Waterside case studies

  • Seonyudo Park, Seoul, South Korea

    Seonyudo Park is an award-winning ecological park, created by the conversion of a former water treatment plant.

  • Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project, Seoul, South Korea

    The Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project created a 5.8km landscaped green pathway that runs alongside the revitalised Cheonggyecheon stream in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Southport Cultural Centre

    Integrating three existing Victorian buildings in the heart of the resort to create an arts complex with national clout and local appeal.

  • Next Wave, Bexhill-on-Sea

    Connecting a cultural icon with its surroundings by tackling the disjointed relationship between the De La Warr Pavilion, sea-front, town centre and other amenities.

  • Hale Wharf pedestrian bridge

    Running a design and build competition for a pedestrian bridge with lessons on how to reach agreement on complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

  • River Irwell flood control schemeRiver Irwell flood control scheme, Salford

    Salford's flood prevention scheme uses open spaces for temporary water storage when levels get too high - showing that hard defences are not the only solution. Designed by Axis PED.

  • Cleveleys New WaveCleveleys New Wave, Lancashire

    In the seaside town of Cleveleys, robust engineering and public art come together in a boldy-designed public promenade which protects the town from flooding. Designed by Wyre Borough Council.

  • Quaggy RiverQuaggy River, Lewisham, London

    A flood prevention scheme for South London's Quaggy River has brought a buried river back to the surface, with public parks and private gardens serving as floodwater storage areas.

  • Floodplain forestFloodplain forest, Milton Keynes

    By re-establishing a natural floodplain along the Ouse Valley, the Parks Trust is enhancing the landscape, increasing biodiversity and creating valuable protection from flooding. Designed by Hanson Quarry Products Europe.

  • St Peter's RiversideSt Peter's Riverside, Sunderland

    At St Peter's Riverside, derelict land on the bank of the River Wear has been turned into an urban waterfront with a network of riverside walks. Designed by Wardell Armstrong.