Wildlife Trust launches ambitious vision for a post-Covid wildscape to replace bleak Broadmarsh Shopping Centre

Following the collapse of the operators of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh shopping centre, INTU, and the return of the site’s lease to Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, a locally based charity which has championed wildlife in the city for over 30 years, has developed a bold vision in which this key area of the city centre site is reimagined as 100% natural greenspace.


Great Start to the New Year

On 8 January 2020, Lincolnshire County Council granted planning permission for a new Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) building, renovation works, car park enlargement and associated landscaping at Willoughby School, Bourne, Lincolnshire.


The Dragon Boat Race Newark

In September, Influence took part in the inaugural Newark Dragon Boat Festival 2019; an event organised jointly by the Children's Bereavement Centre and Beaumond House Community Hospice. The day aimed to raise funds and awareness for these important causes and was hosted at the Riverside Park and adjacent River Trent in Newark-on-Trent.



SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CMLI + 1 year minimum Role: Influence are seeking to appoint a proficient Landscape Architect with one year post CMLI experience to fulfil the role of full-time Senior Landscape Architect, based in their growing Nottinghamshire studio. Influence are established chartered landscape architects, urban designers, environmental ...


Lincoln Medical School Building Get the Go Ahead

The official go-ahead has been given to build Lincolnshire’s first ever medical teaching facility at the University of Lincoln. It is set to be the most sustainable building on the Brayford campus and the first in Lincoln to include a green wall and a solar ...

Cadley Park

Approved – Cadley Park

On Tuesday 19 March 2019, South Derbyshire Council approved the Reserved Matters for the £87m development of 400 new homes at Cadley Park in Swadlincote. The site, extending to approximately 200 acres, was formerly known as Cadley Hill Colliery.  Closure of the Colliery in 1988 marked the end of deep coal mining in South Derbyshire.


Approved – Market Rasen Dry Leisure Centre

A £6.3 million proposal for a Dry Leisure Centre at Market Rasen, situated on Gainsborough Road was approved at West Lindsey District Council Planning Committee on Wednesday 6th February 2019.