Projects tagged with Cartography & Map Making

National Trust

  • National Trust - Dunham Massey

    Dunham Massey is a magnificent, Georgian house set within a 300-acre deer park and home to the largest 'winter garden' in Britain. Countryscape has worked with the team at Dunham Massey since 2009, providing a range of signage, interpretation and publications to help visitors get the...

  • National Trust - Lyme Park

    Lyme Park is one of the National Trust's flagship estates in the North of England, comprising an extensive deer park and country house (famous for being the backdrop to the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice). Countryscape has provided a wide range of services to Lyme Park with the...

Natural England

  • Natural England - Lakes to Dales Landscape Designation Project

    In 2009, Natural England put forward proposals to extend the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. Countryscape led a major public consultation over the proposals during 2009/2010, working in partnership with Alison Farmer Associates and Pathways Consultancy.

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  • Natural England - Royal Show Exhibition

    Drafting, design and production of the Natural England exhibition for the Royal Agricultural Show (2006). Countryscape was responsible for producing all necessary content and artwork for the exhibition, including developing the key messages for presentation in liaison with staff from...

  • Natural England, with support from 4NW, contracted Countryscape to develop the North West Landscape Character Framework in partnership with Alison Farmer Associates, Steven Warnock and The University of Manchester.

    The framework includes all landscapes in the region, including...

The Lowry

  • The Lowry - Unlocking Salford Quays

    Countryscape worked with the The Lowry theatre and arts centre, Salford, to develop a wide range of interpretation as part of Unlocking Salford Quays: a heritage project that reveals the hidden history of Salford Quays as told by local people.

    Supported by The Heritage Lottery...

Catch 22

  • Catch 22 - Broadhurst Clough Interpretation

    Countryscape engaged with young people from Catch 22 – a charity working with young people who find themselves in difficult situations – to develop a range of interpretive displays for Broadhurst Clough: a public green space in Moston, North Manchester. This involved facilitating a...

Sefton Coast Partnership Working Group

  • Sefton Coast Partnership Working Group - Landscape Strategy & Consultation

    Countryscape was contracted to carry out landscape consultancy work in support of the Sefton Coast partnership. This involved developing and facilitating a series of community workshops, where local people were encouraged to think creatively about their landscape and share ideas for...

The Countryside Agency

  • Countryscape provided Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and technical consultancy to Alison Farmer Associates, who gave evidence to support The Countryside Agency's involvement in the Whinash Windfarm public inquiry in 2005 (the largest proposed development of its type in Europe...

  • The Countryside Agency  - Character Map of England

    In 2006, Countryscape carried out the cartography, design and print of a new Character Area Map of England. The publication was the first national map produced that showed the National Character Areas together with a clear topographic map, providing a powerful communication tool. The...

Forest of Bowland AONB

  • Forest of Bowland AONB - Publicity Materials and Corporate Documents

    Countryscape has produced a complete range of publicity materials and corporate documents for the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This includes leaflets, booklets, posters, postcards, exhibitions and displays, outdoor signage and interpretation, walking...

  • Forest of Bowland AONB - Route Maps

    Countryscape has developed a range of route maps, promoting outdoor recreation in the Forest of Bowland AONB.

    The maps include routes for walking, cycling, horse-riding and trampers (all-terrain mobility scooters). They also include ‘thematic’ routes for visitors wishing to...

Formby Civic Society

  • Formby Civic Society - Formby Point Interactive Map

    Countryscape have worked with the Formby Civic Society, using their local knowledge to develop an innovative, online tool for exploring the historic Formby Point area - amongst other things, the site of Britain’s first lifeboat station.

    The aim was to produce an interactive...

Greater Manchester Waste

  • Countryscape has produced a full range of site maps for the Greater Manchester Waste Group (GMW). The maps have been specifically designed to be sent via fax, providing clear and simple location information for GMW facilities - such as recycling depots, landfill sites and the company's...

Friends of Blackley Forest

  • Friends of Blackley Forest - Blackley Forest Community Project

    Since 2007, Countryscape has worked closely with the Friends of Blackley Forest, helping the group to interpret and promote their Local Nature Reserve. The Blackley Forest, in North Manchester, has long been valued by the community – it was planted in 1953 as one of the country’s first...

Groundwork

  • Between February and June 2003, Countryscape was contracted to Groundwork as part of the Irk Valley Project - a partnership between Groundwork, Manchester City Council, NGOs, residents' associations and local businesses, working with the Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (...

  • Groundwork - Clayton Vale: interpretation and waymarking

    Clayton Vale Local Nature Reserve is an area of reclaimed “urban countryside” in North Manchester. The 57 hectare (140 acre) site consists of informal grasslands and wooded slopes, and is well used by the local community.

    Clayton Vale is managed through the Medlock Valley...

Irk Valley Project

  • Irk Valley Project - Irk Valley Walking Maps

    Design and print of walking map leaflets as part of the Irk Valley Project, a partnership between Manchester City Council and Groundwork. The maps contain an OS 1:10,000 base, layered with clearly labelled routes, landmarks, hazards, times/distances and other useful information. The...

Guardian Media Group

  • Guardian Media Group - Interactive Map

    Countryscape developed an interactive map for GMG Regional Digital, a subsidiary of the Guardian Media Group. The application was custom-made for Manchester Online (the former website of the Manchester Evening News) to provide visitors with an innovative and engaging means of exploring...

Havant Borough Council

  • Countryscape designed and managed a consultation programme to engage local community groups in the Havant Borough Landscape Character Assessment (LCA). This work involved a three stage process: 1) development of a postal ‘Consultation Pack’ containing clearly worded instructions, maps...

Manchester City Council

  • Manchester City Council - Play Strategy Maps

    Countryscape produced a series of maps as part of Manchester City Council’s bid to fund the development of a Play Strategy for the city. A total of six maps were developed, showing the location of play provision for young people in Manchester, such as play areas, day-care centres,...

  • Manchester City Council - Wildabout Walking – Green City Project leaflet

    Manchester City Council contracted Countryscape to produce a leaflet as part of their Green City Project, helping to promote public interest in biodiversity. The leaflet was designed in line with the City Council’s ‘Wildabout Manchester’ brand; it was also required to tie in with the...

  • Manchester City Council - Biodiversity Maps

    Countryscape produced a series of thematic maps for the Manchester Biodiversity Strategy, covering parks and open spaces, waterways and Sites of Biological Importance (SBIs). Each map contained an overview plan of Manchester, showing the location of particular ecological features, as...

  • Countryscape worked with Manchester City Council and Groundwork to explore the potential for transport and open space development in Wythenshawe. The project involved extensive use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in creating a spatial framework to inform future planning...

  • Manchester City Council - Interpretation and Displays

    Countryscape has produced a range of outdoor displays and signage for parks and public spaces across Manchester. Such displays are typically required to provide on-site interpretation of local heritage and wildlife; to promote activities and encourage visitors to learn more; or simply...

Wyre Borough Council

  • Wyre Borough Council - Great Wyre Jigsaw Project

    The Great Wyre Jigsaw Project took place during summer 2006 and was part of a wider plan for delivering better public services across Wyre, Lancashire. The aim of the project was to find out how local people feel about living in the borough. Over 2000 people took part in a public...

Test Valley Borough Council

  • Countryscape has produced a range of presentation tools for the Test Valley Community Landscape Project, including PowerPoint presentations and custom-made thematic maps: notably large-format, printed maps for use in consultation with local communities.

Forestry Commission

  • Forestry Commission - Gisburn Forest Bike Trails: Branding and Publicity

    Countryscape designed a range of communication materials to help promote Gisburn Forest Bike Trails in Lancashire, supported by the Forestry Commission and the Forest of Bowland AONB. This work included developing a logo, trails map, promotional leaflet and website.

    The website...

Tamar Valley AONB

  • Tamar Valley AONB - Sense of Place Strategy

    Countryscape developed a Sense of Place Strategy for the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB): a protected landscape in the southwest of England, famous for its industrial heritage (for which it was awarded World Heritage Status in 2006).

    The aim of the...

Oldham Council

  • Oldham Council - Crompton Moor Consultation

    Countryscape produced a range of communication materials in support of the Crompton Moor consultation project (2009), which sought to determine public opinion on the recreational use and future safeguarding of this important moorland landscape. The consultation itself was carried out...

Red Rose Forest

  • Red Rose Forest - Nutsford Vale: consultation and interpretation

    Countryscape is currently working with Red Rose Forest to develop an interpretation strategy, together with a range of displays and other materials, for Nutsford Vale: an important area of “urban countryside” in North Manchester.

    To date this project has involved facilitating a...

North York Moors National Park

  • North York Moors National Park - Lime & Ice Project - Walking Leaflets

    Design of interpretive leaflets as part of the ‘Lime & Ice’ interpretation project, which aimed to create opportunities for people to learn about, explore and enjoy the landscape heritage of the North York Moors National Park and adjoining Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding...

West Pennine Moors

  • West Pennine Moors - Healey Nab Mountain Bike Trails

    Countryscape produced a range of publicity materials to help promote Healey Nab Mountain Bike Trails: two challenging routes through mixed woodland (one red grade, one black) that were created by volunteers from the local biking community using funding from Lancashire County Council,...