Holywell Public Realm Landscape Improvements

Client: : Flintshire County Council Location: : Holywell, North Wales Dates: : 2014-2015 Value: : £450,000

HDD were appointed by Flintshire County Council to develop proposals for public realm improvements within the town of Holywell.  HDD prepared a number of concept proposals for improvements to key areas of the town for consultation with the project steering group and the wider community. Following the consultation a number of schemes were selected to be developed to detailed design stage.

HDD undertook all detailed design, specification, scheduling and contract preparation for a range of public realm improvements and worked alongside FCC engineers to oversee the construction works on site.

The final schemes included:

  • decluttering of the high street
  • an events area
  • new and improved pedestrian links to the High Street
  • a new iconic sculpture for the town
  • new bespoke high quality stone town ‘welcome’ signs
  • areas of new paving
  • tree planting