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One of our work placement students, Alex Ward, gives us a little insight into his experience at JBA – bats, invertebrates, butterflies and irrigation issues – he’s seen it all!

What are you studying and how do you feel your time at JBA has benefitted you? I am currently in my final year at the University of Suffolk studying BSc (Hons) Wildlife, Ecology and Conservation Science. During my time with James Blake Associates Ltd, I have gained a wide range…

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Oaklands Rise London case study selected for this year’s RIBA London Edition directory 2024

We are thrilled to be featured in @RIBALondon RIBA London 2024 directory out this week alongside our friends CZWG Architects and Vistry Partnerships on the Oaklands Rise scheme #London. Our landscape design team were proud to be part of this major regeneration scheme – the first of its kind within…

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A Birds Eye View from our ecology team…

This month we are taking a bird’s eye view of our ecology team and track down what they’ve been up to and homing in on and where they really want to be to catch the next wildlife spectacle! Field ecologist at James Blake Associates, Harry Hirst, tells us about the…

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Don’t let planning freeze on trees – warm wishes from our arb team!

Don't let planning freeze on trees! Top tips for greater planning success with our expertise on trees! Hopefully with the cold weather behind us, we extend some warm words from our friendly arb team here at James Blake Associates – Call us for a free quotation to meet your arboricultural…

James Blake's Surprise Party

A Christmas message from our Chairman, James Blake – our founder reflects on fond memories on the business as he embarks on his semi-retirement..

As the end of the year is nigh and our Chairman, James Blake, will be taking a step back from the business, although still on hand for training, advice and support. Our Founder reflects on his fond memories and how it all began here at James Blake Associates (JBA) and…

National Landscape Awards names
Urban Forestry principal winners for
community scheme designed by
James Blake Associates

Award-winning community landscape scheme in East Anglia scoops a top prize in the largest awards ceremony in Europe by British Association of Landscape Industries Award-winning contractor Urban Forestry (Bury St Edmunds) Ltd was the winner of the principal award for a community scheme that was designed by UK Chartered practice…

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Word on the Street

Why James Blake Associates are trailblazers for trees and greener initiatives that save money and add value. With our design solutions, you’ll make major net savings for every street tree you plant creating greener, more successful schemes. At @JamesBlakeAssociates we are cognisant of the NPPF’s requirement for developers to plant…

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World Mental Health Day

This year’s theme is “Building a fairer, healthier world” and in these busy times, it’s good to stop and think about one another both at work and home. We promote greener schemes intrinsically linking the natural environment into our landscape design for the benefit of conservation and our communities. Appreciation…

Go Green

Multi-award-winning Chartered Landscape Architect firm and nationwide environmental consultancy, James Blake Associates are well known in development circles for promoting greener ways of building. Our Founder, @JamesBlake tells us how to go green, design in a more natural way to save money and make more money for greener, more successful…

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