Hemel Hempstead

In July 2014, HTA’s vision for the restoration of Water Gardens was awarded a Heritage Lottery Grant for £2.4m. Detailed design in now underway with the project due to be completed on site in 2016.

The Gardens at Hemel Hempstead were designed by the renowned landscape architect Geoffrey Jellicoe as an integral part of the masterplan for the New Town and were completed in 1962. They proved pivotal in his career and are a highly significant twentieth century modernist landscape.