Sarah Tolley

Chartered Landscape Architect

CMLI, MA Landscape Architecture, Post Graduate Certificate in Landscape Design, BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics

Sarah is currently part of the Greenford Green design team working with Greystar on an extensive 10.6 hectare mixed-used development adjacent to the Grand Union Canal in West London. 

In her previous practice Sarah worked on a wide range of public realm projects, primarily within residential and cultural landscapes.

As part of her role Sarah designed the public realm for the new cultural quarter in Eastbourne. She was part of the competition winning team and developed the Landscape design through to Stage 4. She also worked on the regeneration of the public realm on the Thamesmead Estate in East London as well as a range of residential, public realm and educational schemes.

In 2014 Sarah was part of the winning team for the Landscape Institute Ideas Competition. An ideas competition which re-envisaged the derelict Silver Town graving docks as a vibrant urban park and wetlands.

Sarah continues to work on Ideas Competitions and Land Art installations and was part of the winning teams for the Designing the Urban Commons competition in association with Theatrum Mundi in 2015 and completed a Land Art installation in Amiens, France for the annual Art, Villes and Paysage land art competition in 2014.

At her previous practice, Sarah has worked on:

  • Devonshire Park, Eastbourne

         Development of Cultural Quarter in Eastbourne. Design of the public realm adjacent to three listed theatres, an art gallery and an international tennis centre. Sarah was part of the competition winning scheme and worked on the Landscape Design to Stage 4.

  • Thamesmead, South East London 

Regeneration of existing estate following extensive public consultation. Sarah helped develop a cohesive and vibrant public realm, engaging with local residents and user groups.

  • Bartlett Park, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Development of Arts Strategy for existing park in East London, drawing inspiration from the area’s industrial past and working with LBTH to incorporate resident feedback and create a vibrant and engaging public space.

  • Whiteley Village, Hersham, Surrey

Landscape design for additional Extra Care facilities at Whiteley Village . First opened in 1917 Whiteley Village is a historic residential retirement community including almshouses, a care home and extra care facilities.  Sarah worked with the Architectural team to develop a landscape design to incorporate new almshouses and an extra care building into the existing historic masterplan and woodland setting.

Currently, Sarah is working on Greenford Green, in Greenford, London. She is working as a Landscape Architect with Greystar on an extensive 10.6 hectare mixed-used development adjacent to the Grand Union Canal in West London.