To deliver North Dorchester Garden Community, a team of professional expert consultants with a track record in new community planning have been appointed:


Bidwells are a leading property consultancy with one of the largest planning teams in the UK. From new communities to science and technology campuses, we collaborate with landowners, investors, developers and communities to find solutions that improve the places we live, work and play.

Brooks Murray Architects

Brooks Murray Architects (BMA) is a UK-based practice with extensive experience of planning and development projects, from the masterplanning and urban design of new towns and villages, to historic buildings and individual homes.

Marengo Communications

Marengo Communications is a specialist communications consultancy, providing guidance and support to the property sector.

Asset Heritage Consulting

Asset Heritage Consulting was founded as an independent heritage consultancy based in Oxford in 2010. Their specialist expertise covers all aspects of the historic built environment.


Civic are engineers with a passion and expertise in the design and delivery of high-quality award- winning buildings, structures and public spaces. Their engineering skills cover both structural and civil, including movement, highways, flood risk, drainage, SuDS and earthworks amongst others.


Established in 1999, ECOSA is a leading UK ecological consultancy and a Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Registered Practice. ECOSA have provided an assessment of the site’s ecological baseline, including its suitability to support protected and notable species.

LLP Archaeology

LLP Archaeology is a leading UK archaeological practice with regional offices in London, Chester, Bishop’s Stortford and Bristol. They have analysed the significance of the North Dorchester site and the wider landscape for archaeology.


Markides a leading independent Transport Planning and infrastructure Design Consultancy owned by an Employee Ownership Trust. Their Transport Planning services have covered issues relating to sustainable transport and modelling of the proposed link road connecting the east and west highway networks to the north of Dorchester.

Pegasus Landscape

Pegasus Group is a leading independent consultancy. Their bespoke landscape planning service for North Dorchester has focused on the issues of landscape capacity, inter-visibility with the AONB landscape and interface between the urban environment of Dorchester and the Frome River valley.


WSP is an engineering and professional services consultancy commissioned to provide drainage and flood risk advice. In addition to preparing an outline drainage strategy, WSP are also ensuring that the development achieves a net reduction in nutrients entering the River Frome.