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It was discussed with the local planning authority that creating a bund with dense planting would act as a screen and sound buffer, therefore a mix of nursing crops such as Willow and Birch were suggested to give the slower growing varieties a foothold on this exposed site. The design has taken into account the height of vehicles being parked, the noise of their engines and the privacy of the neighbours. The planting is viewed from all angles, the car park, the walkway and the service track. The plant quantities have taken into account that in 15-20 years the woodland screening will need to be thinned. The style is one of bands of planting, groups of same species which taper into other varieties.