Project Description

Westonbirt Arboretum, STIHL Treetop Walkway

Client:  Forestry Commission

Role:  Quantity Surveyor

Sector:  Community & Leisure

PMP acted as Quantity Surveyors on this award-winning 284 metre long walkway that rises 13 metres above the ground, its route taking the form of a sinuous ‘S’ shape, snaking through the tree canopy, with crossing timber legs equally spaced at 10 metre intervals holding the walkway in the air. The Westonbirt Heritage Partnership commissioned the walkway to provide visitors with a better understanding of the Arboretum and its landscape, and to improve visitor accessibility. Awards:

  • Wood Awards 2016 – Commercial & Leisure, Winner (Read more)
  • Structural Timber Awards 2016 – Project Category, Shortlisted
  • The Structure Awards 2016 – Pedestrian Bridges, Shortlisted
  • World Architecture Festival Awards 2016 – Landscape Category, Shortlisted