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Acanthus Holden

Limited Company | www.acanthus-holden.co.uk

Waterman's Lane
The Green
SA71 4NU

Telephone: 01646 685472
Contact: Mrs Linda Jones

Email: planners@acanthus-holden.co.uk

Website: www.acanthus-holden.co.uk


Waterman's Lane
The Green
SA71 4NU

Telephone: 01646 685472
Contact: Mrs Linda Jones

Email: planners@acanthus-holden.co.uk

Mrs Linda Jones BSc(Hons), BArch, MA, RIBA CA, MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

A Director of the Practice, Linda is a Chartered Planner and Architect with several years of experience and has a particular interest in design led planning challenges. Being qualified as a architect as well as a planner she is well placed to consider not only buildings and their context, but also the spaces around them. She is also Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor and a Welsh speaker.

Mr. Peter Holden BSc Arch Eng, AA Dip, RIBA, MABM, IHBC, Maps, AABC  [ E-mail ]

Peter is an acredited conservation architect, (AABC,)and has considerable experience of working on old buildings as part of conservation-led regeneration schemes.


Barn Conversions, Estates


Business and Science Parks, Change of Use, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, New Premises, Offices


Ancient Monuments, Conservation Areas, Design Layout, Historic Building Restoration, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

Country Parks, National Parks, Rural Regeneration


Architecture, Design Layout, Implementation, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Feasibility Studies



Health Planning

Hospices, Nursing Homes


Affordable Housing, Applications, Code for Sustainable Homes, Eco-Homes Assessments, Housing Design Layout, Residential Developments, Social Housing


Light Industry, Site Design Layout

Information Technology


Local & Strategic Planning

Development Briefs

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Affordable Housing Viability

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Schools / Community Buildings


Feasibility Studies


Change of Use, Markets, Shops, Site Design Layout, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Guest Houses / B&B, Health Clubs, Hotels, Parks, Public Houses, Restaurants, Theme Parks, Tourism, Wildlife Centres / Zoos

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Design , Rural & Village Schemes, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      9
Total Professional Staff      3
Chartered Town Planners      1
Architects      3
Conservation Professionals      2

Acanthus Holden - Practice Profile

Acanthus Holden can provide both architectural and planning services for projects, a desirable and streamlined combination for many clients. This combination works particularly well on a sensitive site where a planning approach integrated with an intelligent design based solution can really pay dividends.

The practice has provided comprehensive design services that extend from inception to completion on site for more than 20 years. The practice is also acknowledged as one that pursues an environmentally sensitive and sustainable approach to projects. The Practice has two Conservation Architects.

Acanthus Holden is well known throughout West Wales for its commitment to design through the conservation and creative re-use of redundant buildings as well as the design and integration of new buildings in sensitive environments. The Practice has also designed a number of important sustainable buildings and provided Development Control services. Through offering both planning and architectural services, Acanthus Holden has the ability to consider not only the design and immediate setting of any building, but also its impact on the wider environment.

The Practice is the Welsh representative of Acanthus Associated Practices Limited: a national group of firms committed to excellence in Architecture and the Conservation of the Environment.

Linda Jones, director is a chartered planner and chartered architect, Peter Holden, director, is a conservation architect and project manager.

Mae'r Practis yn falch o'i wreiddiau Cymreig ac hybu'r defnydd o'r iath ar bob cyfle.

In February 1992, Acanthus Holden moved into new premises converted from redundant workshops on the Mill Pond in Pembroke.

Acanthus Holden were commended for the Coppet Hall scheme in Pembrokeshire in the 2015 Wales Planning Awards and were also involved in the early stages of the Barry Pumphouse scheme, Barry, which was also highly commended in the 2015 Wales Planning Awards