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About us

Enriching people’s lives and enhancing the natural environment, both now and for future generations

We are an independent, award-winning, multidisciplinary consultancy with complementary expertise in Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, Ecology and Visualisation.

We deliver environmentally responsible projects through all stages of the planning, design, construction and management process and thrive on collaboration with likeminded people.

Our reputation for quality of service and success in promoting our client’s aspirations is founded on our experience, attention to detail and established track record.

Nicholas Pearson, Chairman, Nicholas Pearson Associates

I established the company because I am passionate about the environment and all that our expertise can contribute to both nature and society. We have constantly sought out project opportunities that combine our expertise effectively to fulfil the ambitions of our many and varied clients. For 40 years and counting, the company has provided a vehicle for our collective professional ambitions in sustainable development, and continues to do so.

Today, I am as keen as ever that we continue to promote excellence in all we do within the context of a caring and compassionate approach to life, the environment and our clients.

Nicholas Pearson, Founder and Chairman


Simon Kale is Managing Director. He was joined by Jamie Farnell as Director in 2019 and between them they oversee the Professional and Practical running of the business, supported by a fantastic team.

Our Team

We are a talented and enthusiastic group of skilled Professionals. We share a passion for the environment, design, the places we make, and people we work with. Success in our project work comes from gaining a clear understanding of the condition, context and character of each site. This enables us to develop strategies and approaches to delivering successfully to the project brief and to promote our Client’s ambitions.

We are Environmental Consultants, Ecologists, Landscape Architects & Digital Visualisers. We are ably supported by our management and administration team.

Our team

Our vision

For over 40 years we have brought a collaborative approach to delivering high-quality, environmentally, and socially responsible projects. We support a cross-section of clients at all stages of the planning, design, construction, and management process.

We recognise the need to respond to the global climate emergency and enhance biodiversity through responsible development and land use change. Collaboration and transformative environmental design responses are more important than ever.

Our vision is to create schemes that enrich people’s lives and enhance the environment, now and for future generations.

Our approach to environmental design continues to help our clients make a positive impact on society and the environment.

Professional Recognition

We are a Landscape Institute Registered Practice ‘Inspiring great places. Connecting people, place and nature’, a member of the Urban Design Group, ‘ Working together to make life better in our cities, towns and villages’Corporate Partners with IEMA, ‘Transforming the world to sustainability’, and a registered practice of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) ‘Promoting the highest standards of practice for the benefit of nature and society’

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We seek to understand and enrich nature, neighbourhood and the environment and society’s experience of them. We aim to create sustainable and positive places.

Our Expertise


We build long-term relationships with our clients and fellow consultants to collectively promote projects. Our success is based on gaining understanding of the specific context and characteristics of each site, and discovering the unique solutions for each project.

Our Services


We aim to creatively consider design challenges, providing our clients with pragmatic solutions for sustainable, inclusive, inspiring, and environmental project solutions.

Our Awards


We cherish our business relationships and take time to listen and to understand our client’s aspirations. We have an established reputation for the successful delivery of projects at all stages, from early strategic advice, capacity and feasibility studies, design and planning consent, through construction to site handover and aftercare.

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We prioritise our professional and business standards, exemplified through our professional accreditations. We are known for our honesty, integrity and openness. We want all stakeholders to have trust in us and the work we do.

Our Insights


We invest in our talented team to nurture individual creativity and foster the highest professional standards supported through paid membership of relevant professional bodies. We support and reward contributions by everyone who works with us, providing an equal, challenging and stimulating employment context in which to work and learn. We actively promote continuous professional development and the sharing of knowledge. Our staff hold a wide range of technical skills and professional accreditations.


Company Accreditations

We are ISO9001 certified for our Environmental Quality Management System (EQMS). We are registered on the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and on Constructionline. We are also an Accredited Contractor on the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). Our staff hold Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS ) cards.

Supporting our local community

We support a range of local charities and organisations throughout the year. When possible, we offer work experience placements and work closely with local schools and higher education institutions. We have a particularly close relationship with the School of Science at Bath Spa University, supporting the Environmental Science degree course through lecture and field-work experiences.

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Our chosen charities

We are very pleased to support Children’s Hospice South West, Avon Needs Trees, Dorothy House Hospice Care, The Golden-Oldies Charity, and the Genesis Trust.

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