Landscape Architecture

We provide a full range of professional services in Landscape Architecture as an integral part of our award-winning, multidisciplinary, consultancy. These services are supported by our complementary skills and expertise in Environmental Assessment, Ecology and Visualisation.

Our services include Strategic Advice, Masterplanning, Green Infrastructure, Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment and Landscape Design.

Expertise you can rely on

  • Through gaining an appreciation of the physical and policy contexts of our project sites, we seek out opportunities to deliver creative design solutions and promote our client’s project aims.

    We relish a challenge.  We use our in-depth experience and thorough approach to tackle complex schemes in sensitive locations.

     

  • Our reputation for quality of service has been established over a period of more than 35 years.

    We are a Landscape Institute Registered Practice, with a team of talented and experienced Licentiate and Chartered Landscape Architects. Nicholas Pearson is a Fellow of the Institute.

    The quality of our work is recognised by our clients who see us as an integral part of their project planning, assessment and design team.

Working together to deliver success

We take a collaborative approach to working on projects at all stages of the planning, design, construction and management process.

We work with architects, engineers, ecologists, hydrologists, quantity surveyors and other built environment specialists to develop creative solutions for the delivery and establishment of high-quality environmental designs. We also work with stakeholders and consultees to plan and design places which enrich the lives of people, as well as enhance the natural environment.

We are as committed to working for private clients as we are working for institutions, development consortiums, local authorities or statutory utility companies. You will benefit from our experience and expertise. We take a proactive approach. We will interrogate your brief to ensure we respond to what you need.

We are committed to delivering high-quality, proportionate, outputs for all our clients in the form of reports, drawings and other graphics. We utilise our skills in graphics packages, CAD, GIS and 3D visualisation software to meet your requirements.

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We are here to help you

Delivering quality designs based on our robust assessment of your site and an understanding of its context is at the heart of what we do. Calling on our extensive skills and experience, we work out creative and practical solutions to project needs.

We work on all stages of project planning:

Strategic advice

We can work with you at a strategic level, providing advice, input, review and assessment of strategic plans and programmes.

We have experience in the very early stages of project planning. We can provide strategic advice and Green Infrastructure planning, assessment of alternatives and feasibility studies.

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Masterplanning

With a multidisciplinary ethos, we collaborate with colleagues in-house or external co-consultants to prepare development masterplans that are responsive to context and project ambitions.

Our approach seeks to understand and enhance the inherent potential of a site and to weave the future development footprint into the natural or pre-existing grain of the setting.

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Green Infrastructure

We can work with you to identify and understand existing and potential green and blue infrastructure assets which have the capacity to enhance the landscape character, amenity and biodiversity value of your site as well as delivering essential cost-effective infrastructure.

We can provide strategies to either enhance existing, or establish new, green infrastructure and nature recovery networks as part of high-quality proposals that deliver added value to projects.

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Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

We have extensive experience in carrying out Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments, in accordance with best practice guidance and for all levels of planning and EIA submissions. Our experience covers a full range of development types and scales, including individual properties, urban expansions, tall buildings and infrastructure elements.

Depending on the site type, context and stage of the planning process, we also undertake Townscape and Visual Impact Assessments; Landscape, Seascape and Visual Impact Assessments; Landscape Character Assessments; and Landscape Appraisals.

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Landscape and Urban Design

Our talented and award-winning team of landscape designers understand how to unlock the potential for any site. We will generate a brief with you that will ensure the project design meets the needs of the project and will create enriching environments which people will really appreciate.

We relish finding solutions to challenging situations and build on our experience with each new commission. Our understanding and appreciation of external context factors and the broader remit of our professional basis enables us to really add value to your project team. Working collaboratively with other disciplines and co-consultants, our wide range of sector exposure enables best practice from across a range of settings to benefit your project.

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Consulting with the public and statutory consultees

We can work with you to consult with the public and statutory consultees, building vital relationships in key areas. Consultation is an integral part of the planning and design process.

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Environmental Management Plans

We can draw on the knowledge and expertise gained through the assessment and design process to assist with the preparation of Construction Environmental Management Plans, Landscape and Ecological Management Plans and other such plans that may be required for your project.

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Expert Witness

We have extensive experience of providing landscape expert witnesses and prepare proofs of evidence for public inquiries and appeals. We have a reputation for attention to detail for robust technical assessment and reporting and have won many cases.

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Please call us on 01225 876990 or complete the contact form to find out how our team can assist you with your project.

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