We assist & guide clients from feasibility to design, through planning applications, appeals & site implementation as required.

Bullet Advice to Planning Applicants Bullet

For development in Conservation Areas, near TPOs & Listed Buildings. Negotiations & presentations at Planning Committee / Public meetings.

Bullet Landscape & Visual Assessments Bullet

Using 'industry standard' Guidelines for Landscape & Visual Assessment, written jointly by the Landscape Institute & the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment.

Bullet Tree Surveys & Recommendations Bullet

Using BS5837:2012 (Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition & Construction-Recommendations) including:- Tree Surveys, Tree Root Protection Area Plans (RPAs), Arboricultural Method Statements, & Tree Management Strategies, to protect amenity value retained trees.

Bullet Soft Landscaping Bullet

Including land shaping & contouring design: of Golf Courses, housing / commercial areas, highways, waterways, landfills & quarries; using landform/planting plans, plant lists & soft maintenance schedules for Planning Applications or Planning Condition submissions.

Bullet Hard Landscaping Bullet

Including Hard & Soft Landscape Layout Plans, design & detailing of Paving & Enclosure together with Specifications for proposed walling & fencing for Planning Applications or Planning Condition submissions.

Landscape Assessment

Conceptual Masterplans

We pride ourselves on:

Bullet Our Landscape & Visual Assessments Bullet

Bullet Our Landscape Design for Sustainable Development (e.g. Wind & Hydro) Bullet

Bullet Our Ecological Planting Design for all types of site (including Reclamation, Wetlands & Rewilding) Bullet

Bullet Producing the Right Solution for our Clients, that is Cost Effective & acceptable to the Planners Bullet

Stephen Spacie, Chartered Landscape Architect