Landscape and setting are important considerations in getting planning consent.

We work with landowners, developers, design and build contractors, local authorities, and other institutions to achieve successful planning outcomes. We have worked on historic and listed sites, and are also familiar with the special processes required for Church of England land.


Open field landscape & landscape planning chart
We are experienced in all the following elements of planning and development control work:
Initial site appraisals Visual impact assessments
Site promotion Asset mapping
Church Faculty applications Townscape assessment
Feasibility studies Clearance of detailed planning conditions
Landscape heritage statements and statements of significance Section 106 agreements
Pre-application advice and liaison with planning authorities and with statutory consultees such as Sport England, Natural England and English Heritage Site monitoring
Public consultation – see Consultation and Community Engagement Design guidance and development briefs
Planning applications Green infrastructure appraisal
Design and access statements Biodiversity assessments
Landscape character assessments Biodiversity management plans
Environmental statements (landscape chapters) Planning appeals, public enquiries and expert witness services
Minerals and waste planning applications Trees and planning – see Arboriculture