Brindley’s Landscape team provides a full and comprehensive landscape design and Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) consultancy service.

Our team of Landscape Institute accredited Chartered Landscape Architects are able to deliver robust and practical landscape design and / or assessment advice relevant to your projects requirements.  Supported by in-house Landscape Technicians and our GIS and Visualisations team, we supply tailor-made solutions regardless of your projects size or complexity.

Each member is cross trained in a number of our required skills; all team members are computer literate, hold current driving licenses and are trained photographers experienced in the requirements of SNH.

The team is supported by regular training including Health & Safety, safe working in remote locations, and continuing professional development to further develop other technical and design competencies.

As part of an integrated consultancy, we are able to provide efficient and cost effective solutions, assisted by the extensive knowledge and strength of support of our internal Masterplanning, Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment and GIS & Visualisation departments.

Our Landscape services include:

Landscape Design

  • Site Visits
  • Feasibility Studies and Concept Design
  • Landscape Sketch Design and Cost Estimates
  • Client and Consultee Liaison
  • Landscape Design Iteration
  • Hard and Soft Landscape Design
  • Landscape Specification
  • Landscape Maintenance and Management Plans
  • Landscape Mitigation Proposals and Strategies
  • Detailed Design for Tender and Construction
  • Landscape Project Management
  • Contract Administration including Inspection of Works and Snagging Reports


  • Site Visits
  • Consultee and Stakeholder Consultation
  • Screening and Scoping Reports
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Landscape Capacity Studies
  • Site Design and Layout Iteration
  • Site Comparisons
  • Constraints Mapping
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA)
  • Cumulative Impact Assessment (CLVIA)
  • Residential Amenity Assessment (RAA)
  • Public Inquiry and Local Meetings
  • Rebuttals and Post Application Negotiation
  • Independent Audit and Review of Landscape Work on Behalf of Third Parties

Graphics and Visualisations

  • Defensible Graphics
  • 3D Modelling
  • Visualisations and Verified Photomontages
  • Graphic Design for Presentation Documents


Planning Policy, Guidance, Legislation and Regulation Advice

  • National, Regional and Local Planning Policy Compliance and Advice
  • Best Practice Guidance Compliance and Advice
  • EU and UK Legislation Compliance and Advice
  • Assessments for Projects likely to affect designated landscapes or designated historic landscapes, including National Scenic Areas (NSAs), Special Landscape Areas (SLAs) and Gardens & Designed Landscapes (GDLs).