Landscape Planning

Landscape Planning

Our team of landscape architects are experienced in all aspects of landscape planning, from site appraisal to creation of Landscape/Townscape Visual Impact Assessments (L/TVIA) in line with best practice and current guidance. We can present this landscape evidence at public inquiry.

Landscape Planning

We understand the importance of the LVIA within the planning system and the need for appropriate level of assessment. We offer commercial solutions to specific sites that is pragmatic and professional, ensuring compliance with national and local planning policy. Our specialists are members of the Landscape Institute (LI) and are bound by the professional Code of Conduct, which can be downloaded here.

Expert Witness
Our team has been fortunate to work with and learn from some of the most respected and experienced QCs, barristers and solicitors across the UK.

ACD is able to bring this experience to help our clients get a positive result for their scheme, whether through written representation, hearing or inquiry. We promise to do our best for you.

Please contact John-Paul Friend to discuss your requirements or for further information.

What we can offer:

Preliminary Opportunities and Constraints Mapping (Feasibility Studies)

  • Landscape and Visual Appraisals
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments
  • Townscape and Visual Impact Assessments (including Tall Building Assessments)
  • Landscape Strategies and Masterplans
  • Green Infrastructure Strategies
  • Critique of Technical Information and Policy
  • Provide critical peer review of other professional reports
  • Act as Expert Witness