Illman Young work across a broad spectrum of landscape projects, and we pride ourselves on attention to detail, developing designs into spectacular landscapes. We always strive to deliver our clients comprehensive solutions that exceed expectations in every area, every time. We’re keen to hear from you if you’re interested in becoming part of our team dedicated to design excellence and maintaining our high standard for quality and attention to detail.

We are looking for landscape architects to join our team in Cheltenham, either working predominantly on LVIA’s but with the ability to be involved in master planning and design work within the practice, or those who specialise in design from conception to completion.

We are considering potential candidates at various levels and we would like to hear from you if you feel you meet the job requirements.

If you can say yes to some or all of the following then we would really like to hear from you:


·               Technically competent in all aspects of LVIA.

·               Work relatively independently.

·               A good understanding of the UK planning system.

·               Articulate and confident in written and verbal communication and design

·               Good organisational and communication skills and ability to work to tight deadlines

·               Experience of inquiries (whether informal hearing, written reps or full inquiries) would be useful but not essential for experienced candidates.

·               Experience in masterplanning / housing projects and planning applications


·               Creative but practical designer at both masterplanning and detailed design level

·               Technically competent in the production of detailed construction drawings

·               Articulate and confident in written and verbal communication and design

·               Work relatively independently.

·               Strong skills in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite (REVIT also desirable)

What we can offer in return:

An exciting project portfolio working on a range of projects across various sectors; from residential master planning, public open space, secondary and tertiary education projects through to prestigious sites in the leisure sector. We take the majority of our schemes right through from initial sketches to completion on site.

A competitive salary (commensurate with experience), 25 days holiday, contributary pension scheme along with a friendly team working in a vibrant office space near to station, cycle to work scheme, and a commitment to CPD and P2C. Flexible working considered.

Please get in touch by sending your CV, a letter outlining your aspirations and why you wish to join us, with some examples of your work including written reports (in electronic PDF format max 10Mb) to mail@illman-young.com.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be able to attend an interview at our offices in Cheltenham.

Closing date: 2nd November 2021

Tagged as: detailed design, landscape architects, lvia, masterplanning

To apply for this job email your details to mail@illman-young.com.

About Illman Young Landscape Design Ltd

Illman Young Landscape Design is an award-winning landscape architectural and environmental planning practice in the UK.

Our ambition is to create innovative yet practical landscapes. We achieve this with thorough research, sensitive planning and design and by collaborating with strategic partners and local communities.

Our key strength is achieving a meaningful and sustainable relationship between people and their environment.

Our portfolio covers the full range of environmental planning and landscape consultancy services.

Our trademark is diversity with projects in the private, local authority and commercial sectors.

Working across the spectrum of design disciplines, our considerable experience includes Landscape appraisal and environmental impact assessment, master planning and site design, project planning and contract supervision and planning appeals.

We are all members of the Landscape Institute and can offer the expertise and efficiency you would expect from a well-established practice.

Our specialist areas include Urban Design, Leisure and Recreation, Education and SuDS.