Hope Chapel House, Hope Chapel Hill, Hotwells, Bristol, BS8 4ND


Position Available


Position:    Experienced Landscape Planner

Hours:        Part/Full time

The Landmark Practice is a flourishing, award winning, independent consultancy and member of the Landscape Institute (LI), supporting both public and private sector clients across a variety of sectors including conservation/habitat management, renewable energy, leisure, residential, education and commercial development.  Offering landscape, ecology, EIA and visualisation/graphics services we are big fans of collaborative working and a holistic approach to development that truly delivers multifunctional green infrastructure and ecosystem services.

We are proud to have worked safely and productively throughout the Pandemic without furloughing a single member of our team.  Due to a steadily increasing order book, we are currently seeking a Senior Landscape Planner to join us.

You should possess sound knowledge and experience of landscape planning, in particular significant experience of leading on landscape and visual impact assessments.  Ideally you will have at least five years’ experience working in the private or public sector and be a chartered member of the LI.  You should also have a genuine interest in working in a multi-disciplinary environment, where ecologists and environmental planners work with the landscape team to deliver an integrated approach.


The key candidate requirements for the role are:

Experience of delivering landscape work (LVIA, TVIA and EIA technical reports landscape strategies and masterplans)
Understanding and experience of working in the UK planning system
A confident, positive and proactive approach
Good communication skills and ability to prepare clear, concise output
Excellent time and task management skills
A full UK driving licence

Landmark’s success comes from our outstanding team!  We believe in investing in the right people and offer an inspiring and supportive working environment.  Many members of our team joined Landmark early in their careers and have progressed to senior and principal level.  Our aim is to support everyone in developing their career and encourage our team to develop their skills through a range of CPD.

We recognise the importance of maintaining an appropriate work-life balance and offer a flexible work environment. You will benefit from technical, leadership and H&S training and paid membership of the LI.

If you are interested in the type of work that we do and would like to be a member of a Practice that prides itself on offering high quality service and delivering environmentally responsible and innovative solutions, please do contact us, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

To apply for this job email your details to enquiries@thelandmarkpractice.com.

About The Landmark Practice

Established in 1985, our Practice comprises highly skilled and innovative landscape architects, ecologists, environmental planners and graphics & visualisation specialists, all working collaboratively to deliver client objectives.

Today our team thrives on devising realistic, cost-effective and innovative measures and designs that mitigate adverse impacts of development.

The Landmark Practice is SMAS certified, Safe Contractor accredited and a qualified Achilles supplier.  We are also accredited with the Green Accord Corporate Social Responsibility scheme.

The Landmark Practice is a Landscape Institute (LI) Registered Practice and a CIEEM Registered Practice and all staff are individual members of relevant professional institutions (IEMA, CIEEM, LI and SocENV) .

Our projects have featured in several prestigious awards. Most recently, our work at The Lower Mill Estate has received an award for Landscape Architecture at the UK Property Awards, 2021. In 2020 we were finalists with Habitat First Group in the Landscape Institute’s Building with Nature Award. The Landmark Practice’s landscape scheme for the Royal National College for the Blind received the 2011 Heart of England in Bloom Award for Outstanding Merit. In 2007 the practice was awarded the first RTPI Environmental Planning and Protection Award.