Landscape Planner/Landscape Architect

Experienced Landscape Planner/Landscape Architect (London/ Bedford/ Woodbridge) – Full-time/Part-time

The Landscape Partnership is looking for a experienced Landscape Architect with strong landscape planning expertise, to take a senior-level position within our multidisciplinary team of landscape architects, urban designers, environmental planners, ecologists, and arboriculturists.

Established in 1986, we are a multi award-winning landscape design and environmental planning practice, committed to delivering robust, well-considered assessments to inform high-quality design schemes with a strong emphasis on context-driven and sustainable solutions.

We would like to hear from Chartered Landscape Architects with a recognised expertise in landscape planning and, ideally, experience of, or a desire to develop, expert witness skills. This is an opportunity to take a key role in the practice’s landscape planning offer and would particularly suit someone who is keen to take on a leadership role, now or in the near future, with clear opportunities for early advancement within the business.

Whilst the focus will be upon landscape planning, this need not be exclusively so; the role could also offer the opportunity for involvement in a range of project types at all stages of the planning, design and implementation process.

Our current portfolio of projects extends across a wide range of sectors including strategic and detailed residential schemes; commercial; renewable energy; public realm; education; recreation; care and hospitality; and urban greening projects. We currently have a range of landscape planning projects that include feasibility appraisals; landscape character assessments; strategic capacity studies; green infrastructure strategies; strategic site developments; green belt appraisals; LVIA & EIA; and potential land allocations at all stages from feasibility through to planning applications and appeals.


  • CMLI
  • Excellent written and analytical skills
  • A comprehensive understanding of the planning system
  • A strong communicator with good interpersonal skills to enable collaborative working with external and in-house teams
  • Strong client management and leadership skills and an aptitude for business development
  • A sound understanding of all project stages and the iterative design process
  • Driving licence, valid in UK
  • Right to work in the UK

We are open to considering applications for either full or part-time (minimum 3 days per week) positions. As we operate as one team, the position could be based within any of our offices.

We offer the opportunity to join a friendly and committed team of multi-discipline professionals and a supportive working environment. Benefits include the option for hybrid working (min. 3 days in the office); annual staff profit share; auto-enrolment pension; ‘Cyclescheme’; a starting allowance of 25 days annual leave; with staged increments (plus bank holidays); payment of professional memberships; and a programme of CPD.

Applicants should send CVs and examples of work, including written work, with a covering email explaining why they are applying, to Alternatively, phone Simon Neesam (Woodbridge) on 01394 380 509 or William Wheeler (Bedford) on 01234 261315 if you would like an informal chat about the position.

We are a Sustainability focused practice with defined Objectives that underpin all that we do.

The Landscape Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer