The Lawton Report, Five Years On

In the autumn of 2010 the report ‘Making Space for Nature: A review of England’s Wildlife Sites and Ecological Network’ (the Lawton Report) was submitted to the Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The report was chaired by...

Landscape and Visual Impact (LVIA) – practice update

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) is an essential tool in the landscape architects arsenal.  It is used to identify possible effects of change and development on the landscape, and on views and visual amenity, so that they can be taken into account in...

Branching out – The future for street trees

Confrontation between Sheffield residents and Sheffield City Council over the fate of 11 Lime trees on Rustling Road brought street trees to the attention of the national press. At Landmark we place a high value on the contribution that street trees make to green...