The Landmark Story


A quick company history


Established in 1985, the Company was created to undertake landscape design based on sound ecological principles, initially as a commercial trading arm of Avon Wildlife Trust.

Today the Landmark Practice team comprises highly skilled and innovative environmental planners, landscape architects and ecologists, all working collaboratively to deliver client objectives.  The Landmark Practice is based in Bristol and works throughout Britain and abroad, with a varied portfolio of clients and projects in both the public and private sectors. Our portfolio.

A good sized, coordinated practice. There is great benefits to the client and design team in using their multi-disciplinary approach.

Andrew Iles

Willmore Iles Architects


How we work


Our approach is underpinned by The Landmark Practice’s high quality standard. This includes investing time in understanding the client brief, rigorous evaluation, high quality design that integrates sustainable principles and readily accessible reporting, visualisations, and presentations.

We thrive on devising realistic, cost-effective and innovative measures and designs that mitigate adverse impacts of development. We guarantee quality by ensuring that all projects are managed by an expert Principal Consultant, supported by an experienced and highly qualified team.

Accreditations and Awards


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

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

Our projects have won several prestigious awards.  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. In 2020 the practice shortlisted for the Building with Nature award at the Landscape Institute Awards.