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Community Renewables: Onshore Wind

Community Renewables: Onshore Wind

Earlier this summer Ambition Lawrence Weston (ALW) a resident-led charity and company received planning approval for a new community wind turbine at Severn Road, Bristol via their development company Ambition Community Energy C.I.C (ACE) led by project team David...

Planning approval for Nether Stowey and Topsham

Planning approval for Nether Stowey and Topsham

We’re delighted to announce that two schemes we’ve been involved with on behalf of our client Strongvox Homes have recently been given Planning Approval.  This will see the delivery of 109 new homes at Cricketer Farm, Nether Stowey in Sedgemoor; and 27 new homes at...

Bats and lighting design

Bats and lighting design

From household extensions to greenfield residential development, where there is habitat suitable for bats there is a growing acknowledgement within planning authorities of the need to ensure that important areas for bats are protected from light pollution. Bats and...

Landscape Institute Awards Finalists

Landscape Institute Awards Finalists

We are delighted to announce that The Landmark Practice together with our client, Habitat First Group, are finalists in the Landscape Institute’s Building with Nature Award 2020 that recognizes the design, delivery and management of great places for people and...

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment : Winter Views

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment : Winter Views

Winter’s on the way and it’s the perfect time for our Landscape Architects to be getting out on site to undertake Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA). With trees losing their leaves, visibility is at its peak which allows us to best assess the visual impacts...

Night time LVIA

Night time LVIA

Night time assessments are increasingly being prepared in support of planning applications for new development.  Whether introducing new development in what is otherwise a dark landscape, or proposing schemes that may increase light levels in already lit environments,...

SMAS Accreditation for The Landmark Practice

SMAS Accreditation for The Landmark Practice

We are pleased to announce that Landmark has gained SMAS Worksafe accreditation. This means that we have met the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) core criteria recognised by the HSE and other SSIP accreditation schemes. Meeting the SSIP Core Criteria...

Building with Nature

Building with Nature

The value of integrating the natural and built environment has been understood for some time, and has perhaps been brought to the forefront of minds by our recent situation.  With access to other forms of entertainment, a trip to the shops, the movies, the...

The Landmark Practice is a CIEEM Registered Practice

The Landmark Practice is a CIEEM Registered Practice

The Landmark Practice is pleased to announce it has been awarded Registered Practice status by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). CIEEM is the leading professional membership body representing ecologists and environmental managers...

Welcome Ian Morgan!

Welcome Ian Morgan!

Wishing a very warm welcome Ian Morgan, our newest addition to our ecology team here at The Landmark Practice Ian joined The Landmark Practice in June, after having previously completed a couple of seasons working freelance in the ecology sector.  Ian brings with...

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