Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) can be key to effective planning decisions and our team of Chartered Landscape Architects has significant experience in delivering these for both developers and planning authorities.
Drawing on a combination of desk-based research and thorough investigation of the site and its context, our assessments identify the effects of new development on energy and infrastructure, mixed use, residential, highways and rural and urban regeneration projects.
These assessments are supported by coordinated strategies for dealing with potential adverse impacts which integrate ecology, hydrology and cultural heritage into comprehensive mitigation schemes. Our suite of LVIA services includes:
Building on our track record in LVIA, our team was instrumental in development of the Landscape Institute’s ‘Guidelines for Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment 3rd Edition’ (GLVIA3) and we now provide a range of training programmes in different applications of the Guidelines. This training is of particular value to:
Our training programmes in LVIA/GLVIA3 given to members of the Landscape Institute have also been highly commended in the Landscape Institute Awards 2016.