Landscape Architecture

Our specialist team of landscape architects create inspiring, ecological and sustainable landscape designs.

From feasibility and concept design to technical resolution and construction, we deliver your landscaping projects on time, within budget and to an excellent standard.

Urban design

Urban design is the process by which the places in which we live are created and developed.

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Feasibility studies

Thomson provides all services that allows for all aspects of development and client requirements to be satisfied and exceeded.

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Green and blue infrastructure

We are able to improve a scheme’s viability at the planning stage.

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Visual impact assessments

We understand that the LVIA process can be crucial to planning consents and the integrity of a scheme.

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Landscape design

As landscape architects our role is to protect and enhance the urban and rural environment for the benefit of the public.

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Masterplanning

The process of masterplanning is a holistic one combining many different disciplines from all walks within rural and urban environments.

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With client satisfaction and design excellence our main aims, we are a successful team of highly motivated experts and enthusiastic landscape architects working with our clients and colleagues to create inspirational and sustainable places. If its urban design you are after, visual impact assessments or master planning, talk to us today.

Our teams at Thomson use award-winning, innovative and comprehensive site analysis techniques alongside robust and creative design processes to minimise project risks and streamline project workflows.

Through diligent research, open communication, design collaboration and commercial understanding we provide our clients with an outstanding service and value for money.

We work with our experienced in-house GIS, ecology and contracting teams to provide a full service throughout the project cycle from inception to completion and beyond.

We support our clients and provide peace of mind, assurance and accountability at every stage of the project.

Projects

Companies and organisations we work with

An excellent experience - Thomson Ecology provided exactly the service we required in a very cost effective and timely manner.

Project Manager, Building Contractor

Just a quick congratulations. The soil reports for the pond liners conducted by Thomson Habitats are the leading standard across the project amongst all four contractors. Good work team!

Mathew Blackstock, EngTech MICE Site Engineer, Fusion JV

Thomson’s involvement as part of the delivery team was key to producing an end product that both looked great but that also met with the design criteria, ensuring the scheme will continue to perform into the future.

John Sullivan, Senior Asset Manager, Eskmuir Group

The maps we produced for this project were used in the SDNP Local Plan and their team continues to utilise both the maps and tools we created to inform important ecological decisions across the South Downs National Park.

Project Manager, Thomson Ecology, habitat connectivity mapping

Confidently identifying non-native species from aerial imagery proved challenging but through the combined ecological and aerial image interpretation experience of our GIS team we were able to identify and map the distribution of six non-native species with an area of 23 km2.

Project Manager, Thomson Ecology, invasive species monitoring, South West

It was interesting to see how coastal habitats along the southwest coast have changed over time. This highlights how important measuring change is for such dynamic habitats.

Project Manager, Thomson Ecology, coastal habitat mapping, South West

Key Contact

Richard Arnold

Director

Guildford Office

Compass House
60 Priestley Road
Surrey Research Park
Guildford
GU2 7AG

+44(0)1483 466 000

Accreditations and awards

SMAS
CHAS
HSAS
ISO9001 1
ISO9001
ISO9001 2

Thomson’s ecology handbook

This online version of the Thomson’s ecology handbook provides a general overview of current wildlife legislation* and is aimed at helping project managers understand and plan for ecology from the start.

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