Index of services provided by LandLab

Landscape Architecture

Preliminary landscape appraisal
BREEAM 2011 ecology and land use component
Design visualisation, wireframes, photomontage and 3D modelling
Habitat creation, enhancement, compensation and restoration projects
Landscape and visual impact assessment
Impact assessment of landscape setting of cultural heritage
Landscape interpretation strategy and design
Planting design and implementation
Private garden design
Public and community garden design
Public art projects; lead artist
Public art projects; public art strategies
Public realm
RIBA expert advisor (Design Competitions)
Urban agriculture, permaculture and community food growing projects
Urban design

Landscape Planning

Countryside access strategy, design and implementation
Landscape character studies
Landscape expert witness for planning appeals and local planning inquiries
Landscape planning policy studies
Landscape statements of case for local planning inquiries
Local / neighbourhood planning
Landscape Masterplanning
Planning for Real®
Pre application consultations
Supporting landscape design statements for planning applications and appeals.
Urban planning

Environmental Consultancy

Environmental Co-ordination
EIA scoping and screening
Environmental scoping, screening, appraisal for construction projects
Habitat Regulations Appraisal
Invasive plant surveys
Landscape, acoustic and ecological mitigation
Marine Scotland Licence applications
Noise modelling and assessment
SEPA CAR Licence applications
SSSI Consent
Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) landscape design


BREEAM 2011 suitably qualified ecologist (SQE)
Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW)
Ecological component of the Code for Sustainable Homes EcoHomes Assessment
JNCC extended phase 1 habitat survey
National Vegetation Classification (NVC) survey
Preliminary ecological appraisal
Protected species disturbance licences
Biodiversity offsetting
Bird and protected species surveys

Project Management

Clerk of Works duties (landscape projects up to approx. £1M)
Project management and contract administration of landscape projects up to approx. £1M
Quantity Surveyor (landscape works up to approx. £500k)
Small Project Design and Build
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007;  co-ordinator duties (small – medium projects) and designer duties

Specialist Railway Work

Environmental appraisal and scoping studies
Railway lineside asset surveys
Railway boundary condition survey and compliance assessment
Railway vegetation condition survey and compliance assessment
Railway planting schemes
Railway hazardous tree risk assessments
Ecology surveys
Ecological mitigation plans
Archaeological mitigation plans
Consultations with statutory bodies
Marine Scotland Licences
SEPA CAR Licences
SSSI consents
EIA screening
Protected species licence work
Ecological Clerk of Works
TPOs and Trees in conservation areas
Works noise modelling and assessment

Tree Surveys

Arboriculture Surveys
Site assessment to BS 5837:2012 Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction
TPOs and Trees in conservation areas

Services are undertaken in-house or outsourced to a select list of specialists managed by LandLab, either as sub-consultants or by direct appointment to the client.

updated July 2014


LandLab Chartered Landscape Architects, a Landscape Institute Registered Practice based in Scotland