Founded by David Appleton and Philip Deeley in 1984, Appletons is a well-established firm of landscape architects, ecologists and environmental consultants with offices in Bolton (Greater Manchester), The Wirral, Ludlow and Northern Ireland.

The practice offers expertise at all stages of a project from conception through the research, feasibility and planning and masterplanning stages, to design, construction by contract, aftercare and long-term management and general consultancy. Our portfolio covers services in the followings areas of work.

Landscape Architects


  • Tree surveys to BS 5837
  • Arboricultural Impact Surveys
  • Phase 1 Habitat Surveys
  • Invasive Species Surveys
  • Protected Species Surveys
  • Vegetation Surveys
  • Tree Protection Plans


  • Landscape Character Assessments
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Appeals and Expert Witness at Public Inquiries
  • Hedgerow Assessments


  • Urban and Civic
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Historic Landscapes
  • Park, Leisure and Open Spaces
  • 3D Visuals
  • Construction Detailing
  • Masterplanning


  • Habitat Conservation Management Plans
  • Method Statements
  • Contract Administration
  • Landscape Management Plans
  • Arboricultural Management Plans
  • Maintenance Contracts
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