Appletons provide services for all aspects of Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning from initial client visions, planning submissions, detailed design, through to administration of building and maintenance contracts.
Our experienced members of staff offer high quality professional design and planning services to meet our clients’ requirements. All of our senior landscape staff are Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute. Partner Philip Deeley is also a Chartered Town Planner.
Our team of expert witnesses have given evidence at numerous successful planning appeals. David Appleton and Lorna Cruice have appeared as an expert witness in over 100 public enquiries.
Working with our team of in house and experienced consultant surveyors, the practice can provide all aspects of ecology services. The range from Extended Phase 1 and Phase 2 Habitat Surveys, Impact Assessments and Surveys for protected species such as Bats and Great Crested Newts and prepare mitigation and management schemes for nature conservation objectives.
We have extensive experience of the control of invasive weeds including Japanese knotweed.
In certain cases ecology surveys can be seasonally constrained, please contact us if you wish to discuss the timeframes of surveys you may require.
The practice has extensive experience of solving tree related issues. These can range from undertaking tree surveys and arboricultural impact assessments, advising on development impact and risk assessment, preparing woodland management plans and drawing up specifications and schedules of work for specialist contractors to undertake the work.
All our tree surveys are undertaken by our professional team and done in line British Standard 5837:2012 Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction.
Lorna Cruice and Dave Starkie are both Technician Members of the Aborciultural Association.