strategic projects, clear advice

Elicit the help of one of the country’s foremost practitioners in landscape planning.

Professional advice and expert witness for planning professionals, landowners and developers.

Our role

Professional advice for master planning, appeals, inquiries and examinations, at the highest level of the landscape profession, including over 80 public inquiries, local plan inquiries, and Select Committee of Parliament.

Our focus

Appeals, inquiries, master planning, and design, based on Julian Cooper’s reputation as one of the UK’s most respected and successful landscape expert witnesses. 

Our reputation

Long term trusted professional relationships, based on giving and receiving clear advice on the likelihood of success. 

Our work

Throughout the UK, and ranges from site suitability and capacity to master planning, Green Belt, landscape capacity, site layout and design, strategic advice.

All supported by quality photomontages, LVIA, technical sketches, photorealistic plans and illustrations images, sketches.


A long term and trusted client relationship is key

Julian is well respected by clients such as national developers, architects and planners, national housebuilders, local government, private clients. Government and private agencies include the NHS, Highways England, BNFL, National Grid and National Rail. A large part of our reputation is the planning work carried out on master plans, layouts, appeals and local plan examinations for national housebuilder and developers, and continuing work alongside international architects, urban designers and town planners. We are also regularly commissioned by many local planning authorities and agencies.

The following images provide an indication of the breadth and type of work with which we have been involve over the last 30 years. Most of the images are carried out by my former practices, under my direction, however some are included because I simply like them and find them helpful. In this regard I would like to thank my former practices SLR Consulting, and Cooper Partnership, and my former colleagues and friends.

How can we help?

Please call or email if you want us to help you with high level constructive and effective advice based on years of planning success. We offer clear impartial advice, and once commissioned we will seek to optimise your success through all stages of the planning process.

T: 0777 1794780
A: The Studio, Littleton on Severn, Bristol BS35 1NR