DLA Are Hiring!

11-07-2019 09:40

We are looking for Landscape Architects to join their Stroud team.  We operate throughout the UK providing landscape design and landscape planning services for private developers, public sector agencies and a number of leading architects and planners.

We have a broad base of expertise and knowledge in the practice covering education, health, leisure, urban regeneration, housing, commercial, industrial, retail and waste management sectors. We specialise in masterplanning sites where there is a particular need for a landscape led approach. 

The role will require a broad set of skills ranging from LVIA to detailed design working on projects such as large-scale strategic sites to Paragraph 79 houses. The ideal applicant will be self-motivated with a good attention to detail and looking to progress their career in Landscape Architecture.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant landscape architect degree and post-graduate degree;
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in landscape planning and LVIA
  • Proficient in IT including AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup
  • Preferably Chartered although mentoring towards the Pathway to Chartership can be offered.

From £28,000-34 per annum depending on experience


Allington Lane, Bishopstoke

23-11-2018 13:10

The promotion of a new settlement extension on land to the south of Bishopstoke to provide up to 500 high quality homes of mixed tenure, including affordable dwellings set within a well defined and attractive landscape framework. The site lies to the south of Bishopstoke providing a very sustainable strategic location, with easy access to local facilities providing the opportunity for a high quality urban extension.




Redhill Garden Community, Surrey

23-11-2018 11:28

The project involves the promotion of the former Redhill Aerodrome and surrounding land to provide up to 8000 homes and a wide range of services, facilities and infrastructure to support new homes and businesses.


Westergate, West Sussex

23-11-2018 10:29

DLA were appointed to provide an initial capacity appraisal identify the quantum and location of potential development areas within the Phase 1 BEW strategic allocation. Landscape and Visual Assessment, trees, flood, heritage and ecology formed key constraints in the consideration of the development framework plan and subsequent landscape strategy.




BEW, West Sussex

23-11-2018 10:17

Promotion of 320ha for at least 2000 homes, supporting community facilities and Country Park.
DLA were responsible for the preparation of a landscape and visual appraisal and subsequent landscape capacity study to provide an evidence base to support the site’s promotion as a Strategic Housing Allocation within the Emerging Local Plan.


Sharpness, Gloucestershire

23-11-2018 09:58

 The Sharpness Vision is for a fully self contained new settlement of up to 5000 houses structured on the ‘One Planet Living’ and Garden City principles with enhanced and diversified employment opportunities within a stunning landscape setting.




Moreton Road Longborough

11-12-2017 14:01

Planning permission achieved for 14 house scheme within the Costwold AONB.


Land North Poole - UE2 North of Bearwood

07-11-2017 17:03

800 homes allocated in North Poole local plan, masterplanned by DLA. Following approval of 325 homes on behalf of Barrot David Wilsom Homes.


Lydney Planning Approved

07-11-2017 16:52


Another appeal success - second time round for 200 homes at Lydney in the Forest of Dean. Inspectors decission agreed with the  appellants  landscape evidence and dissmissed claims of a 'valued landscape'.


Ref - P109 bullet 1


Paragraph 55 House Under Construction!

10-07-2017 16:33

Construction continues on-site for paragraph 55 house at Headlands.



Canford Park website goes live

02-08-2016 10:09

Canford Park proposes to provide around 2,500 new family homes that would complement the wider number of flats and houses being developed within the district of Poole.

Canford Park also proposes to deliver around 100,00 sqm of new employment premises, a local centre – including a school, shops and community facilities together with 89 hectare of public access parkland.

Planning permission achieved for 90 dwellings in Pagham, West Sussex

31-03-2016 15:04

DLA have achieved outline planning permission for 90 dwellings north of Summer Lane, Pagham. The layout connects the proposed residential area with the village hall and provides its own SANG as mitigation for lying within 5km of Pagham Harbour SPA. The scheme also provides significant public open spaces with new dog walking routes and a wildlife zone within a SUDS catchment area. Other constraints include tidal flooding and edge of settlement sensitivity.

Permission granted for mixed use employment scheme in Bognor Regis

31-03-2016 15:03

A hybrid planning approval for the development of a mixed use employment scheme for the Fuel and Distribution Depot at Bognor Road, Chichester. The development will include the re-use of sustainable brownfield site and deliver readily available serviced land for businesses looking to expand over the short and medium term. The scheme includes:

• B1/B2/B8/ Employment uses;
• Waste Transfer Facility;
• 3 no. Ancillary roadside catering units;
• A new vehicular access; and
• A discount food retail unit.

DLA achieve full planning permission for 2 dwellings at The Bredons

01-02-2016 16:15

Full planning permission within a site currently occupied by a single dwelling. The proposal will replace the existing house with two new residential dwellings within associated gardens.

Full planning permission for 2 dwellings in Cheltenham

30-11-2015 09:33

Full planning permission granted for two new residential dwellings including associated garden, parking and turning areas at Harp Hill, Charlton Kings.

Submission of Reserved Matters for Paragraph 55 House

29-11-2015 09:36

Details for Reserved Matters submitted to Tewkesbury Borough Councill following full planning permission granted for a new paragraph 55 dwelling in Prestbury, Cheltenham.

Permission secured for 16 dwellings in AONB

11-11-2015 09:42

Mixed residential development comprising the erection of 16 dwellings (including 5 affordable units), associated parking, hard and soft landscaping and associated works granted approval subject to S.106 Agreement at Nupend Farm, Horsley. Approved at committee. 

3 Sites included in Emerging Neighbourhood Plan

10-11-2015 11:42

Three proposed residential sites to be included within the emerging Slinfold Neighbourhood Plan, due for adoption mid-2016.

Permission secured for 2 new dwellings in AONB

10-11-2015 11:40

Full planning permission granted for 2 dwellings in Puckshole, Stroud. DLA submitted an LVA and detailed hard and soft proposals, responding to the sites sensitive nature within the Cotswold Hills AONB.

Landscape Character Appraisal helps secure permission

14-07-2015 15:12

Full planning permission achieved for a replacement dwelling at Vine Tree Farm, Coombe Road subject to conditions. DLA Produced a Landscape Character Appraisal to demonstrate what impact the development will have on the on the visual amenity and character of the River Severn Landscape Protection Zone and its local setting.


18-06-2015 14:35

Working closely with Robert Adam Architects to deliver housing and countryside parkland at Sculthorpe, Norfolk. Hybrid planning application submitted to North Norfolk District Council.

The Pig Barn, Bibury

13-05-2015 11:36

Full planning permission achieved for the conversion of a former agricultural building to a single residential dwelling at the Pig Barn, Bibury.

Barnham, Eastergate & Westergate

24-04-2015 11:39

Full landscape value, capacity and sensitivity study submitted to Arun District Council supporting proposals for a new settlement at Barnham, Eastergate and Westergate.

Parkland Farm, Whitminster

14-01-2015 11:17

Outline planning permission granted for 31 dwellings outside of the settlement boundary at Parkland Farm, Whitminster.


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