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PLACE Design + Planning, which amalgamated with Bell Fischer Landscape Architects in November 2016, is an award-winning landscape and urban design practice based in southwest London. As an employee owned trust, PLACE encourages the involvement of all staff in the success of the company and provides an ethos of excellence. We have a broad range of projects in a variety of sectors, from residential to education, and public realm to commercial, in both the UK and mainland Europe.

We are currently recruiting:

Associate Landscape Architect with a minimum of five to eight years’ post CMLI experience, to assist the Directors in the management of projects in the studio and further grow the practice/project portfolio in the future.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong leadership and design skills with an ability to illustrate their work with flair and creativity. You will be able to demonstrate extensive experience in hard and soft landscape design, with a sound knowledge of technical detailing. You should be a good communicator with both clients and design teams, plus have proven experience of the ability to win new work and lead projects of various scales and complexities; bringing to the role plenty of enthusiasm, you will also have the desire to contribute positively to the management of our committed and enthusiastic team. A full driving license is desirable.

This is a great long-term opportunity to play a pivotal role in the growth and development of PLACE.

We currently have a broad range of projects in a variety of sectors, from residential to education, and public realm to commercial. PLACE is an Employee Owned Trust which means the staff have a say in how the practice is run. We offer competitive salaries, 25 days annual leave, a personal training allowance and time off to assist with completing CPD and regular social events. As we are an EOT any bonus offered through our profit sharing scheme would be income tax free.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK with a current visa. Please send a covering letter, including details of your notice period/ availability to work and current salary, your CV, and samples of work (maximum 10 pages) via email to:

No agencies or third party applications please.

Place Design + Planning Ltd
16 West Barnes Lane, London SW20 0BU

Closing date: Monday 1st April 2019 at 5pm
Interviews: Monday 8th April – Friday 12th April 2019






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