White Consultants is an independent practice offering landscape and seascape planning services primarily to the public sector. We are committed to the sustainable planning and careful stewardship of our rural, urban and marine environment in a changing world. Our creative, responsive and diligent approach has won us several major awards over the last 20 years.

Our core skills are landscape architecture and urban design. Our experience covers national, regional and local strategic and sensitivity projects, seascape character assessments, landscape and visual impact assessments, LANDMAP, cumulative effects guidance and expert witness. We specialise in landscape and seascape planning studies and advice to public bodies including government agencies, local authorities and designated landscape authorities throughout England and Wales. Our experience includes work for the private sector which informs our approach.

Our recent varied workload includes landscape sensitivity work for housing, employment uses and caravan and camping development. We are leading specialists in seascape character assessment and evaluation of renewable energy of all types including solar farms, a tidal lagoon, wind energy, energy from waste facilities and anaerobic digesters. We have recently completed a review of landscape change in Wales using LANDMAP and an assessment of Cardiff and Swansea urban areas. Our expert witness experience includes a large number of inquiries, NSIP and local hearings related to housing, employment and renewable energy projects.