Alcuin Landscape Design

With 21 years experience as Senior Landscape Designer within Local Government, working in the voluntary sector and now as a landscape consultant in high profile infrastructure projects in Scotland I am highly experienced professional and motivated. I graduated from Leeds University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Land Management as well as a Higher National Diploma in Landscape and Horticulture.

Trades

  • Landscape Gardener

About Alcuin Landscape Design

Alcuin Landscape Design was formed in 2011 to provide an independent landscape infrastructure, garden, habitat enhancement and fixed play design service to landscape civil companies, and domestic garden market. The business is also associated with landscape companies who can offer a construction service in regards to garden design, play facility installation, soft and hard landscapes under the management of Alcuin Design on behalf of the client.

Projects completed include successful private gardens incorporating both hard and soft landscaping, large civil developments offering soft landscaping and public fixed play provision for community groups successfully attracting external funding.

It is my intention to provide a quality design service to private contractors at a highly competitive rate bearing in mind my intention to establish Alcuin Landscape Design within the private sector.

I have achieved nineteen successful years of experience in Scottish Local Government, as Manager of a landscape design team being responsible for the restoration of twelve district parks, over one hundred play facilities, high profile national visitor attractions, street-scape, new cemetery creation and urban regeneration.

Alcuin Landscape Design will provide a personal service to clients ensuring that the client is closely involved during the design process to ensure the final project meets the aspirations and requirements of the client. Designs will be presented utilising AutoCAD, inclusive of survey / feasibility studies and costed to completion with each element rated. A contract management and supervision service can also be provided. Consultancy in regards to any aspect of garden design can also be provided at highly competitive rates.

Qualifications

University Of Leeds
Batchelor Of Science, Land Management And Technology (Credit)
Subject Modules:
Landscape Architecture
Environmental Studies
Conservation
Human Resource Management
Nature And Purpose Of Management
Marketing Management
Land Reclamation
Business Control

Askham Bryan College, York
Higher National Diploma in Landscape And Horticultural Technology (Distinction)
Subject Modules:
Landscape Design
Ecology
Arboriculture
Landscape Survey
Landscape Construction
Management Of Countryside And Urban Amenities
Turf Technology
Leisure And Sport Provision

South Lanarkshire Council
Managers Development Programme
Covering Financial Management within Local Government, Marketing, discipline and grievance, Local Government in context, maximising attendance, Health and safety, risk assessment

APSE
CDM Training for Clients and Designers 2007 Regulations

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