Tim Jackson


Senior Director


B.A.(Hons), DipLA.

Professional Memberships
  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)

Responsible for leading a wide range of major environmental, infrastructure and development projects. He has over 28 years experience on complex masterplanning, urban and landscape projects from initial feasibility and conceptual studies to environmental impact assessments (EIA), detail design, project management and implementation. Areas of particular expertise include the masterplanning of sustainable urban extensions (including Garden Villages), housing, employment and mixed use developments and public realm schemes. Recent commissions include a number of Strategic Rail Freight Interchanges (SRFIs), a Garden Village, a series of housing led schemes and a high profile public realm and university project.

Tim is proven in leading project teams in delivering against often challenging and complex requirements and timescales. Masterplanning and associated landscape and visual impact assessment services constitute a significant proportion of his work and he has presented expert evidence at many planning inquiries and hearings and Development Consent Order examinations. Many of the these been for residential led developments on greenfield sites and have included recent successful schemes in Lincolnshire, Central Bedfordshire, Kent and Herefordshire.

His work on employment and commercial schemes include major rail freight schemes, notably; East Midlands Gateway, DIRFT III, West Midlands Interchange, Northampton Gateway and SIFE. These include Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) requiring Development Consent Orders (DCOs). He has presented landscape and visual evidence at both public inquiries and examination hearings into these projects. Other premium business and technology parks have been undertaken in Nottingham and Dudley.

For the past ten years at Spitalgate Heath, Grantham, he has led the masterplanning, EIA and landscape services for a new ‘Garden Village’. Other major mixed use and urban extension schemes include The Bridge (alongside the QEII Bridge Crossing at Dartford) and the Glasshougton Regeneration project in Wakefield. Both developments are now substantially built out and recognised as exemplar schemes.

Urban design and public realm projects have included the University of Leicester Main Campus and University Road; the Parquesur retail, leisure and plaza development project in Madrid and the regeneration of Burslem Market Place in Stoke on Trent.

Other notable commissions include leading the EIA of the Snowdon Summit Redevelopment and the design and delivery of the Preston Sports Arena and the £3.5 million Heritage Lottery funded Matlock Parks Restoration Project.