Peter Leaver, CMLI, Chartered Landscape Architect


Elected Associate (now Chartered Member) of the Landscape Institute 1989
Diploma in Landscape Architecture, Manchester Polytechnic 1984
BA (Hons) Landscape Design, Manchester Polytechnic 1982
Affiliate of Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
Operational Playground Safety Inspector (APII)

Employment History

David Wilson Partnership, Landscape partner 1997+ Director 2012
Bristol City Council, Leisure Services Directorate 1989-1997
Blackburn Borough Council, Landscape Architect 1986-1989
Rossendale Groundwork Trust, Landscape Architect 1984-1986

Relevant Experience

Peter has a diverse range of landscape architect skills. He has been lead designer on high profile playground and park regeneration projects, including St Agnes Park in Bristol (BALI award nominated) as well as numerous local parks and play areas throughout the south west. During his time with Bristol City Council, he was part of a small team who developed an open and inclusive approach to involving local people in landscape design and management. He has carried out landscape and visual impact assessment (LVIA) for developers and local authorities. He has acted as an expert witness on numerous occasions at planning inquiries and hearings, with a particular experience in housing and renewable energy.