MVGLA offers full landscape design services and specialises in master planning of mixed use and long-term large-scale development projects.
MVGLA also specialises in historic landscapes, with experience in drawing together volunteers and stakeholders and working with land owners and land managers to develop Conservation Management Plans for designed and historic gardens and landscapes. For Heritage Lottery funded projects, we have prepared Landscape Character Assessments and Landscape Conservation Action Plans to support Landscape Partnership schemes.

Projects include:

Crichton Masterplan

MVGLA worked with Ryder Architecture on a masterplan for the Crichton in Dumfries

Lowther Castle Gardens, Penrith

Unearthing the 17th century structure and formal gardens

Pacific Quay

Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Public realm design associated with River Clyde walkway, BBC and Science Centre plaza.

Bush State

Bush Estate University campus, Edinburgh

Master planning, landscape design and project team leader for development of Edinburgh Technopole on behalf of Grosvenor Developments.


Stirling Major Growth Area

Strategic landscape advice to Local Plan Inquiry.


Dundee cultural quarter

Urban design, Public Realm and development study.

Castle Kennedy Conservation Management Plan, Stranraer

Key landscape sensitivities and historic structure of an 18th century landscape

Chatelherault Conservation Management Plan

Conservation and restoration proposals for the Country Park, for the Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership

Private Garden, Jersey

Private Garden, Jersey

Design by Peter Daniel who has been my inspiration, mentor and friend since 1980.