Contemporary residential development, Belford Lodge, Edinburgh - View look across communal garden grounds

About VLM

VLM Landscape Design Ltd is a professional landscape architecture practice based in Edinburgh, offering landscape and urban design, masterplanning and landscape assessment services for all stages of the planning, construction and Environmental Impact Assessment process.

Our experience and increasingly diverse portfolio ranges from small and large scale wind farm assessments, capacity studies and landscape appraisals for residential led development, development framework diagrams and concept masterplans through to production drawings and specification, contract administration and long term management.

Our objective is to find imaginative and pragmatic solutions for every project and tailor the specific aims of a brief and client ambition. To achieve this we work closely with our clients from briefing to completion ensuring the highest quality of service and final product within exacting requirements.


  • Feasibility and capacity studies
  • Landscape and visual impact assessment
  • Landscape character assessment
  • Development framework diagrams
  • Landscape masterplans
  • Concept masterplans
  • Design and Access Statements
  • Landscape planning
  • Expert witness at public inquiries and local hearings
  • Hard and soft landscape design
  • Production drawings & specification
  • Contract administration
  • Management plans


VLM Landscape Design Ltd
37 Silverknowes Drive

Tel: 07870 384029