Lloyd Bore

  • Samuel Durham

    Samuel DurhamHEAD OF ECOLOGY

    Samuel Durham


    Samuel has been the lead ecologist on several large and complex projects. He has worked on several EIA projects and has extensive experience of protected species issues.  He holds survey licences for great crested newt, bats, barn owl and dormice.  Samuel is a also a 'registered user' of the relatively new water vole displacement licence - and he has extensive experience of water vole survey and mitigation.

    He can conduct ecological due diligence of sites to identify ecological risks prior to purchase or at the early stages of mater planning. He has worked closely within design and planning teams for large multi-phased development schemes, to ensure clients identify project risks early and design-in appropriate and proportionate mitigation.

    Sam has experience of negotiating with planning authorities, Natural England, the EA and TfL, and he has designed a long-term Biodiversity Strategy for one of the largest housing schemes in Europe.  He has a passion for habitat creation and design.

  • Julian Bore


    Julian Bore


    Julian's interest in Landscape Architecture developed whilst studying Town Planning as an undergraduate. His early career saw him working with public sector organisations in Manchester and Tyneside, later joining a Kent-based firm of architects, and heading up a landscape design team, before establishing Lloyd Bore in 1996.

    As the Practice developed Julian diversified the business model to incorporate the disciplines of ecology and arboriculture, to work in parallel with the landscape team. This proved highly successful.

    Julian is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute, and has extensive landscape experience across all key planning and development sectors. He also has a successful track record in landscape conservation work, and was instrumental in leading the award winning landscape conservation and management project at Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, an internationally significant Capability Brown landscape.

    In addition to his professional and managerial responsibilities, Julian delivers lectures and tutorials to architecture students at the University of Kent, and the University of Creative Arts.

  • Paul Whatley


    Paul Whatley


    Associate Director and Landscape Architect, Paul has been a member of the Lloyd Bore team since 2003 and became a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute in 2009.

    Paul has a breadth of experience, offering a range of specialisms from Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) and landscape masterplanning, through to detailed design and construction phase management.

  • Andrew Cox


    Andrew Cox


    Andrew is Head of Landscape at Lloyd Bore and is responsible for individual project management from inception through to delivery. He is also an active technical advisor within the company, drawing on a wealth of experience in the profession to provide advice on hard and soft landscape detailing and specifications, and monitoring our BIM compliance status.

    Andrew specialises in Landscape/Townscape Visual Impact Assessments, undertaken to inform complex or sensitive planning applications, or forming part of a more involved Environmental Statement.

    Performing a key role at Lloyd Bore as Quality Assurance Manager, Andrew is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring our QA system, and maintaining our accreditation status.

  • Denise Bond


    Denise Bond


    Denise is most likely to be your first point of contact at Lloyd Bore when you phone or email us. Her role is to keep us organised, efficient and responsive to client requests and communications.

    Denise gained many years experience as Practice Manager in conservation, architecture and town planning practices, before joining Lloyd Bore in 2003. As a result she has an excellent understanding of the planning and development structures and processes within which we operate, and how we our can best fulfil our clients' requirements.

  • Stuart Hubert


    Stuart Hubert


    A Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute for 16 years, Stuart has particular expertise in strategic landscape assessment work to inform planning applications for large developments.

    He has an extensive track record in the design and implementation of landscape projects including country parks, urban spaces, recreation and sports facilities, involving community engagement exercises and public exhibitions.

    Stuart has also designed specialist bespoke landscape schemes in association with planning applications for substantial new individual properties in the countryside, working closely with the client and project design team.

  • Christopher Beech

    Christopher BeechCAD/IT MANAGER

    Christopher Beech


    Chris joined the Lloyd Bore team in 2007. He manages the technical team providing support to all departments, using a wide range of software packages which underpin our ecology, arboriculture and landscape design work. He also provides full IT support for the business.

    He contributes to landscape assessment work, taking high quality photography, observing the strict specifications required by the Landscape Institute. Chris will also set up verified Computer Generated Images (CGIs) to aid the assessment process.

    Chris provides further support to the team with his specialist GIS expertise and skills in mapping data and analysis.

  • Pamela Beckett


    Pamela Beckett


    Pam organises our finances. She gained many years financial experience in the industrial sector, including construction, sales, import and distribution.

    Pam made the switch to the service sector, joining Lloyd Bore in 2014. She operates our dedicated accounts software system, and is responsible for all communication with clients in connection with accounts and invoices.

  • Ross Dryburgh


    Ross Dryburgh


    Ross joined the Lloydbore team in May 2017 from his previous post as the Principal Arboricultural officer for a local authority.

    With 12 years of arboricultural experience, he can bring his technical and commercial knowledge to minimise costs and delays to planning and development work. He uses digital mapping software to aid in the production of Tree Constraints Plans, Arboricultural Impact Assessments, Tree Protection Plans and Arboricultural Method Statements to support planning applications.

    He has extensive expertise in connection with Tree Preservation Order procedures and legislation due to experience gained in his previous roles. He is familiar with local authority procedures and is able to bring this experience to the project team in all arboricultural related matters.

  • Lucy Lincoln


    Lucy Lincoln


    Lucy is the company’s technical lead on bat work. She holds a Natural England Class 2 bat survey licence (Class 4 licence pending) and regularly submits development licences relating to bats. Lucy works on all ecology matters and holds a great crested newt survey licence and a barn owl licence. She has experience of complex development projects from the pre-planning to post-panning stages. This experience includes writing ecology chapters to support Environmental Impact Assessments and working closely with long-term clients to minimise risks to their projects and promote biodiversity by design.

    Lucy has significant experience in undertaking BREEAM ecology assessment work. Lucy is pragmatic and commercially aware when providing advice to clients about their projects.

  • Victoria Harrison


    Victoria Harrison


    Victoria has a First Class Honours degree in Wildlife Conservation from the University of Kent and is currently undertaking a Masters by Research in Biodiversity Management.

    Victoria has experience in undertaking reptile surveys and also assists the ecology team on great crested newt surveys and mitigation work, dormice surveys and bat surveys. She has Natural England licences to survey for hazel dormice and great crested newts.

  • John Young


    John Young


    John is an accomplished and experienced bird surveyor, with a background in information technology. He has 32 years of ornithological experience, including breeding and winter bird surveys using BTO methodologies. He also has experience of conducting winter bird surveys to support work associated with Habitat Regulation Assessments.

    John specialises in terrestrial mammal ecology and he is a committee member of the Kent Mammal Group and the Kent Mammal Recorder. John was part of the team that published the Mammals of Kent book. John has a great crested newt survey licence and lead on reptile survey and mitigation work. He also supports the ecology team on bat survey work.

  • Emily Cummins


    Emily Cummins


    Emily has an Honours degree in Wildlife Conservation from the University of Plymouth and a Postgraduate Diploma in Ecology from the University of Aberdeen.

    Emily has worked on large infrastructure projects and has survey experience in a range of species. Most notably, she has survey experience for badger, reptiles and plants. Emily conducts reptile translocation projects and supports the ecology team on great crested newt, dormouse and bat surveys.

  • Dan Crawford


    Dan Crawford


    Daniel joined the Lloyd Bore team in April 2017 from his previous position as Landscape Architect projects at The Royal Parks. He has an MA in Landscape Architecture with 5 years experience working in the public and private sectors and currently studying for his Chartership (CMLI) with the Landscape Institute.

    Dan has experience in working on the design and delivery of a number of TfL funded cycle infrastructure projects across London’s 8 Royal Parks. These include the East-West Cycle Superhighway, Cycle Superhighway 11, The Central London Grid and Quietway programmes.

    Dan works on the design and implementation of landscape projects as well as Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments to support major planning applications. He has a special interest in historic landscapes and conservation projects.

  • Rosie Minkler


    Rosie Minkler


    Rosie joined our team in September 2017 after graduating from Writtle University College with a Post Graduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture. She is in the final stages of her MA, prior to her working towards the Pathway to Chartership.

    Rosie has a background in architecture and urban design, graduating with a degree in Architecture from the Sir John Cass School of Architecture, and working for a London based public realm and urban design consultancy.

    She enjoys the creativity of landscape design and aspires to create imaginative places that draw on the unique identity of each site. She works on the design and implementation of landscape projects, planting plans and contributes to the preparation of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments. She has a special interest in sustainable urban landscape schemes and large-scale strategic landscape planning.

  • Davey Monk


    Davey Monk


    Davey is a key member of the technical department, delivering high quality visual material and accurate drawings to support the project work of the landscape, ecology and arboriculture teams.

    Davey is highly skilled in the use of CAD-based software, InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp.

  • Tom Bore


    Tom Bore


    Tom's background is in business and marketing, joining us in 2013 to reinforce our technical support facility.

    Tom uses CAD-based packages, InDesign and Photoshop, contributing to the output of the landscape, ecology and arboriculture teams, as well as assisting with our business marketing.

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