About Us

Wainwright Landscape Architecture was formed in 1997 by John Wainwright with the simple aims of delivering good quality landscape design and to create environments that improve our every day health and well-being.

 A bit about who we are...

Wainwright Landscape Architecture JohnJohn Wainwright BA (hons) LA, Post Grad Dip LA, CMLI, Cert Arb L2 (ABC) Landscape Institute Registration Number: 2633

We are a small dedicated landscape architects practice located in Wakefield but working throughout the UK.

We believe that an open minded attitude and excellent communication skills allow us to deliver a high quality design service suited to our individual clients.

Our low key approach makes us flexible and easy to work with.

Wainwright Landscape Architecture is a Registered Practice of the Landscape Institute.

John Wainwright is Chartered Landscape Architect, fully qualified since 1994 and also has an Level 2 Certifcate in Arboriculture (ABC).


John at a glance


2012 -     Consultant LA, North Yorks County Council (specialist planning support 12 months)

2006 -     Consultant LA, Barnsley MBC Highways (expert witness Cudworth Bypass)

2005 -     Consultant LA, North Yorks County Council (temp principal LA 6 months)

2001 and 2004 -    Landscape Architect, Derbyshire County Council Architects (temp maternity cover) 

2000 - present   Director Wainwright Landscape Architecture (limited company)

1999 -    Consultant Landscape Architect, Barnsley MBC Highways

1997 -    Landscape Architect, Own Independent Design Practice

1994 -    Senior Landscape Officer, Doncaster MBC

1992 -    Landscape Officer, Doncaster MBC

1991 -    Assistant Landscape Architect, Anthony Walker and Partners, Leeds

1989 -    Graduate Landscape Architect, Landscape Design Associates, Peterborough