References & Websites

The following external sources have been used during our research. We strongly encourage you to also use these directly, as a source of information during your own preparation.


  • The Landscape Institute Code of Standards of Conduct and Practice for Landscape Professionals (May 2012)
  • Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, 3rd edition (Landscape Institute)
  • Landscape Professional Practice / Gordon Rowland Fraser
  • Spon’s External Works and Landscape Price Book
  • Landscape Professional Practice / Hugh Clamp
  • Contract Administration (1st edition, guidance note) / RICS Practice Standards, UK
  • Galbraith’s Building and Land Management Law for Students
  • Environmental Law / David Hughes (4th edition)
  • Construction Contracts: Law and Management / Will Hughes, Ronan Champion, John Murdoch (5th edition)
  • The Essential Guide To Planning Law / Adam Sheppard
  • Spon’s Landscape Contract Handbook: A guide to good practice and procedures in the management of lump sum landscape contracts
  • Professional Practice for Landscape Architects / Tennant, Garmory, Winch (3rd edition)
  • The Landscape Consultant’s Appointment (Landscape Institute)
  • Engaging a Landscape Consultant Guidance for clients on fees (Landscape Institute)
  • JCLI Landscape Works Contract (JCLI LWC)
  • JCLI Landscape Maintenance Works Contract (JCLI LMWC)
  • JCT 2016 suite of contracts
  • CDM Regulations 2015 (HSE)