Company CV


    PBA Consulting at a glance

    Established: 1989

    Core activity: landscape, arboricultural and environmental management consultancy services

    Client base: private sector, local and national government

    Main sectors of operation: transport, housing, scientific, education

    Qualified experts in: landscape management, arboriculture, ecological and environmental management, forestry, amenity horticulture, leisure and amenity management, turfculture, zoology and biology

    Contact: Peter Barton, Founder


    PBA Consulting provides landscape, arboricultural and environmental management consultancy services. Our clients include the private sector, central and local government, landscape architects and engineering consultants. We specialise in the transport, housing, scientific and educational sectors.

    Established in 1989 as Peter Barton & Associates, PBA Consulting has grown to become a well-respected consultancy. We are renowned for offering practical management solutions, professional expertise and quality service levels for landscape, arboriculture and environmental facilities. Our commitment to sustainability means our solutions do not cost the earth.

    We employ experienced and professional specialists with the following qualifications:

    • BSc, MSc, MA in Horticulture, Agriculture, Forest Sciences,
    • Zoology and Biology
    • National Diploma in Horticulture, Turfculture, Arboriculture, Forestry
    • Landscape Design and Management
    • Diploma in Horticulture, Kew
    • BASIS advanced certification, Lantra professional certification

    Fellowship, registered or chartered status is held with the many professional institutions including:

    • Institute of Horticulture
    • Landscape Institute
    • Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
    • Institute of Chartered Foresters
    • Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management
    • Arboricultural Association, Royal Forestry Society, Royal Entomological Society of London.

    The company is committed to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Regular in-house training and external courses ensure an ongoing commitment to best practice and the highest professional standards.

    Quality Assurance Policy

    PBA Consulting is committed to an effective quality management system. The procedures employed ensure conformity with client and company requirements. We provide resources and personnel covering all aspects of quality, management, inspections, testing and monitoring of work.

    Health and Safety Policy

    PBA Consulting ensures the health, safety and welfare at work of all visitors, customers, clients, service users and employees involved in our operations. We manage our business in such a way that individuals and organisations are not exposed to unacceptable risks.

    Environmental Policy

    PBA Consulting recognises the potential impact their operations have on the environment. The company’s policy is to reduce the impact of our activities on the environment by adopting sustainable practices and services – in accordance with our Environmental Management System (EMS).

    Our commitment to the environment extends to our clients by incorporating environmental and sustainability considerations into our recommendations. We give due regard to materials, energy consumption, waste disposal, recycling and transport.

    Continuous Improvement Policy

    We have documented systems for the co-operation between clients, management and employees to encourage continuous improvement of our quality, health, safety and environmental systems.

    Liability Insurance

    PBA Consulting’s commitment to public safety, workplace safety and high professional standards is reflected in the levels of liability insurance we take out. They are as follows:

    Policy Level Excess
    Public Liability £5,000,000.00 £500.00
    Employers Liability £10,000,000.00 £100.00
    Professional Indemnity £5,000,000.00 (each and every claim) £500.00


    Company Details Company Name Registration Number
    Head Office
    Bryn Gardens,
    Rake Road,
    Liss, GU33 7HB
    PBA Consulting Partnership LLP OC300728
    PBA Consulting Limited 3780052
    PBA Solutions (Landscape) Ltd 3049561


    Landscape management


    Our integrated approach to landscape management results in clearly-defined practical strategies that are cost effective and result in minimal intervention during implementation and monitoring.

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    Arboricultural management


    Our consultants’ quantified approach to tree evaluation, supported by specialist investigation equipment, provides safe, sustainable solutions for the most challenging of treescapes.

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    Conservation management


    We provide environmentally sensitive solutions which balance biodiversity needs and management operations. This creates an integrated, sustainable approach to conservation, the protection of endangered species and important habitats.

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