Barton Howe


George Barton BA BPhil CMLI is a Chartered Landscape with extensive experience of landscape projects both within the UK and overseas.

George has experience working in both public and private sectors, and at all scales of enterprise from specialist consultancies to large international companies. He has been responsible, as both Partner and Director, for the growth of several UK environmental consultancies playing a leading role as business manager and leader.

He brings a wealth of experience to Barton Howe Associates with recognised skills in landscape assessment, design, project management, contract landscape management, community engagement, and as an expert witness. George has a passion for assisting communities in realising maximum benefit from their local environment and for exploring the potential to incorporate habitat creation and biodiversity into all landscape design solutions.

His achievements include design awards for housing, reclamation, and Recreation projects.

George Barton BA BPhil CMLI

Peter Thompson BA(Hons) DipLA NDip Hort NCert Hort CMLI is a Chartered Landscape Architect and qualified Horticulturalist.

Peter has over twelve years professional experience working consistently within private consultancy. His expertise includes landscape design, heritage projects, restoration of waste disposal sites, landscape management, landscape and visual assessment, education projects and contract management.

In addition to being a Chartered Landscape Architect, Peter is also a qualified Horticulturalist with wide ranging horticultural knowledge and particular expertise in arboricultural related matters including tree surveys and arboricultural impact assessments.

He has extensive experience of project managing large scale projects, both in the UK and overseas, including HLF restoration projects and green infrastructure planning, together with contract management/administration of both hard and soft landscape projects of varying sizes. Peter has also won several awards for his work.

John Micklethwaite-Howe BA DipLA CMLI is also a Chartered Landscape and Urban Designer. In a career that encompasses working within both the private and public sector, John offers award winning design skills and proven ability as a project manager. He has played a leading role in the development of landscape and environmental consultancies in the UK, delivering projects with enthusiasm and confidence that exceed client aspirations. Benefitting from international experience, John has worked in Europe, the Middle East and North America.

With a creative drive and dedication to client service he provides a focus for the design skills in Barton Howe Associates. John has particular experience of working with communities and designers to create innovative solutions that make a positive contribution to the landscape and social infrastructure. He believes that landscape lies at the heart of external environment renaissance now taking shape in the UK.

His professional career also extends to the co-ordination and specialist input to a number of strategic and project level environmental impact assessments across a broad spectrum of infrastructure schemes.

John Micklethwaite-Howe DipLA CMLI George, John and Peter