Landscape Architecture
Urban Design


We create thoughtful liveable landscapes.

The key to our success is our professional, friendly and contextually driven approach to landscape architecture, masterplanning and urban design. Our collaborative working philosophy enables us to develop design solutions with likeminded disciplines and clients.

Founding Director Phil Deacon has over twenty years' experience in landscape architecture, landscape construction and the horticultural industry across the UK and overseas. This widespread knowledge of the profession has helped shape our appreciation of how good design can enrich the natural and built environment for all.

Operating from our design studio in Hampshire, the scale of our projects range from strategic masterplanning through to bespoke landscape design solutions for individual buildings and everything in between.


Our holistic approach helps us to create landscapes that are based on sound environmental science but, more importantly, are understood and cherished by the people who live, work and play in them.



  • Pre Planning advice
  • Site Appraisals
  • Concept Design / Landscape Strategies
  • Detailed Hard and Soft Landscape Design
  • Production Information / Construction Drawings
  • Contract Administration / Procurement
  • Site Supervision
  • Landscape Management Plan / Maintenance Schedules


  • Strategic Masterplanning / Land Promotion
  • Landscape Sensitivity Studies
  • Landscape and Visual Appraisals (Non EIA)
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Green Infrastructure Appraisals
  • Public Open Space / SANGS (Suitable Alternative Natural Green Space) audit
  • BREEAM Communities


  • Public Realm Design
  • Residential / Commercial Layout Design
  • Design and Access Statements
  • Tree Pit Design
  • Living Walls / Green Roof Design
  • WSuDs (WaterSensitive Urban Design) / Rain Garden Design support
  • Tree Selection / Nursery Visits
  • Street Furniture Procurement


Founding Director Phil Deacon is an established Chartered Landscape Architect who personally oversees the development and the delivery of all projects. His greatest enjoyment comes from developing design ideas alongside fellow designers and clients to create inspiring and vibrant user friendly environments.

Prior to establishing 'Deacon Design', Phil worked for Hyland Edgar Driver, Whitelaw Turkington (now Sweco UK) and Influence Environmental where he has gained extensive knowledge of the profession. His work has included a number of award winning projects across the UK and Internationally.

Phil is passionate about the profession and in-between running the practice and enjoying family time, provides mentoring to fellow designers and is an active member of the Landscape Institute promoting the wider benefits of landscape architecture.


Where workload demands, or wherever specialist input is needed, we at Deacon Design are able to draw upon a proven team of likeminded consultants with a wealth of experience in the built environment. These professionals share our enthusiasm for creating meaningful design solutions that add value and quality to the landscape.





Southern office: 12a The Square,
 Wickham, Hampshire, PO17 5JQ  |  +44 (0)1329 557820

London Office: Build Studios, 203 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7FP  |  +44 (0)2034 355990



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Registered Office: Castle Court, 1 Castle Street, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire, England PO16 9QD.