Place Services is a traded service of Essex County Council. It is a specialist provider of integrated environmental assessment, planning, design and management services. It comprises a multi-disciplinary team including Planners, Urban Designers, Landscape Architects, Historic Environment Advisors, Historic Buildings Specialists, Ecologists, Arboriculturists and Public Art professionals.
Place Services works on behalf of a wide range of clients including over 30 local authorities, public organisations and private sector clients. Key clients include the Royal Parks, Historic England, the Forestry Commission, RSPB and English Heritage. It has gained a very strong reputation for high quality work, combining public sector understanding with a commercial and competitive business approach.