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Noel Farrer

Areas of Expertise

His work is founded upon the belief that landscape makes an essential contribution to socially cohesive and sustainable communities. He is an accomplished master-planner and strategist who has an in-depth understanding of the people, diverse communities and politics that drive change. Noel is a passionate advocate for the social and environmental value of landscape, continuously asserting the importance of biodiversity, productive landscapes and the links between the rural and urban economy as critical for a future sustainable society.

Alongside his work at Farrer Huxley, Noel is the present vice President and a past President of the Landscape Institute (LI), where he is also a Fellow and past Chair of Policy. He sits on a number of Design Review panels, chairing the Essex Quality Review Panel and is a member of the National Highways Strategic Panel. Noel was appointed a High Streets Task Force Expert by the Design Council and MHCLG.

Noel is a Board Member of Kendal Futures and of the Brewery Arts Trust. He is a founding member of the Soils in Planning and Construction Task Force

Noel Farrer