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We currently have opportunities within the practice for a Development Planner and a Landscape Planner in our Edinburgh office.

Development Planner, EDINBURGH

Ironside Farrar are seeking a 3-5 year experienced (variable up or down for the right candidate) Development Planner with skills in regeneration planning or economic planning, ideally within a consultancy setting to work within our Development & Strategic Planning Team.

The successful candidate will work on a high profile range of Development Projects across a range of sectors. Diverse and challenging, our teams are involved in Economic Strategies, Business Plans and Feasibility Studies. Recent work incudes Business Cases for projects under City Deal, Towns -for-the-Future, Innovation Centres and major national inward investment projects.


  • Relevant degree in a such as economics or related discipline
  • Masters level degree desirable but not essential for the right candidate
  • Membership of relevant professional institution at an appropriate level
  • Scottish Experience would be an advantage
  • Full clean driving licence


  • Articulate with very strong oral and written communication style
  • Breadth of experience in regeneration and development planning

Exciting career opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team and be involved in leading edge development planning consultancy in Scotland.

Please apply with an email and CV to: at Ironside Farrar Ltd, 111 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NW

Landscape Planner, EDINBURGH (Full-Time / Part-Time / Flexible Hours Appointment)

Our Landscape Planning Team is seeking a Graduate Planner or Landscape Architect with an interest in working in landscape planning and design for greenspace, active travel, outdoor recreation and community regeneration and engagement.

Working in our Landscape Planning Team we are seeking individuals with good communications, graphics, written ability and interest in environmental planning and design. Our workload includes a wide range of projects involving feasibility studies, place-making, consultation and engagement working with local groups and trusts and supported by our in-house multi-disciplinary design teams. Current and recent projects include

  • Falkirk HELIX Park, Orkney Heritage Trails; Open Space Strategies & Action Plans; Ravenscraig Park; Heritage Trails; Active Travel and Cycle Routes, Outdoor Recreation, Forestry Strategies, and similar
  • Consultation and engagement associated with projects and funding submissions including ISM / Place Standard / Co-Design Workshops and participatory appraisal.

The post is Edinburgh based and could be full-time/ part-time or a flexible appointment to suit. The practice is an Equal Opportunities Employer and offers internal and external professional training and CPD. The appointment offers a great opportunity for professional development in a growing and interesting sector.

Please apply with an email and CV plus a short statement of your career / professional ambitions to: at Ironside Farrar Ltd, 111 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NW