We lead multi-disciplinary projects from inception through to delivery on the ground. To ensure consistent, high quality outcomes, we have established a number of sister companies who share our values and our approach to development. As trusted collaborators they provide specialist input into our projects.

DLA architects practiceDLA Architects Practice Ltd

Formed in 1998 DLA Architects Practice is based at our own offices in Milton Keynes to offer clients a seamless master planning and architect service. DLA Architects Practice Ltd is committed to sustainability; they were one of the first registered EcoHomes and Code Assessors and they have designed many buildings which have achieved BREEAM ‘Excellent’ ratings.

integrated transport planningIntegrated Transport Planning Ltd (ITP)

Integrated Planning Ltd (ITP) is a dynamic consultancy specialising in integrated, sustainable transport planning and research. Established in 1998, the ITP team is a group of dedicated transport professionals with a broad range of skills geared to meeting transport and planning challenges which deliver sustainable, accessibility solutions.

Located in Milton Keynes, Nottingham and Birmingham, and with a new central London office established in 2013, ITP’s client base includes national government departments, the European Commission, international funding agencies such as the World Bank, transport operators, regeneration agencies, local authorities, PTEs and integrated transport authorities. Working across the globe ITP has adapted its delivery in order to create locally acceptable solutions from Europe to as far afield as Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

david-lock-australia2David Lock Associates (Australia) Pty Ltd

Established in 1998 in response to a growing demand for master planning and urban design skills down-under, David Lock Associates (Australia) Pty Ltd is a growing team of highly experienced project leaders and problem solvers with in-depth knowledge of the planning and design industry. They deliver effective services in strategic and statutory planning, urban design, expert advice and evidence, high quality plans and graphics.


Collaboration with ITP in Asia ensures that DLA continues to influence urban development across the globe.

david-lock-nordic2David Lock Associates Nordic

Our newest venture has taken us to Scandinavia, where we have launched David Lock Associates Nordic to promote the cross-fertilisation of ideas and expertise. With bases in Sweden and Norway, this Company is led by Will Cousins and Heather Pugh from our UK office and Odd Arne Blindheim, Håkon Iversen (Bergen) and Mårten Hedlund (Malmo).