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About Barton Willmore

Barton Willmore plan, design and deliver places that are commercially viable, sustainable, dynamic and progressive. They offer a range of services including town planning, masterplanning and urban design, architecture, landscape planning and heritage planning services to developers, house builders and councils.

The organisation have four core principles that every employee works towards each day; Collaborate, Communicate, Respect, Excite. Together they work to create better places to live, work and enjoy.

They encourage all employees to take part in the employee referral scheme, with financial incentives for referring new people to the business. This encourages the brightest and best people to the practice as well as those who share their values, culture and ambitions for the future. It also engages current employees in the recruitment process and helps to draw upon their one practice / team culture.

The leadership programme at Barton Willmore is a bespoke programme of training and development designed to support the career development and personal effectiveness of high performing associates and directors over the course of 24 months. The leadership programme is designed to support managers by providing them with tips, tricks and tools for engaging their teams.

What is it like to work for Barton Willmore

My Manager
My Manager
The performance of all managers is based on the performance measures which feature in their role profile and on the specific objectives agreed via the appraisal process. 
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The Leadership Programme at Barton Willmore is designed to support Directors and Associates in their career and personal development. It consists of two courses of away days and action sets. The course involves high quality, high energy, bespoke workshops and an evening meal with Partners to support internal networking, plus a confidential external coaching session based on 360 degree feedback and psychometric profiling. 
My Team
My Team
The organisation run interactive workshops in each of their offices, allowing all employees the chance to share ideas in relation to the Investing in People initiatives. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

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    50% / 50%

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