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RPS Townsville

Level 5, Central Plaza
370 Flinders Mall
(PO Box 977)
Townsville, QLD, 4810

T: +61 7 4724 4244

F: +61 7 4724 4144


RPS has a long standing presence in North Queensland providing services in urban planning, urban design, survey, environment and landscape architecture.

Our industry leading local team has been responsible for delivering many of the region’s signature projects across all sectors including urban growth, infrastructure, resources, government and defence.

We can tailor our services for clients of any size, from smaller-scale developments through to multinational clients.

The RPS Townsville team can assist you with:

Surveying & Mapping
Urban Planning
Urban Design
Landscape Architecture
Environment & Water
Project Management

RPS’ broader range of specialist services can be accessed via this office. Get in touch to discuss how we can help you.

Key Contacts

Neil Roberts

Neil Roberts   |   Survey Manager  |   Send Email

As Survey Manager for RPS operations in Townsville, Neil brings more than 15 years’ experience in construction and land surveying in the United Kingdom. Working on civil construction for large concrete, drainage and road projects in the UK for much of his career, Neil now combines his skills in land surveying with his experience as a site engineer and  certified UAV pilot to service the needs of our clients in North Queensland.

Laurence Liessmann

Laurence Liessmann   |   Environment Manager  |   Send Email

Laurence is an environmental scientist with over 14 years’ experience in environmental consulting across Queensland. Experienced in environmental investigations and project management for a wide range of sectors and client types, Laurence has led environmental projects for mining, utilities, defence, urban development and all levels of government. His expertise covers numerous aspects of environmental consulting including aquatic/terrestrial ecology, water quality, contaminated land and acid sulphate soils.

Mark Carter

Mark Carter   |   General Manager - Townsville  |   Send Email

As General Manager for RPS’ Townsville Office, Mark works closely with other RPS staff across the full range of services to enable clients to make informed decisions and to achieve high quality development outcomes.

Mark is a Technical Director for the Planning Service Line and has been involved with a wide range of private and public sector clients undertaking a variety of development projects across North Queensland and Whitsunday regions, plus has previous project experience in South –East Queensland. Projects have spanned urban residential, industrial, marine/ports, extractive industries, mining and linear infrastructure. Mark has had an influential role undertaking strategic planning studies on behalf of local councils and other state government departments.

Matthew Bolton

Matthew Bolton   |   Urban Design Manager  |   Send Email

Matt has 14 years of experience as an urban designer and a further five years working within the architectural field. He is an experienced project manager who has led numerous medium to large projects from inception and throughout the delivery phases with particular focus on detailed design, construction and built form outcomes. As Urban Design Manager for North Queensland, Matt has concentrated his efforts on creating innovative and well refined design solutions across a range of project types suited to the North Queensland climate and marketplace.

Timothy Connor

Timothy Connor   |   Senior Landscape Architect - Townsville  |   Send Email

A passionate landscape designer, Timothy has over ten years’ experience in the landscape architecture industry. Providing professional services to many large clients working throughout the city of Townsville and beyond, Timothy has worked many of North Queensland's largest greenfield and infill development sites.