Shankland Cox is an international planning and development consultancy specializing in urban and regional planning, urban design, architecture, landscape, tourism and conservation. The firm includes urban planners, urban designers, architects, economists and landscape architects. It is recognized as a leading international consultancy with experience in more than 50 countries.

The firm began its consultancy services in the late 1960s as an involvement in metropolitan and regional planning studies and major housing development in the UK. This served as a logical base for the firm's major expansion overseas. Internationally the firm has completed more than 1000 commissions in the last 40 years for governments, international agencies and private clients in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia and Europe.

Shankland Cox has ongoing operations in Hong Kong, China, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and has undertaken work in the following countries: Australia, Algeria, Argentina, Anguila, Antigua, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, The Bahamas, Brazil, Brunei, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Dominica, El Salvador, Egypt, France, Honduras, Hungary, Guatemala, Jamaica, Jordan, India, Iraq, Iran, Ivory Coast, Indonesia, Kuwait, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, Macao, Morocco, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Peru, Portugal, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Soloman Islands, Sudan, Syria, St. Lucia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom and Yemen.