We provide landowners, developers and investors with a variety of specialist planning services.

The practice prides itself on providing clients with clear and expedient advice to identify opportunities, planning risk and a tactical approach to securing objectives.  Our specialisms includes leading multi-disciplinary teams in navigating strategic scale development projects through the planning system.

Services include

Planning Prospects Appraisals

We provide concise professional opinions on the planning prospects of land/development sites to assess planning risk in a cost effective manner.

Project Management / EIA Co-ordination

We act as lead consultant co-ordinating multi-disciplinary design/project teams on complex planning projects including Environmental Impact Assessments.

Planning Strategy Reports

We devise and prepare planning strategy reports to help clients navigate the planning system.

Planning Applications

We prepare, submit and negotiate planning applications for all types of development.

Expert Witness and Planning Appeals

We provide expert witness services for planning appeal inquiries, appeal hearings and written appeals.

Strategic Promotion

We promote sites for development through the Development Plan process including providing evidence at local plan examinations.

Land Purchase/Board Reports

We assist land buyers with board reports and purchase packs to set out the planning context of the site, prospects for development and planning strategy recommendations.

Political Research and Engagement

We assist clients in understanding the political aspirations for development in local planning authority areas and engage directly with members to help crystallise findings.

Community Consultations and Stakeholder Engagement

We co-ordinate and host stakeholder events and public consultation events throughout the planning process.

Lawful Development Certificates and Changes of Use

We prepare and negotiate lawful development certificates and changes of use of land/buildings for a range of uses and clients.