Our Services

Our services are delivered by chartered town planners and associates.

We provide policy advice, development management services, report preparation and research. We offer project and programme management, working alongside technical managers in other disciplines on planning, heritage and environmental consenting projects.

 

We have experience of working with developers, architects, surveyors, law firms, charities and local and strategic planning authorities. We work with other planners.

Development management
  • Planning regulation affecting property development e.g. site assembly, site appraisal and masterplanning

  • The effect of special designations e.g. heritage, conservation and  green belt issue

  • Infrastructure ('line planning') such as rail, road, flood defence, airports

  • Planning applications, design & access statements, Listed Building consents, environmental statements

  • Negotiating s106 obligations;  and community infrastructure levy (CIL) advice

  • Discharge of planning conditions

  • Sustainability requirements

from feasbility to delivery
  • Site planning information and history relevant to the development proposal

  • Environmental issues likely to be relevant to site assessment

  • Advice on the planning policy framework and special designations

  • Design including advice on architects’ and engineering drawings

  • Consultation strategies with affected neighbours and stakeholder groups

  • Advice on engaging with the relevant decision making systems

  • Strategic advice to minimise the risk of challenges to consents 

policy and representation
  • On Local Plans and supplementary planning policy documents

  • Public consultation exercises working with stakeholders

  • Representation at Appeals and  Examinations in Public

  • Preparing consultation responses to national and local government proposals

applying the law
  • Advice on case law, regulation, statutes and other legal analysis

  • Work with lawyers on joint ventures or other business vehicles for large projects

  • Solutions for site assembly where landownership issues feature

  • Instructing specialist counsel direct

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