We can provide services for planning authorities. This includes advice on major applications, policy proposals and planning appeal services.
We can support Councils evolving new business models for change, investment and growth.
help with strategic advice
We can provide strategic advice adding value to asset management reviews and site assembly exercises.
Councils can take advantage of low procurement threshold levels for an initial professional services contract. Councils are required to comply with public procurement regulations on the engagement of SMEs in service delivery. We work on frameworks with others.
public sector PAST experience includes:
London Councils such as Camden Council, Barking and Dagenham, Tower Hamlets and Lewisham Advising on numerous infrastructure developments including rail and mixed use development such as High Speed 2, the East London Line, low carbon energy infrastructure).
The Mayor of London (drafting London Plan policy, recommending planning consents, working with major stakeholders).
The London Assembly (drafting London Plan policy, preparing housing and planning papers for Assembly Committees).
Crossrail Ltd (obtaining planning and environmental consents and negotiating with London Councils).
The Metropolitan Police Authority (now the MOPC) (securing development consents).
London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (master planning).
support with project delivery
We can support your project with:
The production of planning policy documents
Project or programme management for large projects
Land management approaches and solutions that may involve legal agreements
Infrastructure planning options (e.g. housing, and low carbon energy)
Defending Council decisions including planning appeals and public inquiries