Delivering enduring project solutions for challenging places


Our planning team provides a range of services to a variety of clients. These services can either be stand-alone or joined with our expertise in regeneration, urban design, architecture and construction. Our clients include individuals, businesses, landowners, public and not-for-profit organisations, developers and institutions across the UK.

Our service is founded on professionalism and underpinned by the knowledge and skills of our senior professionals, support planners and researchers. This includes strong experience and an understanding of the workings of local authorities at officer and councillor level. We also know what is needed to ensure effective engagement with other stakeholders. Together, these things enable us to identify what needs to be done to fulfil client briefs.

The planning services we provide are set within a strong ethos of project and quality management. This helps to bring clarity to the programme and to identify and mitigate planning risks. This approach also provides our clients with project leadership and ensures the right inputs at the right time.

The hallmarks of our service are breadth, depth and attention to the particular requirements of each project to find solutions and deliver positive outcomes. Our clients also appreciate the clarity of purpose and presentation that we bring to every project.

Our services include:

  • General planning advice
  • Planning feasibility assessment
  • Pre-application submissions and negotiation
  • Planning applications
  • Planning inquiries & appeals
  • Discharge of planning conditions and S106 advice
  • Negotiation of planning obligations
  • Planning and delivery strategy
  • Development Plan Representations
  • Socio-economic research and analysis
  • Site Promotion and Development Briefs
  • Spatial planning
  • Neighbourhood planning
  • Heritage assets planning and Expert Witness
  • EIA co-ordination
  • Public consultation and involvement