We pride ourselves on our professional knowledge and understanding of planning legislation and its process. We have a commercial realism and acknowledgement of how the construction and development industry works, and a thorough understanding of the role and value of the ‘community’ in the planning process;
- Comprehensive knowledge
- Commercial awareness
- Community understanding
We work across a range of project areas, advising on residential, commercial, industrial, urban regeneration and rural projects, educational, retail, leisure and heritage matters.
Services include; the preparation of all forms of land use and development appraisals; the preparation, submission and management of a range of planning applications and certificates of lawfulness; the defence of enforcement action; preparing, submitting and managing all forms of appeals; promoting land and property through the Development Plan system, masterplanning, preparing development briefs, and advising on Neighbourhood Plans.
We also run training programmes for groups involved with the built environment, ranging from introductions to the development control process to co-ordinating seminars on specific planning issues.
We have strong links with a network of related professional fields, including architecture and urban design, conservation and archaeology, transport planning and highway engineering, environmental and ecological consultancy, landscaping and arboriculture, building and quantity surveying and property management.