Our team has a solid understanding of planning law, policy, and procedure as well as an appreciation for the importance of good architecture and urban design. Working across the development sectors, we can fully support you throughout every stage of the planning process with professionalism and integrity.
Our knowledge of the planning system helps us to maximise the potential of your project, and allows us to resolve any issues that might arise.
Site and Development Appraisal
Assessing matters from first principles we undertake a baseline analysis, weighing up the risks and identifying the opportunities for your project. Our appraisals are prepared in the context of and informed by up to date planning policy, procedure and law.
Development and Planning Strategies
We can devise an appropriate planning, design and development strategy, to inform your decision-making before ever reaching the application stage. Our response to each site and development opportunity is entirely bespoke and tailored to your needs and aspirations.
Advocate for Case Making
Whether it is a planning appeal, a pre-application enquiry or a planning application, we can advocate on your behalf, managing dialogue with local authorities and other stakeholders, helping you navigate the planning process successfully.
We deal with all types of planning application, working across the development sectors, from small scale residential (including single dwellings) to large scale regeneration. Our team has particular expertise in dealing with urban regeneration projects and greenfield and Green Belt sites. We are also adept at dealing with projects that are heritage focused.
Our team is adept at promoting development opportunities through the development plan preparation process, helping release a site's development potential.
Environmental Impact Assessments
We can procure the components of and prepare an Environmental Impact Assessment, if needed, in support of your planning application.
We provide an expert witness service, to assist with public enquires, hearings, tribunals and court proceedings. We have a proven track record of holding local authorities to account.
Planning Due Diligence
We offer support and advice on acquisitions and disposals, identifying any planning risks that might affect your project.