About us

The Practice was established in 1997 and has been built on our experience in local government planning departments, before starting out in consultancy.

We concentrate purely on planning advice, but if other services are required as part of the project, we have a network of trusted experts from archaeologists, ecologists to sustainability consultants, and highway engineers who we can bring in to help with complex cases.

We have experience in helping clients achieve planning permission for developments in residential and holiday parks; from large-scale residential developments, to single plots, and also new static and touring caravan sites, extensions to existing sites, to creating large-scale holiday resorts.

In 2019 we gained planning permission for 152 housing plots across estate developments to individual plots, 240 static caravans/lodges, and 153 touring pitches.

In 2020 we have continued the 100% success rate with permissions for a total of 404 new housing plots on developments and 103 caravans/lodges on schemes across the country.

Initial Assessment

We provide a free initial assessment. If you have a development project in mind we can provide guidance on your chances of planning success, consideration of your draft scheme, research the Council’s relevant planning policy, consult the Council’s records of the planning history for the site, and advise on any other expertise to be involved.

Outline Scheme & Consultation

Based on our findings from initials assessments we can advise on the type, scale, and details of the scheme. prepare an outline of the proposal to allow us to enter into detailed negotiation with consultees such as the council’s planners, the highway authority, and the Environment Agency.

Preparation of Application

Armed with the feedback on the outline scheme, we will prepare the application for submission to the council, monitor the progress of the application, deal with enquiries raised and make a presentation to the planning committee.

Contact us to start the first step. We find most clients prefer a brief, clear email report that answers the questions can we do this? If not, what can we do? And how soon can we get started?

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