We provide strategic advice and perform independent reviews of individual sites and property portfolios to ascertain development prospects and an overall development programme.
Advice on planning strategy and advocacy
We advise on the appropriate route for potential development by interpreting policy and applying this to a specific site and scheme.
Site promotion through the development plan process
We review emerging planning policy documents for sites or portfolios. We make representations and act for clients at public examination.
Preparing applications and managing multi-disciplinary teams
We stay up-to-date with changing legislation and policy regulation in order to identify the best way to achieve planning permission.
Evidence to support applications and local plan preparation
We have extensive experience of providing robust evidence to support the preparation of planning applications or forthcoming local plans.
Advice on planning conditions, obligations and CIL
We negotiate S.106 agreements and make representations on behalf of clients on draft community infrastructure levy charging schedules.
Planning appeals, call-in inquiries and expert witness work
We are highly experienced in presenting evidence at planning inquiries into all forms of development, infrastructure and energy projects.
Environmental sustainability - Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH)
We offer a 'route to code' service which provides an assessment of the CSH level the scheme is likely to achieve, offering practical advice on any necessary modifications.
Community consultation and engagement
We tailor our consultation programmes to suit our clients' specific needs.