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Arrowsmith Associates

Limited Liability Partnership | www.aaplanning.co.uk/

Conyngham Hall

Telephone: 01423 869547
Fax: 01423 799183
Contact: Mr Richard Clark

Email: info@aaplanning.co.uk

Website: www.aaplanning.co.uk/


Conyngham Hall

Telephone: 01423 869547
Fax: 01423 799183
Contact: Mr Richard Clark

Email: info@aaplanning.co.uk

Mr George Arrowsmith BA(Hons), MCD, MRTPI.  [ E-mail ]

Mr Richard Clark BA(Hons), DipTP, MRTPI.  [ E-mail ]

Mr Mike Croft MA, DipTP, MRTPI  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Development Viabilities, Diversification, Estates, Farms, Horticulture, Liveries, Planning & Development


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Business and Science Parks, Car Parking / Access, Change of Use, Enforcement, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, Lawful Development Certificates, New Premises, Offices


Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, National Parks, Renewable Energy Sources, Tree Preservation Orders, Wind Farms


Distribution and Warehousing, Offices


Appeals, Investigation


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, House Extensions, Housing Needs Studies, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing


Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Service Industry


Appeals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Community Plans, Core Strategies, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Planning Strategies

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Public Participation, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals


Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals, Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Change of Use, Out of Town Sites, Shops

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Guest Houses / B&B, Hotels, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Restaurants, Sport & Recreational Strategies, Tourism


Car Parks, Roads

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      4
Total Professional Staff      4
Chartered Town Planners      3
Architects      1


Established in 1983, Arrowsmith Associates is an independent local practice based in Knaresborough and working throughout northern and western Yorkshire and beyond. We work closely with other professionals such as architects, highway engineers, ecologists, surveyors, solicitors and landscape architects, to meet the requirements of each project.

Arrowsmith Associates deals with all aspects of town planning, including the following services:

  • Pre-application negotiations with local planning authorities.
  • Preparation and submission of planning applications, certificates of lawful use, etc.
  • Preparation and submission of appeals.
  • Advice on development plans and the preparation and submission of evidence at development plan inquiries.

Current & Recent Clients

Current and recent clients of the practice include:

  • Abacus Direct Ltd
  • Albert Hymas Ltd
  • Bridge Supply Company Ltd
  • Johnsons of Whixley
  • Kindercare Ltd
  • Goldsborough Hall
  • Greyfriars (UK) Ltd
  • Harrogate Area Construction Services Ltd
  • Hornbeam Park Developments Ltd
  • Ripley Castle Estate
  • Winston UK Ltd

Arrowsmith Associates also acts for private individuals, community groups and on occasions local planning authorities.

Current and Recent Projects

Current and recent projects include:

  • Office, Industrial and commercial development
  • Expansion of a large mushroom farm
  • Redevelopment of former auction mart
  • Holiday park development
  • Mixed use redevelopment in a small town
  • Greenfield and brownfield residential development ranging from single houses to over 100