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Cass Associates LLP

Limited Liability Partnership | www.cassassociates.co.uk

Studio 204
The Tea Factory
82 Wood Street
L1 4DQ

Telephone: 0151 707 0110
Fax: 0151 707 0332
Mobile: 07765 701027
Contact: Mr Graham Trewhella

Email: graham.trewhella@cassassociates.co.uk

Website: www.cassassociates.co.uk


Studio 204
The Tea Factory
82 Wood Street
L1 4DQ

Telephone: 0151 707 0110
Fax: 0151 707 0332
Mobile: 07765 701027
Contact: Mr Graham Trewhella

Email: graham.trewhella@cassassociates.co.uk

Mr Graham Trewhella BSc, MCD, MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

30 years postgraduate experience, including eight years in a senior planning role at Merseyside Development Corporation. Graham has gained a wide range of experience in planning practice and the development and implementation of regeneration projects. The majority of the experience has been gained from working in multi-disciplinary teams charged with planning, programming, management and implementation of development projects.

Mr Peter Hamilton BSc, MCD, MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

19 years postgraduate experience in land-use planning and urban design within both local government and private practice. Peter has extensive experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams involved in promoting development projects through the planning process. He also has experience of managing and delivering feasibility studies, consultation exercises and strategic studies. He has appeared as expert witness at public inquiries and hearings.


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Diversification, Estates, Planning & Development, Small Holdings


Business and Science Parks, Car Parking / Access, Change of Use, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, Flood Risk Assessments, Lawful Development Certificates, New Premises, Offices


Ancient Monuments, Archaeology, Conservation Areas, Design Layout, Ecology, Historic Building Restoration, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation, World Heritage Sites

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Regulations), Coastal Planning, Code for Sustainable Homes, Country Parks, Ecological Surveys, Environmental Audits, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Management Strategies, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, National Parks, Renewable Energy Sources, Rights of Way, Rural Regeneration, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Strategic Environmental Appraisals, Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments, Wetlands, Wildlife Centres / Trusts


Architecture, Design Layout, Implementation, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Development Strategies, Feasibility Studies, Funding Applications


Distribution and Warehousing, Offices

Health Planning

Cemeteries, Health Centres, Hospital, Nursing Homes


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, Eco-Homes Assessments, Flood Risk Assessements, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Housing Needs Studies, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing, Viability Assessments


Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction, Mining, Pollution (Air, Water, Noise), Service Industry, Site Design Layout, Technological Industry, Utilities, Waste Disposal

Information Technology

CAD, GIS, Web & Graphic Design


Advocacy, Appeals, Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Community Plans, Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Planning Strategies, Statements of Community Involvement, Sub-regional Planning, Sustainability Appraisal, Sustainability Statements, Transport Plans

Minerals & Waste

Coal Mining, Landfill, Minerals/Aggregates Extraction, Quarries, Waste Disposal, Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements, Section 75 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Neighbourhood Development Plans, Planning for Real ™, Public Participation, Schools / Community Buildings, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals


Overseas Planning and Development

Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, Energy Efficiency


Feasibility Studies, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals


Car Boot Sales, Change of Use, Markets, Out of Town Sites, Shops, Site Design Layout, Supermarkets, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Cinemas, Family Entertainment Centres, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Health Clubs, Hotels, Marinas, Parks, Playing Fields, Restaurants, Sport & Recreational Strategies, Swimming Baths, Theme Parks, Tourism, Wildlife Centres / Zoos


Airports, Buses / Coach Stations, Car Parks, Cycle Ways, Ports, Railways, Rivers / Canals / Waterways, Roads

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases, Design , European Funding, Housing Estate Masterplans, PPP (Public & Private Partnerships), Rural & Village Schemes, Waterfront Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      12
Total Professional Staff      10
Chartered Town Planners      2
Architects      2
Landscape & Environment Professionals      5
Conservation Professionals      2
Management Professionals      4
Quality Assured      ISO:9001:2008

Countries operated in: Europe

United Kingdom

General Planning Services

A broad based multi-disciplinary Practice which can deliver the services of Planners, Masterplanners, Urban Designers, Architects, Landscape Architects and Ecologists throughout the UK.

We take an integrated approach to development issues and, alongside planning work, expertise can be offered in: *regeneration strategies and masterplanning *land remediation *environmental/public realm improvement *landscape assessment, proposals and management *development feasibility/design *building refurbishment/conversion
*ecological evaluation, assessment and management *architectural design services

Please refer to our website for details of current projects and services.