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Ferguson Planning

Sole Practitioner & Associated Consultants | www.fergusonplanning.co.uk

Ferguson Planning
Shiel House
54 Island Street
Galashiels
Scottish Borders
TD1 1NU

Telephone: 01896 668744
Fax: 
Mobile: 07960 003358
Contact: Mr Tim Ferguson

Other offices in: Ballycastle, Glasgow

Email: tim@fergusonplanning.co.uk

Website: www.fergusonplanning.co.uk

Scottish Borders

Ferguson Planning
Shiel House
54 Island Street
Galashiels
Scottish Borders
TD1 1NU

Telephone: 01896 668744
Fax: 
Mobile: 07960 003358
Contact: Mr Tim Ferguson

Email: tim@fergusonplanning.co.uk

Glasgow

Ferguson Planning
69 Buchanan Street
Glasgow
G1 3HL

Telephone: 07586807973
Fax: 
Mobile: 07586807973
Contact: Ms Sarah Lapsley

Email: sarah@fergusonplanning.co.uk

Ballycastle

Ferguson Planning
61 Moyle Road
Ballycastle
Co. Antrim
BT54 6LG

Telephone: 07960003358
Fax: 
Mobile: 07960003358
Contact: Mr Tim Ferguson

Email: tim@fergusonplanning.co.uk

Mr Tim Ferguson MA(Hons) MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Ms Sarah Lapsley MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Agriculture

Agricultural Developments, Development Applications, Estates, Farms, Planning & Development

Business

Business and Science Parks, Change of Use, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, New Premises, Offices

Countryside & Environment

Code for Sustainable Homes, Environmental Impact Assessments, Renewable Energy Sources

Design

Characterisation Studies, Design Layout, Implementation, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Development Strategies, Economic Research, Feasibility Studies, Inward Investment, Viability Assessment

Employment

City Centre Tall Buildings, Distribution and Warehousing, Impact Tests, Offices

Enforcement

Appeals

Health Planning

Health Centres, Hospital, Nursing Homes

Housing

Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Housing Needs Studies, Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments, Residential Developments, Viability Assessments

Industrial

Light Industry, Site Design Layout

Infrastructure

Schools Planning

Legal

Appeals

Local & Strategic Planning

Area Development Frameworks, Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Development Plan - Viability Assessments, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, Greenbelt, Local Plans, Planning Strategies, Statements of Community Involvement, Sub-regional Planning, Sustainability Appraisal, Sustainability Statements

Local Authority Services

Contracted Out Services, Development Management

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Affordable Housing Viability, Expert Witness, Mediation, Planning Gain, Section 75 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

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

Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, Solar Power, Wind Power

Research

Environmental Impact Assessment, Feasibility Studies, Housing Needs Assessments, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals, Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Retail

Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Change of Use, Factory Outlet Centres, Impact Tests, Markets, Out of Town Sites, Retail Impact Studies, Shops, Site Design Layout, Supermarkets, Town Centre Management, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Hotels, Restaurants, Tourism

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases, Design , Housing Estate Masterplans, PPP (Public & Private Partnerships), Rural & Village Schemes, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes, Waterfront Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      4
Total Professional Staff      3
Chartered Town Planners      2
Legal Firms      Yes

Ferguson Planning is a Chartered Town Planning Consultancy established by Tim Ferguson, MA (Hons), MRTPI (Director & Owner) in 2012. The practice have offices in the Scottish Borders, Glasgow and N Ireland.

The Practice covers across UK & Ireland with a core focus in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England. A complete Town Planning, Engagement and Design service is provided to public and private sector clients.

Tim Ferguson leads the practice and is a qualified town planner with over 14 years’ experience having previously worked in both public and private multi-disciplinary consultancy teams. Tim has successfully led the management and delivery of numerous complex small and large scale commissions across the UK. He provides expertise in the sectors of retail, commercial, mixed use and residential planning. He is fully conversant in retail and development capacity and impact matters and currently is a volunteer for Planning Aid (Scotland) and to the Scottish Government’s External Advisory Group on Town Centres & Retailing.

Tim is supported by Sarah Lapsley, Associate Director who leads the Glasgow Office and Gary Farrelly, Assistant Planner.

Vision

At Ferguson Planning we seek to provide clients with an approachable and professional town planning service based on our ‘P.L.A.N.’ Strategy. We bring a ‘can do’ attitude that is tailored to our client’s planning and development needs. As a successful and highly experienced independent planning practice we will always go that extra mile to deliver.

Sectors

Our key sector expertise include:

Project Management Planning Applications Retail Development (Inc. Capacity & Impact Assessments) Town Centre Regeneration Commercial Housing Mixed-use Regeneration Urban Design/Masterplanning (in association with our preferred Design Consultants) Community Engagement Expert Witness Heritage Renewable energy Leisure Tourism