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Limited Company | www.firstplan.co.uk

London Office
Bramah House
65-71 Bermondsey Street

Telephone: 020 3096 7000
Mobile: 07835 638 654
Contact: Tim Williams

Email: info@firstplan.co.uk

Website: www.firstplan.co.uk


London Office
Bramah House
65-71 Bermondsey Street

Telephone: 020 3096 7000
Mobile: 07835 638 654
Contact: Tim Williams

Email: info@firstplan.co.uk

Jane Gleeson BA BPI MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Sam Harper BA(Hons) MPlan MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Shirley Karat BA(Hons) MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Kate Matthews BA(Hons) MA MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Michael Mills BSc(Hons) DipTP MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mark Shearman BSc(Hons) MA MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Vilna Walsh BSc(Hons) DipTP MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Tim Williams BA(Hons) MA MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mike Woolner BA MRTPI  [ E-mail ]


Planning & Development


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


Conservation Areas, Historic Building Restoration, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Economic Development

Viability Assessment


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


Appeals, Investigation, Prosecution, Remedial Action


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


Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction


Schools Planning

Local & Strategic Planning

Development Briefs, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Local Plans, Planning Strategies

Minerals & Waste

Mineral Local Plans, Minerals/Aggregates Extraction, Quarries, Waste Disposal, Waste Local Plans

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Schools / Community Buildings


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

Tourism & Leisure

Cinemas, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Health Clubs, Hotels, Public Houses, Restaurants, Tourism


Car Parks

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes, Waterfront Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      20
Total Professional Staff      18
Chartered Town Planners      14

About Firstplan

Firstplan is a leading independent planning consultancy providing specialist advice on all aspects of town planning. Firstplan works nationally throughout the UK, with both private and public sector clients and has excellent relations with many planning departments.

Our approach

The success of Firstplan is down to the planning skills and expertise of our people. Our directors are among the most experienced in private practice and are supported by an excellent team. Every project, large or small, is managed by a Firstplan director.

Changing economic times and continued government reforms call for a different approach to development and planning. The emphasis at Firstplan is on finding creative ways to work within the planning system to provide our clients with realistic, viable planning solutions.

Planning services

We offer a complete range of planning services and can assist at all stages of the development process, providing a tailored approach to each instruction. Our services include:

• Planning Applications • Planning Appeals • Site Promotion • Heritage Planning • Site Appraisals • Community Engagement • Asset Management • Planning Enforcement • EIA Planning • Mineral and Waste Planning • Retail Planning • Planning Objections

The practice has expertise, experience and knowledge across all key planning sectors from major town centre regeneration projects through to small scale residential development with Firstplan Directors specialising in different areas of planning.

Example of Projects

A comprehensive portfolio of our work can be found on our website at Firstplan