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Goodwin Planning Services Ltd

Limited Company | www.goodwinplanning.com

The Old Church Hall
Old Coach Road

Telephone: 01829 752851
Fax: 01829 752857
Mobile: 07767358703
Contact: Mr. Stephen Goodwin

Email: s.goodwin@goodwinplanning.com

Website: www.goodwinplanning.com


The Old Church Hall
Old Coach Road

Telephone: 01829 752851
Fax: 01829 752857
Mobile: 07767358703
Contact: Mr. Stephen Goodwin

Email: s.goodwin@goodwinplanning.com

Mr. Stephen Goodwin BA(Hons), MCD, MRTPI  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Development Viabilities, Diversification, Farms, 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, Working from Home


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

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Country Parks, Environmental Impact Assessments, National Parks, Rural Regeneration, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Tree Preservation Orders, Wetlands


Crime Prevention Design, Urban Design

Economic Development

Feasibility Studies

Health Planning

Nursing Homes


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


Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction, Service Industry, Waste Disposal


Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Development Briefs, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Minerals Local Plans, Sub-regional Planning, Waste Local Plans

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Public Participation, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals


Feasibility Studies, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Site Appraisals


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

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Cinemas, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Guest Houses / B&B, Health Clubs, Hotels, Marinas, Parks, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Restaurants, Sport & Recreational Strategies, Stadiums, Swimming Baths, Tourism


Car Parks, Cycle Ways

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      1
Total Professional Staff      1
Chartered Town Planners      1

Countries operated in: Europe

United Kingdom

The Company

Goodwin Planning Services Limited operates throughout the UK, particularly in North West England and North Wales. The company offers a professional, confidential and cost effective service to developers, landowners and prospective purchasers of land and buildings. We are able to assist in optimising land potential through the planning system.

We work closely with other professionals such as architects, highway engineers, solicitors, barristers, landscape architects, ecologists and surveyors so that we are able to put together the right team to meet the requirements of the client and their particular development project.

Professional staff are qualified Chartered Town Planners and Members of the Royal Town Planning Institute with experience in both local government and planning consultancy.

Core Services

  • Planning and development appraisals

  • Design and Access Statements

  • Planning, Listed Building and Conservation Area Consent applications

  • Co-ordinating supporting information for applications

  • Negotiating conditions and Section 106 Agreements

  • Advice on permitted development rights

  • Planning appeals

  • Expert witness for public inquiries

  • Monitoring Development Plans

  • Development Plan objections and public inquiries

  • Enforcement Notices and appeals

  • Strategic land searches to identify potential development sites.

  • Design and Access Statements


Our experience covers the following areas:

  • Housing

  • Mixed use developments

  • Urban regeneration

  • Business and industry

  • Leisure and tourism

  • Retail

  • Brownfield / Greenfield sites

  • Barn conversions

  • Agriculture, farm diversification and removal of occupancy conditions

  • Green Belts, Green Gaps and open countryside

  • National Parks and Areas of Special Landscape Value

  • Nature Conservation sites

  • Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and TPO's

  • Preparing sustainability assessments under PPG3 and PPG13.