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Hepburns Planning Consultancy Ltd

Limited Company | www.hepburns.net

Cheeks Farm
Merstone Lane
Isle of Wight
PO30 3DE

Telephone: 01983 522100
Contact: Mr Glen Hepburn

Email: enquiries@hepburns.net

Website: www.hepburns.net


Cheeks Farm
Merstone Lane
Isle of Wight
PO30 3DE

Telephone: 01983 522100
Contact: Mr Glen Hepburn

Email: enquiries@hepburns.net

Mr Glen Hepburn BSc Dip (TP) MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Planning for over 25 years in both private and public sector. All aspects of planning work undertaken through the planning process. Particular interests include design, Enforcement issues, Project Management for larger schemes with retained development team and public speaking.

Mrs Charlotte Howlett BSc (Hons) MSc Spatial Planning MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

With extensive knowledge and experience within the private and public sector covering a variety of planning areas from small residential applications through to major housing, farm diversification and land promotion. Has a particular interest in Planning Policy and Rural Planning Issues.


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Development Viabilities, Diversification, Farms, Liveries, Planning & Development, Small Holdings


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, Design Layout, Ecology, Historic Building Restoration, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Coastal Planning, Countryside Access Strategies, Ecological Surveys, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Renewable Energy Sources, Rural Regeneration, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Strategic Environmental Appraisals, Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments, Wetlands, Wind Farms


Architecture, Crime Prevention Design, Design Layout, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Feasibility Studies, Funding Applications, Inward Investment


Distribution and Warehousing, Offices


Appeals, Investigation

Health Planning

Cemeteries, Crematoriums, Health Centres, Hospices, Hospital, Nursing Homes


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


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

Information Technology

Development Control Application Systems


Appeals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Community Plans, Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Statements of Community Involvement

Minerals & Waste

Incineration, Landfill, Minerals/Aggregates Extraction, Waste Disposal, Waste Minimisation, Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Mediation, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Planning for Real ™, Public Participation, Schools / Community Buildings, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals

Renewable Energy

Biomass, Solar Power, Wind Power


Housing Needs Assessments, Site Appraisals


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

Tourism & Leisure

Amusement Centres, Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Cinemas, Family Entertainment Centres, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Guest Houses / B&B, Hotels, Parks, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Rambling, Restaurants, Tourism


Airports, Buses / Coach Stations, Car Parks, Cycle Ways, Ports, Roads

Urban Regeneration

Blight, Brownfield Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      4
Total Professional Staff      2
Chartered Town Planners      2

Hepburns Planning Consultancy

Offers impartial, professional and honest advice on all aspects of planning proposals whether you are in the town or country. Including; site assessments, design and drawing work, and liaison with stakeholders.

Householder and business applications prepared and submitted, together with appeals and enforcement work, Listed Buildings and Conservation.

Planning can be a complex process and we pride ourselves in seeing applications through the process and keeping our clients informed at all times. With a wealth of associated consultees we are able to provide a comprehensive service including Flood Risk Assessments, Ecology Reports, Waste Licenses, Contamination Studies and Tree Reports that may assist in your planning proposals.

Fee arrangements are openly discussed and agreed with no hidden charges.