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Hough Tullett

Limited Company | 

St Andrews
Ambleside Road
LA23 1LJ

Telephone: 015394 44051
Mobile: 07768 244998
Contact: Kim Tullett

Email: kim@houghtullett.co.uk


St Andrews
Ambleside Road
LA23 1LJ

Telephone: 015394 44051
Mobile: 07768 244998
Contact: Kim Tullett

Email: kim@houghtullett.co.uk

Kim Tullett  [ E-mail ]


Barn Conversions, 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


Conservation Areas, Ecology, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Environmental Management Strategies, National Parks, Rights of Way, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Strategic Environmental Appraisals, Tree Preservation Orders, Wind Farms


Urban Design


Appeals, Investigation, Prosecution, Remedial Action


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


Light Industry, Mobile Phone Masts, Nuclear, Pollution (Air, Water, Noise), Service Industry, Telecommunications, Utilities



Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Renewable Energy

Geothermal, Solar Power, Tidal Power, Wind Power


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


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

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Guest Houses / B&B, Hotels, Public Houses, Rambling, Tourism


Car Parks, Rivers / Canals / Waterways, Roads, Traffic Management

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      5
Total Professional Staff      2
Chartered Town Planners      1
Chartered & Professional Engineers      1

The Company

Established in 1987 and operating in the North West of England and Southern Scotland: mainly north Lancashire and Cumbria – in particular the Lake District where the office is located.

Notable for ingenious and creative solutions, frequently resolving seemingly intractable problems and delivering substantive planning gain for clients.

Planning is the central pillar of a practice where core skills and competencies also include:-

  • Architecture:RIBA Chartered Practice: Mark Wimpenny RIBA

  • Structural engineering

  • Project management

  • Civil engineering

The practice's structural engineering prowess engenders a strong pragmatism to handling planning issues.

Main Planning Services

  • For LAND AND PROPERTY OWNERS: planning gain from changes of use and expansion of current operations including the identification of profitable latent lawful uses.

  • For CONTRACTORS, BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS: planning and engineering support at all stages from conception through to implementation.

  • For PROPERTY INVESTORS: advice on planning potential.

  • For HOME OWNERS: anything slightly unusual.

  • For PLANNING VICTIMS: practical assistance with appeals.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Planning advice and help central to a £100m+ business sale.
  • The substantial increase of pitches on caravan parks.
  • Several substantial (£3/4m+) large home refurbishment projects (planning; design; engineering and project management)
  • The successful application for a Certificate of Lawful Use – where the applicant had previously lost a Planning Appeal for the same.
  • The planning; design; installation and commissioning of a bridge in the Lake District National Park.
  • The successful change of use for a listed building.
  • Responsible for the Conservation Plan for Historical Buildings for the Dounreay Site Restoration Scheme on behalf of UKAEA.
  • Numerous successful Planning Appeals