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IDP Planning

Limited Company | 

IDP Planning ltd
27 Spon Street

Telephone: 02476 527600
Fax: 02476 520424
Mobile: 07738427205
Contact: Mr Michael Jones

Email: mjones@idpgroup.com


IDP Planning ltd
27 Spon Street

Telephone: 02476 527600
Fax: 02476 520424
Mobile: 07738427205
Contact: Mr Michael Jones

Email: mjones@idpgroup.com

Mr Michael Jones B.A.(Hons) Urban & Regional Planning  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Development Viabilities, Planning & Development


Business and Science Parks, Change of Use, Enforcement, Lawful Development Certificates, New Premises, Offices


Characterisation Studies, Conservation Areas, Design Layout, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Townscape Impact Analysis, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Country Parks, Green Belt, Tree Preservation Orders


Architecture, Characterisation Studies, Design Layout, Masterplanning, Townscape Impact Analysis, Urban Design

Economic Development

Development Strategies, Viability Assessment

Health Planning

Health Centres, Hospital, Nursing Homes


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Code for Sustainable Homes, Housing Design Layout, Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing, Viability Assessments


Schools Planning


Appeals, Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Area Development Frameworks, Community Plans, Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Development Plan - Viability Assessments, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, Duty to Cooperate, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Planning Strategies, Statements of Community Involvement, Sub-regional Planning, Sustainability Statements

Local Authority Services

Contracted Out Services, Development Management, Local Plan Making

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Independent Assessor, Neighbourhood Development Orders, Neighbourhood Development Plans, Planning for Real ™, Public Participation, Registration of Community Assets under Localism Act, Schools / Community Buildings, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals


Change of Use, Factory Outlet Centres, Motorway Service Areas, Out of Town Sites, Shops

Tourism & Leisure

Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Hotels, Restaurants, Sport & Recreational Strategies, Stadiums


Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases, Design , Housing Estate Masterplans, Joint Venture Partnerships, Rural & Village Schemes, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes, Waterfront Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      3
Total Professional Staff      2
Chartered Town Planners      1

IDP Planning is a Chartered Town Planning Consultancy which has been established within the IDP Group which include master planners, urban designers, architects and landscape specialists. This enables IDP Planning to offer specialist planning services to private and public sector clients either independently or in conjunction with design and/or landscape expertise.

The company’s managing Director, Michael Jones, has over 30 years’ professional experience in all aspects of town and country planning, with a particular specialism for promoting and project managing both small and large-scale residential and commercial developments throughout the UK for public and private sector clients.

IDP Planning can provide advice on a wide range of planning related matters including initial site feasibility studies, planning applications, appeals, the negotiation and discharge of planning conditions, Section 106 Agreements, viability studies, enforcement matters, development plan submissions, neighbourhood planning, public consultations and site finding. All advice given is based upon providing a commercially aware, sound and reliable service to achieve the desired objective.