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J Rostron Solicitor & Chartered Town Planner

Sole Practitioner | www.jrostronsolicitors.co.uk

1 Hartley Crescent

Telephone: 01704 551414
Mobile: 07753 532763
Contact: Mr Jack Rostron

Email: j.rostron@tiscali.co.uk

Website: www.jrostronsolicitors.co.uk


1 Hartley Crescent

Telephone: 01704 551414
Mobile: 07753 532763
Contact: Mr Jack Rostron

Email: j.rostron@tiscali.co.uk

Mr Jack Rostron  [ E-mail ]

The practice’s Principal Jack Rostron, has over thirty years of planning experience in both the public and private sector. Jack previously worked for several local planning authorities. During his public sector career Jack managed the town planning (civic design) function of a number of councils. He now acts as a consultant for a variety of private sector clients involved in several commercial sectors, including; agriculture, commerce, construction, development and manufacturing. Jack also offers planning and legal advice to clients on matters relating to private housing.

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

Jack is qualified as a Chartered Town Planner, Chartered Surveyor and Solicitor. He graduated from Sheffield University.

Jack holds two part time judicial offices; Professional Member of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal’s Property Chamber and Legal Chairman (Judge) of the Welsh Assembly Governments Residential Property Tribunal.


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Development Viabilities, Option Agreements, Planning & Development, Small Holdings


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


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

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, Renewable Energy Sources, Rights of Way, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments, Wind Farms


Design Layout, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Development Strategies, Feasibility Studies




Appeals, Investigation, Prosecution, Remedial Action


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Housing Design Layout, Light Issues, Residential Developments


Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction, Site Design Layout


Advocacy, Appeals, Covenants, Injunctions, Judicial Review, Land Tribunals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Development Briefs, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt


Land use

Minerals & Waste

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

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Contractual Disputes, Expert Witness, Mediation, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements


Professional Misconduct Investigation

Renewable Energy

BREEAM, Wind Power


Feasibility Studies, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Site Appraisals, Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries


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

Tourism & Leisure

Amusement Centres


Transport Impact Studies, Transport planning and design

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases, Joint Venture Partnerships

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      2
Total Professional Staff      1
Chartered Town Planners      1
Chartered Surveyors      1
Legal Firms      Yes

At J Rostron Solicitor and Chartered Town Planner our aim is to help our client's proposals to achieve their objective.

We provide a broad based, cost effective, comprehensive and personal planning consultancy service. With a broad range of experience to draw from, and commitment to our clients, we offer a straight forward and direct route through the often confusing and complicated town planning system. The practice's aim is to work with you rather than for you, collaborating and keeping you informed at each stage of the process.

We have an established reputation for successful delivery. We combine delivery of successful town planning consultancy with one of only a handful of practices that combine services with that of a solicitor and chartered surveyor.

Following more than thirty years in the profession, we have well established and productive contacts with local planning authorities, local housing authorities, and related agencies. Our services are linked by joint working with civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, ecolgists and barristers in the delivery of a wide range of services.

From industrial development to town houses, flats to farms we are happy to help. Our aim is to simply made your plans a reality.