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Laurence Associates

Limited Company | www.laurenceassociates.co.uk

Lander House
May Court
Threemilestone Business Park

Telephone: 01872 225259
Mobile: 07725 021496
Contact: Mr Richard Marsden

Email: hello@laurenceassociates.co.uk

Website: www.laurenceassociates.co.uk


Lander House
May Court
Threemilestone Business Park

Telephone: 01872 225259
Mobile: 07725 021496
Contact: Mr Richard Marsden

Email: hello@laurenceassociates.co.uk

Mr Richard Marsden Tech RTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mrs Hollie Nicholls MSc MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Ms Gilly Slater ARTPI, AMIEncSc  [ E-mail ]

Mr John Salmon  [ E-mail ]

Mr Ivor Matthew Chartered Landscape Architect, DipLA BA(Hons) CMLI  [ E-mail ]

Mr Barry Gale CMLI, ARTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mr Jason Pledger MCIAT C.Build E FCABE  [ E-mail ]

Mrs Sarah Johnson Chartered Architect, ARB RIBA  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Diversification, Planning & Development


Car Parking / Access, Change of Use, Enforcement, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, Lawful Development Certificates, New Premises, Offices


Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Coastal Planning, Code for Sustainable Homes, Environmental Impact Assessments, Renewable Energy Sources, Visual Impact Assessments, Wind Farms


Architecture, Design Layout, Masterplanning, Urban Design


Appeals, Investigation

Health Planning

BREEAM Assessments


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Code for Sustainable Homes, Eco-Homes Assessments, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing


Light Industry, Service Industry, Site Design Layout, Telecommunications

Information Technology



Advocacy, Appeals, Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Injunctions, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Local Plans

Minerals & Waste

Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Section 106 Agreements

Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, BREEAM, Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Solar Power, Wind Power


Site Appraisals


Change of Use, Out of Town Sites, Shops, Site Design Layout, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Guest Houses / B&B, Hotels, Marinas, Public Houses, Tourism

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      15
Total Professional Staff      3
Chartered Town Planners      1
Architects      1
Landscape & Environment Professionals      1
Quality Assured      ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001

Countries operated in: Europe

Ireland, United Kingdom

laurence associates

planning/architecture/landscape realising development potential

An award-winning, planning-led multi-disciplinary practice offering town planning, architecture and landscape architecture expertise across the UK.

Our planning-led approach maximises development potential because all architectural designs are developed from an informed brief that has been considered by planning expertise, minimising the risk of refusal at the planning stage.

We offer value for money; a bespoke but realistic and achievable design potential and have a reputation and track record for success when dealing with difficult sites in respect of design and sensitive locations for planning.

RTPI ‘Small Planning Consultancy of the Year’ 2009 & Winner Cornwall Sustainability Awards for 'Best Managed Small Company' 2011

planning services include: site appraisals, EIA, applications and appeals relating to planning and listed buildings matters, Local Development Framework representations, acting as expert witness. There is particular expertise relating to residential and holiday accommodation proposals, and in respect of enforcement and certificate of lawfulness matters. architecture bespoke design services include: providing conceptual drawings through to drawings for planning and Building Regulations, 3D models, photomontages, animations and SAPs/Code for Sustainable Homes Assessments, project management, contract administration. landscape design and planning services include: LVIA, landscape and visual appraisals, discharging planning conditions, landscape management and maintenance plans, development master-planning, sketch designs to full hard and soft detailed drawings, garden design, sustainable drainage system design and green roofs.


  • Redevelopment of several large touring holiday sites with bespoke design luxury holiday homes
  • Innovative affordable/market housing schemes
  • Substantial extension to listed residential home in conservation area
  • Planning consent for over 333MW UK solar PV (Nov 2015)
  • Large factory extension in countryside
  • Conversion of buildings, including listed buildings, to dwellings
  • Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Development relating to 1976 planning permission
  • Rural occupation dwellings in open countryside not associated to agriculture
  • Removal of restrictive occupancy conditions
  • Negotiation of/amendments to Section 106 Agreements
  • New dwellings outside settlement boundary
  • Representation of applicants, interested parties, and local authorities at planning, enforcement, lawful development certificate and Section 218 appeals
  • Replacement dwelling in Metropolitan Green Belt significantly larger than original dwelling
  • Appeal allowed for high quality commercial development in edge of town location