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Line Planning Limited

Limited Company | www.lineplanning.com

63 Rivington Street

Telephone: 020 7281 6248
Mobile: 07718 588735
Contact: Liz Loughran

Email: liz.loughran@lineplanning.com

Website: www.lineplanning.com


63 Rivington Street

Telephone: 020 7281 6248
Mobile: 07718 588735
Contact: Liz Loughran

Email: liz.loughran@lineplanning.com

Liz Loughran LL.B MA MRTPI  [ E-mail ]


Change of Use


Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings, Townscape Impact Analysis, Urban Conservation, World Heritage Sites

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Environmental Statements, Green Belt, National Parks, Rights of Way, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Visual Impact Assessments, Wind Farms


Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Development Strategies, Feasibility Studies, Funding Applications, Inward Investment, Viability Assessment


City Centre Tall Buildings, Offices



Health Planning

Health Centres


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Light Issues, Residential Developments, Viability Assessments


Oil & Gas

Information Technology



Community Infrastructure Levy - Examination, Duty to Cooperate, Infrastructure Planning for Local Plans, Schools Planning


Advocacy, Appeals, Covenants, Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Judicial Review, Land Tribunals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Core Strategies, Development Plan Representation, Greenbelt, Local Plans, Statements of Community Involvement, Sub-regional Planning

Local Authority Services

Contracted Out Services, Development Management, Local Plan Making

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Affordable Housing Viability, Contractual Disputes, Expert Witness, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Public Participation, Schools / Community Buildings


European Planning Systems

Renewable Energy

Wind Power


Environmental Impact Assessment, Feasibility Studies, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals, Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries


Site Design Layout, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Hotels, Tourism


Airports, Cycle Ways, Motorways, Railways, Rivers / Canals / Waterways, Roads

Urban Regeneration

Blight, Brownfield Sites, Compulsory Purchases, Design , Housing Estate Masterplans, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      2
Total Professional Staff      2
Chartered Town Planners      2
Conservation Professionals      1

Countries operated in: Europe

France, United Kingdom

Line Planning is an independent consultancy specialising in urban development and infrastructure planning. Our work is providing services for the business community such as developers, consultancies, architects, surveyors, charitable and local authorities.

Liz Loughran, Director is a dual qualified chartered town planner and former solicitor. She is a Member of the Law Society. She previously worked for Atkins PLC, the Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, and City London law firms. We work with specialist associates.

What we do

We are active at all stages of the development process from policy and strategy through to design, site assembly, and the processes leading to planning permission. We specialise in the provision of advice where legal issues arise because applications are contested or further advice is needed e.g. for appeals, controversial applications, agreements, heritage and environmental sensitivities and land issues. We have expertise in London planning. We instruct barristers direct if required.

We assist with strategy, negotiations and applications for development consents. Experience includes successfully assisting clients with planning appeals, public inquiries and tribunals.

Previous experience includes masterplanning and planning policy proposals,development consents, transport projects e.g.HS2(mitigation and compensation), Crossrail, Thameslink, road and airport developments.

We can prepare, coordinate and advise on:

  • Planning statements

  • Environmental Impact Assessments

  • Design & access statements

  • The validity of planning conditions and legal agreements

  • Public consultation exercises

  • Appeals

Other project experience includes residential and mixed use development including hotels.

Clients include Camden Council, EasyHotel PLC, Century City Ltd, London developers requiring site appraisals and large objector groups. We have advised the Mayor of London and the London Assembly on planning and environmental policy.

Form of Service Offer

We work flexibly to suit the client need and occasionally provide services in house.

We have offices close to Old Street station in EC2. Our associates include heritage consultants, masterplanners, civil engineers, architects, energy consultants and public affairs specialists.