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Pleydell Smithyman Limited

Limited Company | www.pleydellsmithyman.co.uk/

20a The Wharfage

Telephone: 01952433211
Fax: 01952433323
Contact: Mr Rob Price

Email: robp@pleydellsmithyman.co.uk

Website: www.pleydellsmithyman.co.uk/


20a The Wharfage

Telephone: 01952433211
Fax: 01952433323
Contact: Mr Rob Price

Email: robp@pleydellsmithyman.co.uk

Mr Rob Price BA (Hons.) Dip TP  [ E-mail ]

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team at Pleydell Smithyman Rob has nearly 20 years of experience in both the private and public sector. He has managed and delivered a range of development projects including significant EIA development for clients in England, Scotland and Wales including experience of Public Hearing and Inquiry work at appeal. His role also includes liaison with Local and Mineral Planning Authorities through development plan review as well as negotiating with statutory consultees and principal stakeholders. Rob is used to managing resources to budget, both internally at PSL including masterplanning, design, ecology and landscape professionals as well as an extensive network of external contacts he has built in his role.

Mrs Rebecca Crann BA (Hons.) MA  [ E-mail ]

Rebecca is a planning consultant with over 10 years post qualification experience. She has experience in the project management of planning applications and appeals and the promotion of sites through the local development framework system. Rebecca has extensive experience of report writing including planning and appeal statements, site appraisals and Local Plan representations and has had involvement in the writing, co-ordination and auditing of Environmental statements. Rebecca has been involved in arranging and carrying out public consultation events.

Mrs Kathryn Farden BA (Hons.) MA  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Diversification, Estates, Option Agreements, 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, Offices


Design Layout, Ecology

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Country Parks, Ecological Surveys, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Management Strategies, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, Renewable Energy Sources, Rights of Way, Rural Regeneration, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments, Wetlands, Wildlife Centres / Trusts, Wind Farms


Architecture, Design Layout, Masterplanning, Urban Design


Distribution and Warehousing, Offices



Health Planning

BREEAM Assessments


Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, Residential Developments


Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction, Mining, Site Design Layout, Waste Disposal

Information Technology



Schools Planning


Appeals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Area Development Frameworks, Community Plans, Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Minerals Local Plans, Planning Strategies, Statements of Community Involvement, Waste Local Plans

Local Authority Services

Development Management

Minerals & Waste

Coal Mining, Landfill, Mineral Local Plans, Minerals/Aggregates Extraction, Mining, Quarries, Waste Disposal, Waste Local Plans, Waste Minimisation, Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements, Section 75 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Public Participation, Schools / Community Buildings, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals

Renewable Energy

BREEAM, Solar Power, Wind Power


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


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Change of Use, Markets, Out of Town Sites, Shops, Site Design Layout

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Family Entertainment Centres, Golf Courses, Health Clubs, Hotels, Marinas, Parks, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Restaurants, Sport & Recreational Strategies, Swimming Baths, Theme Parks, Tourism, Visitor Management Strategies, Wildlife Centres / Zoos


Car Parks, Cycle Ways, Railways, Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Design , Housing Estate Masterplans, Rural & Village Schemes, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes, Waterfront Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      28
Total Professional Staff      17
Chartered Town Planners      4
Architects      3
Landscape & Environment Professionals      5
Management Professionals      2
Amenity & Leisure Professionals      5

Pleydell Smithyman Limited (PSL) is a multi-disciplinary team of professional town planners, architects, designers, ecologists, landscape architects and surveyors working across the United Kingdom out of offices in Ironbridge in the West Midlands and Glasgow in Scotland.

We are an established environmental, landscape and planning consultancy with over 20 years experience in the field. PSL can provide the following services to ensure development proposals are cost effective through efficient management of the necessary disciplines:

• Planning • Project management • Design and masterplanning services • Ecological services • Landscape services

PSL take an integrated and straight forward approach to planning applications and the Environmental Impact Assessment process that draws upon specific client and site requirements. Our in-house capability covers matters that can most influence the shaping of a development scheme and which can contribute most significantly to secure planning permission.

Internal skills are complemented by external support on other environmental matters and we adopt a flexible approach to the procurement of external support.