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R & K Wood Planning LLP

Partnership | www.r-kwoodplanning.co.uk

R & K Wood Planning LLP
1 Meadowfield Court
Meadowfield Ind Est
NE20 9SD

Telephone: 01661 825 008
Contact: Mr. Robin Wood

Email: info@rpwoodplanning.com

Website: www.r-kwoodplanning.co.uk


R & K Wood Planning LLP
1 Meadowfield Court
Meadowfield Ind Est
NE20 9SD

Telephone: 01661 825 008
Contact: Mr. Robin Wood

Email: info@rpwoodplanning.com

Mr. Robin Wood BA Hons, MTP , MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mr. Robin Wood  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, DEFRA - Consultancy Advice, Development Applications, Development Viabilities, Diversification, Estates, Farms, Horticulture, Liveries, Planning & Development, Small Holdings


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Business and Science Parks, Car Parking / Access, Change of Use, Enforcement, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, Lawful Development Certificates, New Premises, Offices, Working from Home


Conservation Areas, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Coastal Planning, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, National Parks, Renewable Energy Sources, Rural Regeneration, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Strategic Environmental Appraisals, Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments, Wildlife Centres / Trusts, Wind Farms


Design Layout, Masterplanning



Health Planning

Cemeteries, Health Centres, Nursing Homes


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Light Issues, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing


Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction, Mining, Mobile Phone Masts, Service Industry, Telecommunications, Utilities, Waste Disposal


Appeals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Waste Local Plans


Land use

Minerals & Waste

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

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Public Participation, Schools / Community Buildings, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals

Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, Geothermal, Solar Power, Wind Power


Feasibility Studies, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Car Boot Sales, Change of Use, Factory Outlet Centres, Markets, Motorway Service Areas, Out of Town Sites, Shops, Supermarkets, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Amusement Centres, Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Cinemas, Family Entertainment Centres, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Guest Houses / B&B, Health Clubs, Hotels, Parks, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Rambling, Restaurants, Stadiums, Tourism, Wildlife Centres / Zoos

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      2
Total Professional Staff      2
Chartered Town Planners      2

The Practice

Based in Ponteland in north east England, Robin Wood and Katie Wood are chartered town planning consultants, with 30 years combined experience, offering planning services throughout Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Cumbria and Lancashire to both private and public sector clients. The practice regularly works on schemes within local authority areas of Northumberland, Tyneside, Durham, Carlisle and Penrith/Eden. The company provides a comprehensive range of planning services such as: planning advice, preparation and submission of planning applications, negotiation and representation on behalf of applicants and third parties, planning appeals, enforcement appeals, public inquiries and appeal hearings. The consultancy can also undertake site search, selection and appraisal, preparation of development briefs, development plan monitoring and representation. Planning services to local authorities are also provided with work previously undertaken for Northumberland County Council, Northumberland National Park Authority, Lake District National Park Authority and North Tyneside Council.

The practice which was started in 2002, aims to provide realistic planning adivice and services which are specific to the objectives of the individual client.

Fields of Work

Planning work is undertaken in all areas with projects ranging from urban and rural built development, minerals and waste development and other aspects of land use. Previous developments the practice has worked on include, residential development, reuse of buildings, town centre leisure development, holiday accomodation, waste and recycling sites, mineral extraction, farm diversification, caravan sites, commercial manufacturing and storage sites, equine development, indoor climbing walls and outdoor education and leisure sites.