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Robert Doughty Consultancy Ltd

Limited Company | www.rdc-landplan.co.uk

32 High Street
NG34 0RA

Telephone: 01529 421646
Fax: 01529 421358
Contact: Mr Robbie Doughty

Email: planning@rdc-landplan.co.uk

Website: www.rdc-landplan.co.uk


32 High Street
NG34 0RA

Telephone: 01529 421646
Fax: 01529 421358
Contact: Mr Robbie Doughty

Email: planning@rdc-landplan.co.uk

Mr Robbie Doughty MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mr Lewis Smith MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mrs Elizabeth Curley  [ E-mail ]

Mr John Sneddon Dip TP MRTPI DMS  [ E-mail ]

Mr Mike Braithwaite MRTPI  [ E-mail ]


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, DEFRA - Consultancy Advice, Development Applications, Diversification, Estates, Farms, 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, Working from Home


Conservation Areas, Design Layout, Listed Buildings

Countryside & Environment

Code for Sustainable Homes, Country Parks, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Renewable Energy Sources, Rights of Way, Rural Regeneration, Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments


Architecture, Design Layout, Masterplanning, Tall Buildings, Townscape Impact Analysis, Urban Design


Distribution and Warehousing, Offices



Health Planning

Cemeteries, Crematoriums, Health Centres, Hospital, Nursing Homes


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, Code for Sustainable Homes, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing


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

Information Technology



Schools Planning


Appeals, Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Land Tribunals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

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

Minerals & Waste

Landfill, Minerals/Aggregates Extraction, Waste Disposal, Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

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

Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, Solar Power, Wind Power


Feasibility Studies, Site Appraisals


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Car Boot Sales, Change of Use, Shops, Site Design Layout, Supermarkets

Tourism & Leisure

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


Car Parks, Ports, Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Design , Housing Estate Masterplans, Rural & Village Schemes

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      14
Total Professional Staff      7
Chartered Town Planners      4
Architects      1
Landscape & Environment Professionals      1
Management Professionals      1
Quality Assured      BS EN ISO 9001: 2008

Countries operated in: Europe

United Kingdom

Established in 1984, the Robert Doughty Consultancy is a multi disciplinary practice specialising in development and design planning and landscape architecture. The consultancy works for a variety of private and public sector clients throughout the East Midlands and beyond.

The Consultancy boasts not only Chartered Town Planners and Chartered Landscape Architects, but also a Chartered Architect. A strong relationship with professionally qualified specialist consultants enables projects to be managed from inception to completion.

The Consultancy is a practice registered with both the Royal Town Planning Institute and the Landscape Institute. It retains Quality Assurance approval in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001:2008 for Landscape and Town Planning Consultancy Services and is an Investor in People.

Main Planning Services

The Consultancy provides town planning, landscape architecture and archtectural services to both the private and public sector with an emphasis on development planning, planning applications, appeals, countryside and landscape planning, and residential design.

The Consultancy is retained to act on the wide range of planning issues that includes

• The design of new development; the preparation and submission of planning applications providing a strategy for obtaining planning permission

• Dealing with planning appeals, both for the private and public sector, either by way of the administration of written representations or by appearance as expert witness at Hearings and Inquiries

• Environmental Impact Assessment, including both the carrying out of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments and their appraisal

• Dealing with called in planning applications; providing strategic planning with regard to the Local Plan process

• Dealing with enforcement issues

The company boasts a workload that includes new housing, new employment development, waste management facilities, new schools, a wide range of intensive agricultural development as well as seasonal workers’ accommodation, polytunnels for soft fruit growers and renewable energy projects notably anaerobic digestion plants.