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Town & Country Planning Solutions Ltd.

Limited Company | www.townandcountryplanningsolutions.wordpress.com

Sandhills Farmhouse
Bodle Street Green
Nr. Hailsham
BN27 4QU

Telephone: 01435 830923
Mobile: 07813 831379
Contact: Mr Mike Pickup

Email: tcps@talk21.com

Website: www.townandcountryplanningsolutions.wordpress.com

Nr. Hailsham

Sandhills Farmhouse
Bodle Street Green
Nr. Hailsham
BN27 4QU

Telephone: 01435 830923
Mobile: 07813 831379
Contact: Mr Mike Pickup

Email: tcps@talk21.com

Mr Mike Pickup BA Hons Urban & Regional Planning  [ E-mail ]

A member of the RTPI since 1982 and have over 30 years' experience of planning in both public and private sectors.


Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Diversification, Estates, Farms, Horticulture, Liveries, Planning & Development


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


Conservation Areas, 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, Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments


Design Layout


Appeals, Investigation

Health Planning

Health Centres, Hospital, Nursing Homes


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


Light Industry, Service Industry, Technological Industry, Utilities, Waste Disposal


Appeals, Direct Professional Access to the Bar, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

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, Sub-regional Planning, Waste Local Plans

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Mediation, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Schools / Community Buildings

Renewable Energy



Land Availabiltiy Studies, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals


Change of Use, Motorway Service Areas, Out of Town Sites, Shops, Supermarkets, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Guest Houses / B&B, Health Clubs, Hotels, Parks, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Restaurants, Stadiums, Swimming Baths, Tourism


Airports, Car Parks

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites

Consultancy Profile

Countries operated in: Europe

United Kingdom

Planning Services

Town & Country Planning Solutions provides a range of services including:

Site appraisal reports and development briefs.

The preparation and submission of all forms of applications (for Planning Permission, Conservation Area and Listed Buildings Consent, Lawful Development Certificates etc.)

Planning statements in support of applications.

Submission and presentation of planning appeals by Written Representations, Informal Hearings and Public Inquiries (including Enforcement Notice appeals).

Development Plan representations.

General planning advice on procedures and tactics to resolve planning issues.

Planning research.

Examples of projects

Residential schemes (including affordable housing, sheltered housing, rest homes etc.)

Office, industrial and warehouse/storage development.

Re-use of rural buildings, farm diversification and agricultural dwellings.

Equestrian facilities and development.

Airfields and airport car parking.

Waste disposal and waste transfer sites.

Demolition and development in Conservation Areas.

Leisure developments including sports stadia, golf courses, squash clubs, racing greyhound kennels, and tourist facilities.

Retail development including food stores, motorist service areas, restaurants, and hot food takeaways.

Educational development for independent schools.

Hospitals and community facilities.

Householder development, including extensions, garages, garden buildings tennis courts.

Alterations and extensions to Listed Buildings.

Where development projects also require other technical expertise, Town & Country Planning Solutions can provide project management and introduce other professionals such as Architects, Landscape Architects, Highway Engineers, Surveyors, Ecologists, Arboriculturalists, Planning Solicitors and Barristers.