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WS Planning & Architecture

Limited Company | www.wspa.co.uk

Europe House
Bancroft Road

Telephone: 01737 225711
Fax: 01737 226311
Contact: Mr Brian Woods

Email: admin@wspa.co.uk

Website: www.wspa.co.uk


Europe House
Bancroft Road

Telephone: 01737 225711
Fax: 01737 226311
Contact: Mr Brian Woods

Email: admin@wspa.co.uk

Mr Brian Woods BA(TP) MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mr Spencer Copping BA(Hons) DipTP MRTPI  [ E-mail ]


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


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


Conservation Areas, Design Layout, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Coastal Planning, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, Gypsy / Traveller Sites, Renewable Energy Sources, SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest), Strategic Environmental Appraisals, Tree Preservation Orders


Architecture, Crime Prevention Design, Design Layout, Implementation, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Development Strategies, Economic Research, Feasibility Studies, Marketing


Distribution and Warehousing, Offices



Health Planning

Health Centres, Nursing Homes


Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, Eco-Homes Assessments, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Housing Needs Studies, Light Issues, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing


Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Mobile Phone Masts, Service Industry, Telecommunications

Information Technology

CAD, Internet


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

Local & Strategic Planning

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, Sub-regional Planning, Transport Plans, Waste Local Plans

Minerals & Waste

Landfill, Waste Disposal, Waste Local Plans, Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Expert Witness, Mediation, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

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

Renewable Energy

Biomass, BREEAM, Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Solar Power, Tidal Power, Wind Power


Feasibility Studies, Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments, Housing Needs Assessments, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals, Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries


Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Change of Use, Factory Outlet Centres, Markets, Shops, Site Design Layout, Supermarkets, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

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

Urban Regeneration

Brownfield Sites, Design

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      13
Total Professional Staff      11
Chartered Town Planners      2
Architects      5

Countries operated in: Europe

United Kingdom

The Practice

WS Planning & Architecture is an expanding consultancy established in 1992. We have an established team of Town & Country Planners and Architects offering professional advice of the highest standard.

We seek to work closely with our clients to develop an understanding of their requirements and to agree clear objectives to deliver the desired results. WS Planning & Architecture has a wide client base, which includes: house-builders, developers, local authorities, private individuals, community groups and residents associations.

The team is skilled in meeting the development and planning requirements of our clients. Whatever the size and nature of a project, we ensure that our approach is both co-ordinated and cost effective.

By pooling the expertise of our highly qualified planners, architects and technical staff in-house we provide design solutions that unlock the true potential of your land or building.

Our Preferred Partners initiative ensures that specialist advice required through the Planning and Design process can be dealt with quickly and efficiently to provide the best possible chance of success.

As the only practice in the South East to offer this unique approach, we are best placed to advise our clients from the start to the finish of their project.

You can now find us on Twitter (@WSPA), LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Instagram (wspa).

Range of Services

Our range of services includes the following areas:-


Appraisals, Applications, Appeals, Certificates of Lawful Development, Planning Enforcement Cases, Local Government Consultancy, Appearing as expert witnesses at Hearings, Public Local Inquiries, Court Cases (with, where necessary, direct access to the Planning Bar), Objections to Planning Applications


Feasibilities, Planning Proposals, Building Regulation
Applications, Urban Design Advice, Masterplanning


Strategic Land, LDF Representations, Local Development Framework (LDF) Monitoring, Housing Needs Surveys


Environmental Impact Assessments, Scoping Reports

Development Economics:

Site Searches and Referral Services, S106 Negotiations

Seminars & Training:

WS Planning & Architecture carry out Planning related seminars and are available to provide training on planning related topics