Alyn Nicholls

NameAlyn Nicholls

Established over 25 years ago, Alyn Nicholls is a Town Planning Consultancy advising on all aspects of planning including developing proposals, submitting applications, dealing with appeals and representations to emerging Development Plans as well as planning-related work in the Lands Tribunal and the Courts.

Headed by Alyn Nicholls who has over 35 years’ experience of town planning and development, the consultancy offers particular expertise in dealing with retail developments as well as mixed-use, leisure, commercial and housing schemes.

Our clients include some of the UK’s most well-known retailers, house builders and landowners as well as private individuals, financial institutions, local authorities and leisure operators. We also collaborate with a significant number of national, regional and local town planning and development consultancies to help solve their clients’ problems, particularly in relation to town centre and other retail schemes.

Whether part of a large development team or as lead professional advisors, we offer a high-quality service, enthusiasm and commitment strengthened by over three decades of experience.

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Legal: Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Estates

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Horticulture

Agriculture: Liveries

Agriculture: Small Holdings

Business: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Enforcement

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Business: Working from Home

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Schools / Community Buildings

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village Design Statements

Health Planning: Cemeteries

Health Planning: Crematoriums

Health Planning: Health Centres

Health Planning: Hospices

Health Planning: Hospital

Health Planning: Nursing Homes

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Housing Needs Studies

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Land Tribunals

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Local & Strategic Planning: EIP (Examination in Public)

Local & Strategic Planning: Greenbelt

Local & Strategic Planning: Minerals Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Sub-regional Planning

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Car Boot Sales

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Markets

Retail: Motorway Service Areas

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Retail Impact Studies

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Amusement Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Cinemas

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Family Entertainment Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Fast Food / Take Away Outlets

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Rambling

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Swimming Baths

Tourism & Leisure: Theme Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Tourism & Leisure: Wildlife Centres / Zoos

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Economic Development: Economic Research

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Applications