apT

NameapT

apTs customer focused accessible services include professional help and guidance for:

  • Planning
  • Highways Engineering
  • LABC Building Regulations

and more specialist consultancy for:

  • Built Heritage Conservation,
  • Urban Design,
  • Ecological Conservation,
  • Development viability
  • Strategic Housing and
  • Recreation.

A Wide Range of Experts:

Our passionate specialists have vast experience of delivering development consultancy to individual homeowners through to large international companies, along with small to large scale residential and commercial developers, land agents and everything in-between.

We add lasting value to the people and environments we work with, achieving shared priorities for better places. Our in-house experts will speed up the development process accounting for every potential hurdle along the way, whilst always meeting the needs of our customers and the community.

A Holistic Approach:

Bringing together a variety of specialists we provide a multi-disciplined Accessible Planning Team that integrate planning and design to identify the key issues and provide a cost effective solution.

apT offers extensive planning expertise to deal with a variety of specialisms including: Agricultural and Rural Business; Conservation; Countryside and Environment; Design; Economic Development; Education; Employment; Enforcement; Health Planning; Housing; Industry; Minerals and Waste; Infrastructure; Appeals; Local and Strategic Planning; Renewable Energy; Research; Retail; Tourism and Leisure; Transport and Urban Regeneration.

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Local & Strategic Planning: Community Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Local & Strategic Planning: EIP (Examination in Public)

Local & Strategic Planning: Greenbelt

Local & Strategic Planning: Sub-regional Planning

Local & Strategic Planning: Transport Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Statements of Community Involvement

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Local & Strategic Planning: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Local & Strategic Planning: Duty to Cooperate

Local & Strategic Planning: Sustainability Appraisal

Local & Strategic Planning: Sustainability Statements

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan - Viability Assessments

Conservation: Characterisation Studies

Conservation: Townscape Impact Analysis

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Archaeology

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Ecology

Conservation: Historic Building Restoration

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Public Inquiries

Countryside & Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

Countryside & Environment: AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

Countryside & Environment: Ecological Surveys

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Strategic Environmental Appraisals

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Audits

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Statements

Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Rural Regeneration

Countryside & Environment: Rights of Way

Countryside & Environment: SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest)

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Visual Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Wildlife Centres / Trusts

Countryside & Environment: Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Regulations)

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Countryside & Environment: Code for Sustainable Homes

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Trusts

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Management Strategies

Countryside & Environment: Countryside Access Strategies

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Viabilities

Agriculture: Development Applications

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Estates

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Liveries

Agriculture: Small Holdings

Business: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Car Parking / Access

Business: Enforcement

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Business: Working from Home

Business: Flood Risk Assessments

Business: Offices

Design: Design Layout

Design: Characterisation Studies

Design: Townscape Impact Analysis

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Design: Architecture

Design: Implementation

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Funding Applications

Economic Development: Economic Research

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Economic Development: Inward Investment

Economic Development: Viability Assessment

Economic Development: Community Infrastructure Levy - Evidence Studies

Economic Development: Community Infrastructure Levy - Examination

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Plans

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Orders

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Registration of Community Assets under Localism Act

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

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: Nursing Homes

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Boundaries / Curtilage

Housing: Car Parking

Housing: Housing Needs Studies

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Light Issues

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Housing: Eco-Homes Assessments

Housing: Flood Risk Assessements

Housing: Viability Assessments

Housing: Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments

Housing: Code for Sustainable Homes

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Mining

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Information Technology: GIS

Information Technology: Local Authority IT Guidance / Systems

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 75 Agreements

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Affordable Housing Viability

Probity: Elected Member Training

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Research: Housing Needs Assessments

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Research: Environmental Impact Assessment

Retail: Impact Tests

Retail: Site Design Layout

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Car Boot Sales

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Markets

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Retail Impact Studies

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Town Centres

Retail: Town Centre Management

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: Tourism

Tourism & Leisure: Sport & Recreational Strategies

Tourism & Leisure: Visitor Management Strategies

Transport: Buses / Coach Stations

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Cycle Ways

Transport: Roads

Transport: Traffic Management

Transport: Transport Impact Studies

Transport: Travel Plans

Transport: Transport planning and design

Urban Regeneration: Rural & Village Schemes

Urban Regeneration: Housing Estate Masterplans

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Urban Regeneration: Design

Urban Regeneration: Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Urban Regeneration: Joint Venture Partnerships

Minerals & Waste: Waste Disposal

Minerals & Waste: Minerals/Aggregates Extraction

Minerals & Waste: Quarries

Minerals & Waste: Mining

Minerals & Waste: Coal Mining

Minerals & Waste: Waste Recycling

Minerals & Waste: Landfill

Local Authority Services: Development Management

Local Authority Services: Local Plan Making

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Enforcement: Prosecution

Renewable Energy: BREEAM

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Infrastructure: Community Infrastructure Levy - Evidence Studies

Infrastructure: Community Infrastructure Levy - Examination

Infrastructure: Infrastructure Planning for Local Plans

Infrastructure: Health Assessments

Infrastructure: Transport Assessments

Infrastructure: Duty to Cooperate

Infrastructure: Schools Planning