AXIS is a chartered town planning consultancy with extensive local government and private sector experience with expertise in a wide range of planning services. AXIS has successfully provided planning and development advice in respect of commercial, residential, leisure and various major infrastructure projects including river flood defence schemes, marina developments, waste management, minerals and renewable energy schemes.


AXIS has considerable experience of the legislative environmental framework and has dealt with various environmental aspects of development projects. These include highways and multi-modal transport, minerals and waste, airports, boat transhipment facilities, power and renewable energy, water supply and waste water, flood defence, commercial and residential development. AXIS offers expert consultancy throughout the environmental field for both public and private sector clients responding to a frequently changing national environmental framework.


AXIS has developed a core team of chartered transportation planning and engineering staff to propvide focussed advice to development clients on all aspects of transportation planning. The team can provide advice on transport issues for a broad spectrum of residential, employment, industrial/waste, retail, commercial and public health schemes


AXIS is a chartered landscape architecture consultancy with extensive experience in a broad range of developments including public parks, open spaces and boulevards, commercial, retail and industrial complexes, highways, sports facilities, play areas, land reclamation and restoration, airports and urban regeneration.

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

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

Local & Strategic Planning: Transport Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Waste Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Statements of Community Involvement

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Local & Strategic Planning: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Archaeology

Conservation: Characterisation Studies

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Ecology

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Judicial Review

Legal: Public Inquiries

Countryside & Environment: Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Regulations)

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

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: National Parks

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: Wind Farms

Countryside & Environment: Wetlands

Countryside & Environment: Wildlife Centres / Trusts

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Car Parking / Access

Design: Crime Prevention Design

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Design: Characterisation Studies

Design: Design Layout

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village Design Statements

Health Planning: Cemeteries

Health Planning: Crematoriums

Health Planning: Health Centres

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Car Parking

Housing: Housing Needs Studies

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Mining

Industrial: Nuclear

Industrial: Oil & Gas

Industrial: Pollution (Air, Water, Noise)

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Information Technology: CAD

Information Technology: GIS

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Motorway Service Areas

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Rambling

Tourism & Leisure: Theme Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Tourism & Leisure: Visitor Management Strategies

Transport: Travel Plans

Transport: Transport planning and design

Transport: Airports

Transport: Buses / Coach Stations

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Cycle Ways

Transport: Motorways

Transport: Ports

Transport: Railways

Transport: Roads

Transport: Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Transport: Traffic Management

Transport: Trams

Transport: Transport Impact Studies

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Waterfront Sites

Urban Regeneration: Design

Urban Regeneration: Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Minerals & Waste: Mineral Local Plans

Minerals & Waste: Waste Disposal

Minerals & Waste: Minerals/Aggregates Extraction

Minerals & Waste: Quarries

Minerals & Waste: Waste Local Plans

Minerals & Waste: Mining

Minerals & Waste: Coal Mining

Minerals & Waste: Waste Recycling

Minerals & Waste: Waste Minimisation

Minerals & Waste: Oil & Gas Exploration

Minerals & Waste: Incineration

Minerals & Waste: Landfill

Marine: Spatial planning

Marine: Conservation

Marine: Energy

Marine: Land use

Marine: Ports

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Biomass

Renewable Energy: Anaerobic Digestion

Infrastructure: Transport Assessments