Bell Cornwell LLP

NameBell Cornwell LLP

Bell Cornwell Limited Liability Partnership is a wholly independent firm of Chartered Town Planners and Development Consultants which was founded in 1986 to advise clients on all aspects of planning affecting their land and property.

We offer a full range of planning services throughout the UK, primarily in Greater London and the South, to a wide range of developers, landowners, public sector agencies and development professionals.

Bell Cornwell currently employs seventeen professional staff and one in-house planning solicitor who assist clients to realise their project's maximum potential by:

Identifying and analysing opportunites for and the constraints preventing, the realisation of development;

Devising comprehensive and practical strategies to fulfill the opportunities and overcome the constraints;

Implementing the adopted strategy to a successful conclusion by way of planning application or appeal.

Environmental Assessment and sustainability analyses carried out by our sister company Bell Cornwell Environmental.

Scope of Services

Consultants on residential, business, leisure, countryside and related developments. specialist in urban and master planning and the co-ordination of major development proposals. Advising a wide variety of clients covering the following areas of work: Site identification; site development appraisal, Environmental Impact Analysis, promotion of sites through Structure and Local Plan process by written submission or personal appearance; preparation and submission of Planning Applications, Lawful Development Certificates, Listed Building and Conservation Area Consents; Negotiations with Local authoriites on Planning and Enforcement matters; Appeals by Written Representations, Informal Hearing and Public Inquiry including Direct Access instruction to Barristers; leading the development team.

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

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

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Estates

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

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Strategic Environmental Appraisals

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Statements

Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

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: Hospices

Health Planning: Hospital

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

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Technological Industry

Legal: Advocacy

Legal: Appeals

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

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: Minerals Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Sub-regional Planning

Local & Strategic Planning: Waste Local Plans

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Motorway Service Areas

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Urban Regeneration: Blight

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Applications

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Conservation: Design Layout

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Local & Strategic Planning: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Business: Offices

Design: Design Layout

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Plans