Concept Town Planning Ltd

NameConcept Town Planning Ltd

Concept Town Planning Ltd is an established independent firm of Chartered Town Planners with over 50 years planning knowledge and expertise in all planning and development related matters. Working across all types of development we assist clients on the following areas of work:

  • Initial project Appraisal and Strategy formation;
  • Project managing planning proposals from inception to delivery, including:
  • Pre application advice on the principles of development and necessary technical reports, including EIA Screening;
  • Preparation and submission of planning applications and Design and Access Statements along with compilation of accompanying technical reports;
  • Preparation of appeal documents and where necessary appearing at Informal Hearings and Public Inquiries acting as Expert Witness;
  • Advice on Permitted Development and preparation of Prior Notifications;
  • Negotiations with Councils on content of planning obligations (Section 106's);
  • Submission of further details required by planning conditions;
  • Enforcement notices and appeals;
  • Lawful Development Certificates - existing and proposed;
  • Planning Appraisal and Feasibility;
  • Local Plan site Promotion and Representations, through initial stages to Independent Examination; and
  • General development advice and strategy in relation to land and property assets.

We offer sound, practical and honest advice to all developers both large and small, property and land owners as well as individuals. We look further than the Town Planning process to promote your long term objectives in a pragmatic and cost effective way.

Through a network of tried and tested contacts we are also able to act as project managers where other consultants such as ecologists, landscape architects, archaeologists, engineers etc are required to support proposals.

Whilst based in Shropshire we have considerable experience of working across the whole of the UK.


Legal: Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

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

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Estates

Business: Change of Use

Business: Car Parking / Access

Business: Enforcement

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

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: House Extensions

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Judicial Review

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

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Motorway Service Areas

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Shops

Retail: Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Fast Food / Take Away Outlets

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Sport & Recreational Strategies

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Applications

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Local & Strategic Planning: Statements of Community Involvement

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Design: Architecture

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Retail: Site Design Layout

Local & Strategic Planning: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Business: Offices

Design: Design Layout

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Plans

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Orders

Economic Development: Community Infrastructure Levy - Evidence Studies

Economic Development: Community Infrastructure Levy - Examination

Housing: Viability Assessments

Housing: Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments

Local Authority Services: Development Management

Local & Strategic Planning: Duty to Cooperate

Local & Strategic Planning: Sustainability Statements

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan - Viability Assessments