Ethical Partnership

NameEthical Partnership

About us

*The partnership applies its ethical and environmental principles in all its work *and has a client base of individuals, charities, companies and public organisations with similar values. Our clients welcome our unique and refreshing approach to helping them to manage and develop their land and buildings sensitively and profitably.

Planning Services

We are a forward thinking 'award winning' practice involved in delivering a wide range of mixed use, retail, sport, residential, industrial and energy related developments across the UK. We offer a bespoke and personal service including;

Site appraisal Review of planning issues relating to a site/property and advice/options on achieving development, land portfolio reviews to identify development options, site selection for investment.

Due diligence: risk assessments and valuation

Planning Applications Negotiation, preparation and submission of applications, planning statements, associated impacts statements, Design and Access Statements

Representation of interests During local plan consultations and master planning

Appeals & Inquiries Preparation of statements and representation

Permitted development In an ever changing system we can help you understand what you can develop without the need for permission

Expert witness Statements and appearances

Environmental Statements Screening, scoping, commissioning and preparing for major infrastructure developments that require Environmental Impact Assessments

Representation of interests during local plan consultations and master planning.

Neighbourhood Planning advising and supporting local authorities, community and parish councils

Planning Obligations and Agreements Negotiations, preparation and advice

Community Consultation Advising clients on the benefits and need for engagement with local stakeholders as part of forward planning or planning applications we will then design, facilitate and report on the outcomes

Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland We work in all the devolved administrations.

Architecture, urban design and surveying services Provided in support of our planning services.

Energy & Climate Change Planning permission & permits for Biomass power stations, PV Solar Farms, and act for a wide range of clients across all the renewable sectors.

Accessibility & Inclusive Design Our services focus on the application of robust research to make improvements to the built environment, particularly for those in wheelchairs or with other special access needs. This includes appraisals for the cultural sector, including Heritage Lottery Fund projects; consultation on access at design and planning stages of development; access audits for the public realm including streets, shops, churches; and community consultation, enabling disabled people to contribute to informed decision-making.

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: Transport Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Waste Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Local & Strategic Planning: Statements of Community Involvement

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

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: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Archaeology

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Ecology

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Legal: Public Inquiries

Legal: Advocacy

Legal: Appeals

Countryside & Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

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

Countryside & Environment: Coastal Planning

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Trusts

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Management Strategies

Countryside & Environment: Countryside Access Strategies

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

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: Wind Farms

Countryside & Environment: Wetlands

Countryside & Environment: Wildlife Centres / Trusts

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Estates

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Liveries

Agriculture: Small Holdings

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Applications

Business: Flood Risk Assessments

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: Offices

Design: Design Layout

Design: Architecture

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Funding Applications

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Economic Development: Viability Assessment

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

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Planning for Real & Trade

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: Health Centres

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

Housing: Flood Risk Assessements

Housing: Eco-Homes Assessments

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Housing: Viability Assessments

Housing: Code for Sustainable Homes

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Mining

Industrial: Oil & Gas

Industrial: Pollution (Air, Water, Noise)

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Information Technology: CAD

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 75 Agreements

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Overseas: European Planning Systems

Overseas: Other Planning Systems

Research: Housing Needs Assessments

Research: Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Research: Environmental Impact Assessment

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Markets

Retail: Retail Impact Studies

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Town Centres

Retail: Town Centre Management

Retail: Site Design Layout

Tourism & Leisure: Visitor Management Strategies

Tourism & Leisure: Amusement 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: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Theme Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Tourism & Leisure: Wildlife Centres / Zoos

Transport: Airports

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Ports

Transport: Railways

Transport: Roads

Transport: Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Transport: Traffic Management

Transport: Transport Impact Studies

Transport: Travel Plans

Urban Regeneration: Waterfront Sites

Urban Regeneration: Design

Urban Regeneration: Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Urban Regeneration: Joint Venture Partnerships

Urban Regeneration: Rural & Village Schemes

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Urban Regeneration: European Funding

Urban Regeneration: PPP (Public & Private Partnerships)

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: Waste Recycling

Minerals & Waste: Waste Minimisation

Minerals & Waste: Incineration

Minerals & Waste: Landfill

Local Authority Services: Development Management

Local Authority Services: Local Plan Making

Local Authority Services: Contracted Out Services

Renewable Energy: Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Tidal Power

Renewable Energy: BREEAM

Renewable Energy: Biomass

Renewable Energy: Geothermal

Renewable Energy: Energy Efficiency

Employment: City Centre Tall Buildings

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Infrastructure: Infrastructure Planning for Local Plans

Infrastructure: Health Assessments

Infrastructure: Transport Assessments