Goodwin Planning Services Ltd

NameGoodwin Planning Services Ltd

The Company

Goodwin Planning Services Limited operates throughout the UK, particularly in North West England and North Wales. The company offers a professional, confidential and cost effective service to developers, landowners and prospective purchasers of land and buildings. We are able to assist in optimising land potential through the planning system.

We work closely with other professionals such as architects, highway engineers, solicitors, barristers, landscape architects, ecologists and surveyors so that we are able to put together the right team to meet the requirements of the client and their particular development project.

Professional staff are qualified Chartered Town Planners and Members of the Royal Town Planning Institute with experience in both local government and planning consultancy.

Core Services

  • Planning and development appraisals

  • Design and Access Statements

  • Planning, Listed Building and Conservation Area Consent applications

  • Co-ordinating supporting information for applications

  • Negotiating conditions and Section 106 Agreements

  • Advice on permitted development rights

  • Planning appeals

  • Expert witness for public inquiries

  • Monitoring Development Plans

  • Development Plan objections and public inquiries

  • Enforcement Notices and appeals

  • Strategic land searches to identify potential development sites.

  • Design and Access Statements


Our experience covers the following areas:

  • Housing

  • Mixed use developments

  • Urban regeneration

  • Business and industry

  • Leisure and tourism

  • Retail

  • Brownfield / Greenfield sites

  • Barn conversions

  • Agriculture, farm diversification and removal of occupancy conditions

  • Green Belts, Green Gaps and open countryside

  • National Parks and Areas of Special Landscape Value

  • Nature Conservation sites

  • Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and TPO's

  • Preparing sustainability assessments under PPG3 and PPG13.

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Legal: Public Inquiries

Conservation: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Archaeology

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: Ecology

Conservation: Historic Building Restoration

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Liveries

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

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Rural Regeneration

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

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Wetlands

Design: Crime Prevention Design

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Design: Urban Design

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village Design Statements

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: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

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: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Shops

Retail: Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Cinemas

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: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Swimming Baths

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Cycle Ways

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Sport & Recreational Strategies

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Viabilities

Agriculture: Development Applications