Hough Tullett

NameHough Tullett

The Company

Established in 1987 and operating in the North West of England and Southern Scotland: mainly north Lancashire and Cumbria "“ in particular the Lake District where the office is located.

Notable for ingenious and creative solutions, frequently resolving seemingly intractable problems and delivering substantive planning gain for clients.

Planning is the central pillar of a practice where core skills and competencies also include:-

  • Architecture:RIBA Chartered Practice: Mark Wimpenny RIBA

  • Structural engineering

  • Project management

  • Civil engineering

The practice's structural engineering prowess engenders a strong pragmatism to handling planning issues.

Main Planning Services

  • For LAND AND PROPERTY OWNERS: planning gain from changes of use and expansion of current operations including the identification of profitable latent lawful uses.

  • For CONTRACTORS, BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS: planning and engineering support at all stages from conception through to implementation.

  • For PROPERTY INVESTORS: advice on planning potential.

  • For HOME OWNERS: anything slightly unusual.

  • For PLANNING VICTIMS: practical assistance with appeals.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Planning advice and help central to a £100m+ business sale.
  • The substantial increase of pitches on caravan parks.
  • Several substantial (£3/4m+) large home refurbishment projects (planning; design; engineering and project management)
  • The successful application for a Certificate of Lawful Use "“ where the applicant had previously lost a Planning Appeal for the same.
  • The planning; design; installation and commissioning of a bridge in the Lake District National Park.
  • The successful change of use for a listed building.
  • Responsible for the Conservation Plan for Historical Buildings for the Dounreay Site Restoration Scheme on behalf of UKAEA.
  • Numerous successful Planning Appeals

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

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Ecology

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

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: Strategic Environmental Appraisals

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Rights of Way

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

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Wind Farms

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Design: Urban Design

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: Nuclear

Industrial: Pollution (Air, Water, Noise)

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Utilities

Legal: Appeals

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Car Boot Sales

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Markets

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Retail Impact Studies

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Town Centres

Retail: Town Centre Management

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Rambling

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Roads

Transport: Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Transport: Traffic Management

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Management Strategies

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Housing: Eco-Homes Assessments

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Enforcement: Prosecution

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Tidal Power

Renewable Energy: Geothermal