Nick Shute Associates

NameNick Shute Associates


Nick Shute Associates is a planning and regeneration consultancy, with particular skills in the planning of complex urban development. Projects at all scales are undertaken, from large to small. The range of projects tackled includes:

  • housing development at all scales from the single house to the large neighbourhood;
  • business, office and industrial development;
  • mixed use regeneration schemes;
  • regeneration of town centres;
  • the renewal of urban neighbourhoods;
  • redevelopment of previously developed urban land;
  • the planning and design of new settlements and large new urban development schemes.

The principal Nick Shute is an urban planner, with 40 years professional experience in urban regeneration and master planning in both the public and private sectors.

Nick Shute Associates offers the following services:

  • Urban planning
  • Urban regeneration
  • Master planning and urban design
  • New settlement planning
  • Project management
  • Infrastructure planning
  • Transport planning
  • Community engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Development feasibility
  • Planning applications
  • Promotions through the local planning process
  • Planning appeals
  • Public inquiries
  • Design and Access Statements

Legal: Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Strategic Environmental Appraisals

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Audits

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Statements

Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Planning for Real & Trade

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Housing Needs Studies

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Industrial: Light Industry

Legal: Appeals

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: Sub-regional Planning

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Shops

Retail: Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Cycle Ways

Transport: Ports

Transport: Railways

Transport: Roads

Transport: Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Transport: Trams

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Applications

Enforcement: Appeals

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Biomass

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Renewable Energy: Energy Efficiency

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Overseas: Overseas Planning and Development

Urban Regeneration: Waterfront Sites

Urban Regeneration: Design

Urban Regeneration: Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Transport: Transport planning and design

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Plans

Urban Regeneration: Housing Estate Masterplans