Planning & Design Practice Ltd

NamePlanning & Design Practice Ltd

Planning & Design Practice is a leading town planning and architectural consultancy bringing creative, contemporary solutions to the challenges of living and working in the 21st Century. Established in 2002, we are highly regarded and have an excellent record of success. Our team of town planners and architectural designers can offer a unique service which combines town planning with the more creative challenges of architecture, design and sustainable development.

Key Sectors

*Planning Expertise

*Architectural Design

*Building Conservation

*Urban Design

*Renewable Energy

Our Ethos

As chartered town planners and members of the Royal Town Planning Institute we operate to the highest professional and ethical standards. Our core values are customer service, integrity, sustainability and commerciality, and we aim to build strong, lasting relationships with our clients as the foundation for our achievement.

Our Services

Using a blend of public and private sector experience, we listen to our clients’ needs and provide advice and innovative proposals in key development sectors, optimising the development of land and the creation of sustainable communities. We take forward;

•Planning Applications and Appeals

•Identification and Promotion of Land for Development

•Master Planning

•Changes to Listed & Historic Buildings

•Developments in Conservation Areas

•Advertisement Consents

•Section 106 Agreements and Certificates of Alternative Appropriate Development

•Enforcement cases

•Lawful Development Applications

Our Clients

Acting primarily for the private sector, we have a wide range of clients including householders, housebuilders, landowners, farmers, developers and businesses of all sizes. We also handle appeals and provide planning expertise to Local Planning Authorities. We have excellent relations with local Planning Officers and use our knowledge to maximise the potential of the planning system to the benefit of our clients.

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: 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: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Historic Building Restoration

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Legal: Advocacy

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Covenants

Legal: Judicial Review

Legal: Land Tribunals

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Legal: Public Inquiries

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Countryside & Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

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

Countryside & Environment: Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Regulations)

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Countryside & Environment: Code for Sustainable Homes

Countryside & Environment: Ecological Surveys

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Rural Regeneration

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

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Visual Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Wind Farms

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Estates

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Horticulture

Agriculture: Liveries

Agriculture: Small Holdings

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Viabilities

Agriculture: Development Applications

Business: Flood Risk Assessments

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

Business: Offices

Design: Design Layout

Design: Crime Prevention Design

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Design: Architecture

Design: Implementation

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Economic Research

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

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

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Health Planning: Cemeteries

Health Planning: Crematoriums

Health Planning: Health Centres

Health Planning: Hospices

Health Planning: Nursing Homes

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Boundaries / Curtilage

Housing: Car Parking

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Light Issues

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Housing: Flood Risk Assessements

Housing: Eco-Homes Assessments

Housing: Code for Sustainable Homes

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Mining

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Information Technology: GIS

Information Technology: CAD

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 75 Agreements

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

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: Site Design Layout

Tourism & Leisure: Sport & Recreational Strategies

Tourism & Leisure: Amusement Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Cinemas

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Family Entertainment Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Fast Food / Take Away Outlets

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: Swimming Baths

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Transport Impact Studies

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Urban Regeneration: Design

Urban Regeneration: Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes

Minerals & Waste: Mineral Local Plans

Minerals & Waste: Quarries

Minerals & Waste: Mining

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Enforcement: Prosecution

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Tidal Power

Renewable Energy: BREEAM

Renewable Energy: Biomass

Renewable Energy: Geothermal

Renewable Energy: Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy: Energy Efficiency

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices