Robert Doughty Consultancy Ltd

NameRobert Doughty Consultancy Ltd

Established in 1984, the Robert Doughty Consultancy is a multi disciplinary practice specialising in development and design planning and landscape architecture. The consultancy works for a variety of private and public sector clients throughout the East Midlands and beyond.

The Consultancy boasts not only Chartered Town Planners and Chartered Landscape Architects, but also a Chartered Architect. A strong relationship with professionally qualified specialist consultants enables projects to be managed from inception to completion.

The Consultancy is a practice registered with both the Royal Town Planning Institute and the Landscape Institute. It retains Quality Assurance approval in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001:2008 for Landscape and Town Planning Consultancy Services and is an Investor in People.

Main Planning Services

The Consultancy provides town planning, landscape architecture and archtectural services to both the private and public sector with an emphasis on development planning, planning applications, appeals, countryside and landscape planning, and residential design.

The Consultancy is retained to act on the wide range of planning issues that includes

• The design of new development; the preparation and submission of planning applications providing a strategy for obtaining planning permission

• Dealing with planning appeals, both for the private and public sector, either by way of the administration of written representations or by appearance as expert witness at Hearings and Inquiries

• Environmental Impact Assessment, including both the carrying out of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments and their appraisal

• Dealing with called in planning applications; providing strategic planning with regard to the Local Plan process

• Dealing with enforcement issues

The company boasts a workload that includes new housing, new employment development, waste management facilities, new schools, a wide range of intensive agricultural development as well as seasonal workers’ accommodation, polytunnels for soft fruit growers and renewable energy projects notably anaerobic digestion plants.

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Local & Strategic Planning: EIP (Examination in Public)

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: Planning Strategies

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Land Tribunals

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Legal: Public Inquiries

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Countryside & Environment: Code for Sustainable Homes

Countryside & Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Statements

Countryside & Environment: Rural Regeneration

Countryside & Environment: Rights of Way

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Visual Impact Assessments

Agriculture: DEFRA - Consultancy Advice

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Estates

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Applications

Business: Offices

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

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Design: Design Layout

Design: Architecture

Design: Townscape Impact Analysis

Design: Tall Buildings

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Schools / Community Buildings

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village Design Statements

Health Planning: Cemeteries

Health Planning: Crematoriums

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: House Extensions

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Housing: Code for Sustainable Homes

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Information Technology: CAD

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Car Boot Sales

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Site Design Layout

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

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: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Ports

Transport: Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Design

Urban Regeneration: Rural & Village Schemes

Urban Regeneration: Housing Estate Masterplans

Minerals & Waste: Waste Disposal

Minerals & Waste: Minerals/Aggregates Extraction

Minerals & Waste: Waste Recycling

Minerals & Waste: Landfill

Enforcement: Appeals

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Biomass

Renewable Energy: Anaerobic Digestion

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Infrastructure: Schools Planning