BWCP, architects and planning consultants

BWCP, architects and planning consultants, is a small multi-skilled consultancy established 1972. Our work is varied: freeports, conversion of historic buildings, schools, industrial, housing, retail and visitor attractions. We lead the town planning and consultation strategy of our major projects.
BWCP designed the UK's first new apartment-hotel (Barbican), obtained permissions for a new condominium-apart-hotel at Aldgate East and for a 260-room hotel as part of a mixed-use development of Orbit House, Southwark, now Palaestra.
In Oxfordshire proposals for the Carmel College campus in 30ha of AONB; gave evidence to the local plan inquiry which has been recommended and accepted.
BWCP has been responsible for many live-and-work and residential conversions in Shoreditch, Clerkenwell and the City and currently working on major extensions to CurtainHouse Curtain Road and advising owners of Bath Place, Rivington Street. In Greenwich town centre our scheme for 6 town houses has been built, as have proposals for the Trafalgar Tavern. We are advising the main boatyard servicing vessels on the Thames and Dupond's specialist bakery on planning matters having given evidence to the Greenwich UDP inquiry Inspector. Recently adapted for new uses John Soane's Holy Trinity and St Mark's N Audley Street, both Grade I churches. In the City designed a new control room and HQ for the Port of London Authority on Sugar Quay jetty by the Tower. In Camden we have permissions for a canal-side site and an office building in Chalk Farm Road, both won following appeals.
Brian Waters, principal of BWCP is Chairman of the National Planning Forum since 2012 and of the London Planning & Development Forum since 1990, is planning correspondent of Architects' Journal and co-edits Planning in London magazine.

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Historic Building Restoration

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Agriculture: Liveries

Business: Change of Use

Business: Enforcement

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Schools / Community Buildings

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Residential Developments

Industrial: Light Industry

Legal: Appeals

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Shops

Retail: Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Swimming Baths

Transport: Airports

Transport: Ports

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Enforcement: Appeals

Employment: Offices

Design: Architecture

Overseas: Overseas Planning and Development

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Urban Regeneration: Design

Design: Design Layout

Design: Tall Buildings