Who we are
We help clients to negotiate the ever-changing and complex planning system to achieve the best possible outcome and realise the full potential of their investments.
We have unrivalled industry expertise and collectively, more than 300 years of experience. With proven negotiation skills and in-depth knowledge of the entire planning process to support you all the way.
We promise to provide you with a unique planning strategy, designed to meet your needs and to help you to achieve what you want. We will demystify the planning process so you fully understand everything as we go along. Answering your questions, addressing concerns and giving you clear information in a concise format.
Clear, realistic advice every step of the way
Our practical and versatile approach will try to solve your planning problems. By your side you will have an experienced planning consultant who will respond promptly to your requests and proactively managing everything for you so you can relax.
With our clear, realistic advice and problem-solving approach you will know precisely where you stand. If we don’t think something is going to work, we will tell you.
We work very closely with you, as well as the relevant stakeholders and Local authorities involved in influencing the decision making. We aim to provide you with accurate, impartial and effective advice so your proposal proceeds as smoothly as possible while building influential relationships with anyone who will be affected by it.
Our detailed understanding goes beyond just the policy, practice and the legislative framework for planning. It goes right to the politics and other key factors that influence planning decisions to deliver the best possible outcome for you.
If necessary, we can give direct instructions to Counsel so you don’t have to use a solicitor as an intermediary. We also have our own in-house specialist planning solicitor which can often save time and money.
We opened our original hub in Hampshire in 1986. Since then we have added a network of three additional offices in Buckinghamshire, Devon and our newest one in London.
As members of the Royal Town Planning Institute we offer the very best advice, backed by our professional indemnity insurance.
As we look out beyond our own sector and profession, to play a role in the wider communities of which we are a part, we are active members of:
Royal Town Planning Institute
Home Builders Federation
Chamber of Commerce
Women in Property
Urban Design Group
Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment