What is a Planning Consultant?

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We just do planning

‘So… what do you do?’

The answer ‘I’m a planning consultant‘ can be met with either a blank expression or the subsequent question ‘Do you work for the council?‘. When the answer is no, it is closely followed by an only half-joking second question, ‘Do you hand over brown envelopes to get permission?

The truth is that we do neither of those things. We also don’t get directly involved in building regulations or highway matters.

We just do planning.

We assist clients with navigating the planning system. We seek to protect and add value to your property assets. We negotiate all aspects of the planning process on your behalf.

We have the experience and expertise to guide you through the maze, identifying any potential pitfalls and developing the most appropriate strategy to achieve your ultimate objectives.

Whilst we cannot guarantee approval, our input will significantly increase your application’s chance of success.

We will always recommend to clients that the sooner we get involved, the better. We can advise whether a development might be acceptable in principle and identify potential risks and opportunities before a purchase is committed to or before any proposals have been drawn up.

You wouldn’t buy a property without a survey of some form. If you are buying that property with a view to developing it, then we can provide an initial appraisal to avoid any nasty surprises in respect of planning matters.

Our size gives us the perfect balance of experience and responsiveness matched with a personalised service. To that end, we look forward to continuing to support you.

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