tailored solutions to complex challenges optimises assets’ value & growth

Commercial Planning Consultancy

We know that planning is a catalyst for all building and land developments, which is why we start by understanding clients’ strategic goals and then develop creative planning solutions for every stage of an asset’s lifecycle.

Our qualified team of Planning Consultants work closely with our market experts across the firm, to ensure that the advice we give combines professional planning expertise with a deep understanding of commercial and national trends, as well as local market sensitivities.

How we can help

Our core services include:

  • Undertaking pre-acquisition due diligence and feasibility analysis
  • Developing site-specific planning strategies which meet clients’ strategic objectives
  • Managing every stage of the planning application process
  • Liaising with Local Authority teams, statutory consultees and the community to support the planning application process
  • Providing permitted development and lawful development advice
  • Undertaking pre-application submissions
  • Managing planning applications and appeals
  • Making Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan representations
  • Advising on Section 106 and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
  • Providing Expert Witness at Planning Inquiries and Local Plan Examinations in Public and Land Tribunals consultancy
  • Discharging of conditions applications
  • Resolving  enforcement matters
  • Undertaking Environmental Impact Assessments

Our sector experience includes:

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Utilities
  • Infrastructure
  • Alternative Sectors 
  • Mixed-use schemes
  • Sustainable energy
  • Agricultural

Why choose our Planning Consultancy team

Our bespoke service ensures that every client receives a tailored service which combines expert advice with robust imaginative strategies, designed to realise their specific objectives. 

The team has a 97% approval rate on planning applications and clients say that they would (and do) use us again.

 Our team’s sole focus is to ensure that clients:

  • Achieve their strategic goals
  • Maximise the value of their assets
  • Access creative (planning) solutions to complex development challenges
  • Meet their Social Value commitments
  • Are able to optimise their Net Zero plans – where appropriate.

Contact the head of our Planning Consultancy team, Liberty Stones, today. 

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