Head of Planning North
What are you looking for?
The best outputs of the planning system bring valuable certainty and environmental quality.
Used creatively and positively our planning shapes great development and even better places.
Our expertise and experience of positive planning deliver successful results.
Our breadth extends across the whole spectrum of town planning.
Assessments of development potential, planning risks and ways to maximise prospects of success
Strategic advice on positioning development proposals to optimise the prospects of success
Advocacy of development proposals supported by strong and attractive graphic presentation
Including flexible hybrid and “masterplan” outline permissions for complex and large developments such as Development Consent Orders, Listed Building Consent and Footpath Diversion/Closure Orders
Seeking to allocate land or influence policy from initial representations to making the case at Examination
Strategies for promotion of retail development including addressing national policy tests on retail impact and sequential assessment
Co-ordination and project management of EIA, assessment scenario testing, consideration of alternatives, drafting ES chapters and peer review
Including place-making and spatial planning strategies
Including public inquiries, examinations, hearings, compulsory purchase, tribunals and Court proceedings
Review and advice in support of acquisition/disposal including advice on risks of judicial review and strategy for mitigating planning risks
Including preparation of Statements of Reasons in support of planned CPO, advice to those affected by CPO, all aspects of negotiating compensation, and Certificates of Appropriate Alternative Development
Preparation of plans to illustrate evidence spatially. Assistance with land searches, site assessment and the visualisation of property market, social and economic indicators.
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