We provide a unique and trusted town planning and development advisory service which is the catalyst for delivering positive change in the built environment. As strategic advisors, our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team see the opportunities that others do not, operating at each and every stage of the property life cycle.  

Our national experts blend expert commercial and specialist knowledge with creativity. This is combined with commercial understanding and local knowledge of how places work and the contribution of sustainable development, enabling us to realise viable developments and create a sense of place. 

Combining leading-edge town planners, economists, development surveyors and environmental specialists, we create value for our clients through the formulation and delivery of commercially focussed planning strategies and by unlocking and accelerating schemes through the consenting stages of the development process, for viable and deliverable commercial, residential, retail, leisure and mixed use developments. 

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  • Strategic planning advice
  • Influencing policy – national and local
  • Site appraisals
  • Planning applications 
  • Planning appeals 
  • Expert witness
  • Stakeholder engagement  
  • Evidence base preparation and critical examination – housing, retail and leisure and employment growth
  • Monitoring policy and applications

Environmental and Sustainability

  • EIA screening
  • EIA management and coordination
  • Environmental Statements
  • Geoenvironmental Assessments
  • Flood Risk Assessments
  • Health Impact Assessments
  • Sustainability Strategies
  • Energy Strategies
  • BREEAM Pre-assessments
  • Stakeholder engagement

Development and Delivery

  • Viability assessments
  • Public sector funding 
  • Public procurement 
  • Public estate advisory and strategic asset management
  • Public-Private partnership and delivery vehicles
  • Portfolio strategies and value optimisation

Economic development

  • Socio-economic impacts assessment
  • Project additionality benefits analysis
  • Green Book assessments
  • HM Treasury Five Case Modelling
  • City centre and locality economic strategy and masterplanning 
  • Business Plan preparation


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