Based in Kendal, Newcastle and Glasgow, our chartered planners provide:

  • Initial feasibility assessments
  • Planning advice
  • Planning applications
  • Planning appeals

Our highly experienced team provide a comprehensive range of planning services throughout all stages of the planning process. From initial advice in developing proposals and undertaking community engagement, through to preparing planning applications, appeals and implementation of your permission we help you realise your development aspirations.

Our planning expertise covers a wide spectrum of development sectors, including minerals, waste, infrastructure and renewables.  Our planning teams are also specialists in residential, commercial, retail and tourism development.  Our presence in both Scotland and England means we are well placed to give advice on projects in both countries.

We provide planning services across a full range of project scales and sizes, from individual applications to large scale development proposals.  We are more than happy to assist with all your planning needs and approach all projects with a professional but friendly service to ensure the best outcomes for you.

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