Planning Risks, Advice & Strategies

We provide robust and informed planning advice whether you are planning a new development, seeking a change of use, responding to an appeal or enforcement notice or seeking to influence the future context for your interests against development proposals by others.

Our work typically starts by giving you an honest appraisal of the likelihood of success against current and emerging planning risks. Crucially we then provide clear advice on how to enhance this potential. This may comprise a combination of approaches including: through design and the consideration of alternative options; the planning strategy and programme adopted; effective stakeholder engagement; or, where time allows making representations to shape future development plan policy or decision making.

The following projects provide a snapshot overview of the range of projects we have worked on but cannot cover every example. Contact us to discuss our experience relevant to your specific needs.


Bankdale Wind Energy

Stephenson Halliday took the Bankdale wind turbine project from initial concept through to planning approval.  This involved the following stages: Site search and constraints...