Landscape and setting are important considerations in getting planning consent.
We work with landowners, developers, design and build contractors, local authorities, and other institutions to achieve successful planning outcomes. We have worked on historic and listed sites, and are also familiar with the special processes required for Church of England land.
|We are experienced in all the following elements of planning and development control work:|
|Initial site appraisals||Visual impact assessments|
|Site promotion||Asset mapping|
|Church Faculty applications||Townscape assessment|
|Feasibility studies||Clearance of detailed planning conditions|
|Landscape heritage statements and statements of significance||Section 106 agreements|
|Pre-application advice and liaison with planning authorities and with statutory consultees such as Sport England, Natural England and English Heritage||Site monitoring|
|Public consultation – see Consultation and Community Engagement||Design guidance and development briefs|
|Planning applications||Green infrastructure appraisal|
|Design and access statements||Biodiversity assessments|
|Landscape character assessments||Biodiversity management plans|
|Environmental statements (landscape chapters)||Planning appeals, public enquiries and expert witness services|
|Minerals and waste planning applications||Trees and planning – see Arboriculture|