Planning consultants that get development moving

Our planning consultants are here to help you navigate through the planning system and overcome what can be one of the biggest challenges you will face as a developer or landowner.

And in our fast-changing and fragile world, creating development that has good outcomes for both people and planet is essential.

It’s why our planning consultants take a pragmatic and proactive approach to supporting our clients, offering you high-quality, professional planning advice that can make the difference between success and failure.

We’re focused on finding ways to help you maximise the financial value of your development and helping you deliver positive social and environmental outcomes too.

It’s how we’ve built strong, lasting relationships with our clients and partners. We have a dedicated team of planning consultants, advising clients across the UK on a diverse array of projects in energy, commercial and industrial, housing and sports and leisure.

Whether it’s undertaking a development appraisal, submitting planning applications, conducting public consultations, or managing a planning appeal, we can help.

Our planning services

Development appraisal

Helping you understand the potential for development.

Planning strategies

Devising a successful route through the planning system.

Pre-application advice

Working with local authorities to understand opportunities and limitations .

Planning applications

Managing and co-ordination the whole application process.

Public consultation

Working with stakeholders and consultees to inform better planning.

Planning appeals and inquiries

Contesting planning decisions to get the right result.

Development plan representations

Helping to inform local planning policy and the development plan process.

Environmental Impact Assessment

Understanding and mitigating environmental risks posed by development.

Who we work for

“The team at PWA Planning make negotiating the planning system a much smoother experience. They always deal with matters in a professional and timely manner and are extremely proactive in negotiations with the planning authority. They have a strong reputation and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to others.”

John Winstanley, Story Homes

“PWA Planning have been our ‘go to’ planning consultants for many years on varying projects. Their knowledge of the vagaries within the planning system are invaluable ensuring that any advice given can be relied upon to secure the best possible outcome.”

Simon Baxter, Primas Law

“PWA Planning have been with us from the start of our journey at AFC Fylde. They approach all our projects with professionalism, flexibility and a can-do attitude. Their knowledge of the planning system and expert advice is second to none.”

David Haythornthwaite, Mill Farm Sports Village

“I have engaged with PWA Planning on many residential development sites. Their knowledge of the planning system is exemplary, and they have an excellent track record of securing planning consents on our sites. I would recommend PWA without hesitation.”

Richard Calderbank, Applethwaite Homes

“We have worked with PWA Planning for many years and have always found them to be approachable, knowledgeable and effective, navigating difficult projects with ease and professionalism. I would highly recommend PWA to anyone who needs expert planning advice and guidance.”

Phil Wooliscroft, Eddisons

“Paul and his team offer us that rare mix of high-quality planning advice with accessibility and tenacity, to take on the challenges the modern planning system presents. We enjoy the professional and friendly service and hope PWA will long be part of our wider development team.”

Alex Kenwright, EG Group

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