We pride ourselves on being genuine planning experts in the sectors we operate in. We don’t try to be all things to all people.

Instead, our focus lies in the areas where we believe can make a real difference for our clients and have a positive impact on the wider world by creating sustainable residential, business and leisure communities.

It means you get a team of planning consultants whose know-how is aligned with your world and who have real experience of achieving positive planning outcomes in your sector.

Our range of sectors

Commercial and Industrial

From offices and hotels to business parks and factories, we can get your development moving.


Whether affordable homes, large residential schemes or large bespoke dwellings, we can help you.


We specialise in planning for a wide range of renewable energy projects.

Sports and Leisure

From stadiums to sports centres, our planning team can help you achieve your goals.

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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