We are one of the UK’s most-respected planning and development consultancies, working with leading private, public and third sector clients on some of the most high profile and complex projects in the country.
With over 100 specialists based in London, Birmingham and Manchester, our capabilities reach every corner of the UK.
We engage actively across the political landscape – both directly with Government and on policy issues through appropriate forums – to create solutions that benefit all stakeholders. Our agile approach and integrated advice add clear value to landowners, the projects themselves and the communities where they are located.
We leverage our national and local understanding, as well as an appreciation of the risks and opportunities that each scheme presents, to devise innovative, adaptable solutions that meet our clients’ objectives.
Most of all we are about results, securing the best outcomes for you.
Covid-19 poses a challenge for planning authorities as they adapt to new circumstances and new working practices.
We are keeping their ways of working and mitigation strategies under close review.
Our summary tables, which we are keeping updated, shows our current understanding of the variety of approaches across the UK.
We provided planning and financial viability advice for the redevelopment of Land Securities’ Victoria Estate including Nova, a 1.3m sq ft mixed-use scheme of offices, apartments, retail and leisure.
We submitted planning application on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover for 27,500 sq m office and research accommodation, on a green belt site at Fen End, Warwickshire. The application was approved in 12 weeks and will create over 500 new jobs in the area.
We initially advised Stanhope on their successful bid to be appointed as the development partner for the BBC. We were then instructed to provide strategic planning advice for refurbishment works of the BBC Television Centre, which is Grade II listed, and partial redevelopment of the site.
We were instructed by HUB Group to progress AHMM designed proposals for the comprehensive redevelopment of the former Croydon Council building together with remodelling of Queen’s Gardens, the main public gardens in central Croydon.
We advised on planning, viability and affordable housing matters.