Pre-Planning Advice

  • guidance or recommendations concerning prudent future action, typically given by someone regarded as authoritative.

This optional stage in a project is particularly useful for larger schemes or sites with complex issues, but can be beneficial for all types and size projects. The early stages of a design can be submitted to the local authority for a reasonable fee, which will be followed by a meeting with the planners to discuss the project in relation to planning policy. They will then provide a written response that is a useful aid to fully develop the scheme or confirm the agreed strategy going forward.

We have a wealth of experience in presenting such information to acquire a constructive response from planners, so that the optimum design is progressed.