plande: professional & personalised planning services

plande are proactive planning professionals.

Development enablers, Plande planning services achieve permission for your project. With an impressive track record across the UK, dating from our inception in 2007, we get results where others have failed.

Because at Plande, we do things a little differently.

Small enough to provide a personal service and large enough to have the essential contacts and experience, we manage your project creatively and comprehensively. A bespoke approach that boosts your chances of success.

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Every planning service covered

Appeals

For all written representation, hearing & local inquiry appeals

Applications

High-quality, robust planning applications

Permission

Improving your chances of obtaining planning permission

Statements

To support and justify your application or appeal

Why choose plande planning services?

Planning by Design

Good design can help unlock planning permission, add value to your project and help speed up the process.

Planning for Development

Obtaining suitable, appropriate, timely and cost-effective practical consents.

Proven Success

We love a good challenge. We achieve permission where others have failed. Is your Local Authority difficult to work with? We’re used to it – bring it on.

Pragmatic

No-nonsense advice. We get to the heart of the issue and develop achievable strategies to unlock each problem, however complicated.

Providing national coverage & Expertise

Working with local and internationally based clients, we bring a wider appreciation of national trends and precedents to add to the specifics of the local policies and circumstances.

Personal and Professional Service

A dedicated Project Manager for each project; giving you a single point of contact throughout the process.

We have every sector covered

Commercial

Covering all commercial and business uses including changes of use, extensions and new builds. Please see the relevant page for more information.

B1 (Offices and R&D), B2 (General Industrial), B8 (Storage and Distribution).

Public Buildings

D1 (Non-residential Institutions) including health centres, clinics, day nurseries/ creches, training or education centres (including schools), art galleries, museums, libraries, halls, churches/ places of worship etc.

D2 (Assembly & Leisure) including cinemas, concert, music, bingo and dance halls, gymnasiums, sports, swimming baths etc.

Retail

A1 Retail and Shops that you would expect to see on a general High Street including hairdressers, sandwich bars, retail warehouses, pet shops, dry cleaners, travel agents etc

A2 Financial & Professional Services including banks, building societies, estate agents, employment agencies and professional services

A3 Restaurant & Cafes for consumption on the premises

A4 Drinking Establishments for example Pubs and wine bars

A5 Hot Food Takeaways for consumption off the premises

Other

Other projects not covered by the main use classes including Green Belt, Rural Development and Mixed Use as well as Sui Generis

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Working alongside an extensive network of specialists, Plande planning services gives you more than just high-quality advice from experienced professionals.

You’ll get fresh, creative insights into your project. A perspective that aims to get results every time.

We offer development-focused planning services for developers, landowners, businesses, architects and private clients.

What our clients say...

"Nothing to be improved upon – service was excellent and friendly throughout, from initial consultation to planning approval. thank you."

"We feel that the service we received from you was outstanding. Very professional and structured. Communication was always quick and responsive."

"We would not hesitate to recommend you to other prospective clients or to use you again should we have any future development projects. It was always easy to contact you. Everything was handled efficiently and professionally - plus the experience you have in dealing with the planning authorities."

"A very professional, efficient not to say friendly service from start to finish. We would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone."

"An excellent service handled with supreme attention to detail leading to a positive outcome"

"We would strongly recommend and would like to use them for future projects as and when they arise without any hesitation. They are very passionate about any project. Good lateral thinking of all aspects of our project."