Development Appraisals

Development Appraisals

The practice uses its experience to provide development appraisals, advising on the prospect of success and the best route to securing development on sites. Either through an application, appeal or allocation in a Local Development Framework, as well as preparing feasibility studies, the aim is to provide an excellent multi-disciplined service for our clients.

Applications

Applications

We have secured permission for a large variety of schemes including residential developments from single plots to 2,700 houses, industrial estates, business parks, new retail units and parks, changes of use, barn conversions and agricultural buildings.

In addition, we specialise in producing planning policy statements and, design and access statements to support applications as well as negotiating Section 106 contributions with local planning authorities.

Appeals

Appeals

We have extensive experience in all three appeal types and can provide advice to clients on the most suitable option for their particular scheme. The team can appear as expert witnesses at Public Inquiries and hearings, and instruct Counsel.

Development Plan Representations

Development Plan Representations

Woods Hardwick Planning are consistently promoting in excess of 50 sites for residential, employment, leisure and mixed use developments. The team makes representations on other Development Plan Documents such as Core Strategies, Site Allocation and Development Control Policy Documents and Regional Spatial Strategies.

Lead Consultants

Lead Consultants

Employed to provide specialist advice and coordinating environmental assessments, Woods Hardwick Planning has been the lead consultant on a number of major schemes acting as a link between the client and consultants.