Planning House is an independent town planning consultancy offering a professional knowledgeable service to meet a clients need. Whether it is through increasing property value by securing planning permissions, site allocation, or development appraisals we can navigate the planning system to ensure client satisfaction.

We believe in providing clients with a bespoke and individual service, understanding clients aspirations and the issues they are facing is essential to ensure we provide the right approach.

Planning House embrace a common sense, straightforward approach, providing clear, no nonsense advice with the aim of ensuring our clients case is best represented.

  • Grand Designs Live – Ask the Expert
    Chris Pipe, Director of Planning House will be appearing at the London Grand Designs Live Event in May 2018. You will be available to discuss your own grand design in free 30-minute consultations. Bring your plans and drawings to get the most out of your session. You can reserve your spot in advance via the Grand Designs Live website or on the day, on a first come first serve basis.
  • The Hidden Costs of Planning
    Planning House have prepared an article for the Northern Insight Magazine on the Hidden Costs of Planning. Long gone are the days when securing planning permission involved no more than completing a form, providing plans, and paying an application fee. Applicants need to budget for potential additional charges such as pre-application charges, developer contributions, legal fees as well as the costs associated with the raft of supporting information some applications attract and discharging planning conditions.
  • RTPI Town Planning Ambassador – Our visit to Kingsmeadow Community School
    Chris Pipe, Director of Planning House took up the opportunity to visit Kingsmeadow Community School for their sixth form pupil’s career day. The thought of explaining town planning to a secondary school was challenging however most students engaged and were enthusiastic. With the Toolkit and resources now available at RTPI Ambassadors programme it made the job easy.