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.

  • Introducing Helen Heward
    In the first 2019 edition of Northern Insight Helen Heward, Associate at Planning House is introduced, with her substantial public sector experience and passion for people and places we're excited to have her onboard. In the article Helen introduces herself. As a chartered town planner with over 12 years experience in the public sector across planning policy, development management and enforcement, I'm leaving my comfort zone in the Local Authority to start a new adventure in the private sector.
  • Oh No I Don’t have Planning Permission!
    Northern Insight Magazine have published our latest article on the perils of selling a house without planning permission in place for works carried out and what options are available. The removal van was booked and champagne on ice ready to celebrate the start of a new chapter. It therefore came as a bit of a surprise to a client that planning permission was required for historic works carried out at their property and that this could potentially scupper their house sale.
  • Town Planning…The Basics
    There’s a lot of advice out there regarding Town Planning, thousands of pages dedicated to what can be perceived as red tape but with a lot of jargon and confusing details in general they don’t tend to cover what you need to know in simple basic terms. Planning House strive to provide valuable information in order for people to be better informed about the planning process without being bogged down by unnecessary waffle.