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.

  • Planning success for local business
    Planning House are delighted to announce that Retreat Hair & Beauty have secured planning permission to extend their premises in Hartlepool. Planning House produced a comprehensive planning statement to accompany the application setting out the economic benefits, with Stuart Pinches (The Planman) producing the plans. Retreat can now continue to support the college and continue to employ apprentices with additional treatment rooms.
  • We’re Making a Splash!
    In 2017, Run Peterlee launched a 7 mile trail race around the multi-purpose track of the beautiful Derwent Reservoir, in 2018, with a new improved visitors centre and car park, the event expanded to include a 3 mile (5k) race. Both races return on Sunday 2nd June 2019. Planning House are proud to sponsor the Derwent Reservoir Trail Race 2019, sign up and we'll see you there.
  • Design & Build Challenge at Hartlepool College
    Helen Heward, Associate Planning Consultant at Planning House, was delighted to be involved in a ‘Design and Build Challenge’ at Hartlepool College organised by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) on Thursday 21st March. The event was attended by year 9 girls from schools across Hartlepool to highlight the opportunities available for girls within the construction industry and the wide range of courses available at Hartlepool College to support future careers.