Why use a Chartered Planning Consultant?

Whether you are a community / action group, private client or development professional, investing in a Chartered Planning Consultant can save you time and money in the long run. 
Regulated by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), we operate within a professional code of conduct and will give honest and impartial advice. 

Our advice on any proposal, no matter how big or small, is that your first port of call should be to a Chartered Planning Consultant.  Planning consultants are experts on the planning process, understand planning policy and can advise you on potential policy constraints to your proposal and what that means in practice. We think strategically whilst assessing the risk of various options in order to give your proposal the best chance of success. 

Depending on the nature of the project, it may be necessary for other professionals to be involved and prepare reports / drawings as part of the application submission.  Along with a wealth of knowledge and experience, ABL Planning & Development has an extensive network of contacts.  Our contacts include architects, highway / transportation planners, civil / structural engineers, topographical surveyors, ecologists, arboriculturalists, urban / landscape designers, heritage consultants, acoustic, air quality & odour consultants, geo-envrionmental consultants & hydrologists, minerals & waste experts and EIA co-ordinators to name but a few. 

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