• Design and the
  • planning system
  • Design development advice, acting as a 'critical friend' to the client and consultant team

    Advice on negotiating designs with, and presenting to, planning authorities, English Heritage, GLA, Design Council CABE, local design panels and other consultees

    Design appraisal reports in support of planning applications

    Townscape and visual impact assessments (as part of an environmental statement or otherwise)

    Advice on Design and Access Statements

    Acting as an independent expert design witness at planning appeals

    Building in context: design advice on new architecture which affects listed buildings, conservation areas and world heritage sites

    PPS5 assessments: for applications for new buildings that affect the historic environment

    Post-war listing cases

    Other services


    Advice on appointing the right architect

    Design competitions

    Setting up and running review processes and panels for the public and private sectors

    Policy and strategy advice for architecture and planning

    Document writing, using jargon-free plain English

    Facilitation: leading design workshops and discussions

    Training: bespoke training on architecture and urban design