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23.02.17 -

Permission Secured for St Mungo’s Project in Lewisham

Ed Kemsley has secured planning permission for St Mungo’s to enable them to deliver a new ‘No Second Night Out’

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21.02.17 -

HMO Appeal Allowed

Following the refusal by Manchester City to allow the conversion of  2 basements within a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO),

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07.02.17 -

Housing White Paper 2017

The Government has today published its much anticipated Housing White Paper. As expected, the main conclusions of the paper are

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30.01.17 -

Aproval Obtained for new Care Home in Ilkley on Behalf of Springfield Healthcare Group

Matthew Turnbull has obtained permission for a new care home in Ilkley, on behalf of Springfield Healthcare Group. The site,

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Bespoke planning solutions: adding value

Peacock & Smith Ltd is an independent town planning and development consultancy working throughout the UK from the Practice’s offices in Leeds and London.

Peacock & Smith began in 1982, and the Company was formally established in 1984 as a small practice predominantly serving the housebuilding industry. Since then, the Company has grown organically and significantly, and diversified into many other sectors, and now has a substantial workforce of highly skilled and experienced professional town planners able to resource any development project.

We have particular expertise and a proven track record in the following key development fields: residential; retail; sports and leisure; commercial and industrial; renewable energy; rural and countryside matters; the historic environment; and minerals and waste. We provide cost-effective advice for any project, large or small. We work on projects from individual householders to large-scale projects for multi-national clients throughout the UK.

We have a respected reputation for providing intelligent planning advice of a high professional standard designed to meet our individual clients’ requirements. This is always delivered with a strong commercial focus, maximising the opportunity to add value to proposals.

Our approach is to listen and understand our clients’ needs, and provide bespoke, straight-forward advice to proactively resolve planning issues and drive projects to a timely and successful conclusion.

We are highly motivated, strive for excellence in all that we do, and will always go the extra mile for our clients to maximise the chance of success.

We can provide all the planning services necessary to progress our clients’ projects from scheme conception to planning approval, including co-ordinating teams and managing projects. We are also experienced in dealing with enforcement matters, legal challenges, Lands Tribunal and Compulsory Purchase Orders and work associated with the Competition Commission requirements.

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Our vision is…

To maintain and expand upon our position as one of the largest independent planning consultancies in the UK, providing intelligent, cost effective planning solutions tailored to individual clients’ needs.

If you require assistance with any planning project, please do contact us and we will be very happy to help you.