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19.01.17 -

Five Year Permission for Community Association

On behalf of the Luddenden Foot Community Association (LCA), Gareth Glennon has obtained planning permission for various external alterations to

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17.01.17 -

Ongoing Planning Advice to Marstons plc’s Increasing Portfolio Requirements

We are instructed by Marstons plc to provide ongoing planning advice in regard to its property portfolio.  In addition to

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08.11.16 -

Inspector Allows Change of Use of an Office Block to Apartments in Bolton

Katrina Hulse has, on behalf of Empire Property Concepts Ltd, successfully challenged Bolton Council’s refusal to grant Prior Approval for

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02.11.16 -

Planning Permission Granted for New Care Village in Beverley

Matthew Turnbull has secured planning permission, on behalf of Springfield Healthcare Group, for a new care village in the heart

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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.