Planning Services

Unlocking development potential

With a reputation for providing commercially astute advice and technical solutions, we create value for our clients and are a consultancy of choice. We understand the development process from start to finish and can help deliver schemes quickly and efficiently. Through our strong network of strategic partnerships in master planning, urban design, and political engagement we have an exceptional understanding of the places, people, policies and politics of the areas within which we work.

A bespoke approach to the delivery of high-quality outputs for our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

Jane Hirst Planning Director

Unlock development potential, attract investment, and create social value

Local Development Orders (LDOs) are an important tool to accelerate growth and support project delivery by proactively shaping development. They help local authorities adopt a local solution to simplify the planning process and attract investment. Stantec’s planning team understands the broader commercial landscape and can help local authorities unlock development potential. The combination of our experience in preparing LDOs and innovative thinking means we can help from inception through to adoption and delivery. Read more

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Development Management Our development management services range from the planning application and appeals processes, expert witness work, public and stakeholder engagement to provide a comprehensive offer to our clients.
Plan making and evidence We have a wide range of experience in-house to deliver policy and evidence based projects along with an in depth understanding of the detailed numbers and data behind the strategic outcomes.
Development Economics We prepare compelling economic and development arguments to help our clients realise their development and strategic ambitions.
Land Promotion We have a thorough appreciation of planning and development delivery issues from the viewpoints of both the public and private sectors.
Planning, Consenting and Approvals Our environment team are involved in a variety of planning, consenting and approvals.

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