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Town Planning

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We provide comprehensive, robust and commercially grounded advice, as well as strategic planning and development input and advice, all of which is focused on securing ‘added value’ for our clients.

Our experience covers all major property sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, health, retail, education, and heritage; delivered by a dynamic and experienced specialist team represented across regions, allowing us to provide comprehensive service coverage throughout the UK.

How we can help:

Planning has a key role to play in assisting the UK in delivering long term sustainable growth through development. Our core service is in achieving planning permission to facilitate development and enhance asset and operational value, ensuring viability, deliverability, timing and certainty. We can help with any element of the following:

  • Planning applications
  • Development appraisals
  • Land promotion and strategy
  • Representations to protect and promote client interests
  • Planning Appraisals
  • Retail Planning
  • Permitted development and Prior Approval
  • Heritage and conservation advice
  • Expert witness, appeals, litigation and CPO
  • Community Stakeholder Engagement
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

Our experience and resources

Our planning team provides a comprehensive national service supplemented by our expert knowledge of regional and local markets. In the UK, we have a team of 18 qualified planning consultants working from Cushman & Wakefield’s London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, and Newcastle offices.

As part of the much larger Development and Planning team, our advice is commercially minded and closely linked to the market.

Our capabilities

Download our Town Planning Capability here

Download our Education Capability here

Download our Retail Planning Capability here

Download our Residential Capabilities here

Regional contacts

Ian Anderson (Partner) - London
Direct: 020 3296 2283

Mark Jackson (Partner) - Birmingham
Direct Phone: +44 (0)121 697 7227

Chris Hays (Partner) - Bristol
Direct Phone: +44 (0)117 910 6691 

Maria Francké (Partner) - Glasgow
Direct: +44 (0) 141 304 3224 

Katrina Hulse (Partner) - Leeds
Direct Phone: +44 (0)113 233 7465 

Adam Pyrke (Partner) - London
Direct Phone: +44 (0) 203 296 4144 

Andrew Teage (Partner) - Manchester
Direct Phone: +44 (0)161 235 8994 

Katherine Brooker (Associate) - Newcastle
Direct Phone: +44 (0)191 223 5722 


Adam Pyrke


Phone +44 203 296 4144

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