Rural Planning

Rural Planning

From planning policy to energy schemes, our in-house planning professionals provide advice and guidance on all aspects of the rural planning process.

Within our 180-strong rural team we have specialists in rural planning, environmental impact, energy schemes, masterplanning and design. We also work closely with our colleagues in other related disciplines, such as development, land management, building surveying, residential sales, commercial services and much more.

Our planning teams are strategically located in 14 offices spread right across the UK, which means that we can blend together in-depth local knowledge and nationwide best practice. This provides a distinct advantage in resolving and promoting rural planning issues.

Our services include:

  • Guidance on permitted development rights and procedures
  • Plan and policy analysis
  • Concept and options testing
  • Submitting representations in respect of emerging Local Plans
  • Advice on the likelihood of obtaining planning permission
  • Preparing, submitting and promoting planning applications
  • Community and stakeholder engagement and negotiation
  • Project management, team selection and co-ordination
  • Design and masterplanning studies
  • Appeals and enforcement advice
  • Strategic land promotion
  • Diversification and alternative use projects
  • Energy schemes
  • Negotiating planning conditions and obligations
  • Lawful development certificates
  • Infrastructure and utilities
  • Viability studies and value enhancement
  • Heritage and conservation work

 

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Key contacts

Peter Grubb

Peter Grubb

Director - Planning
Rural, Energy & Projects Division

Savills Taunton

+44 (0) 1823 446 989

+44 (0) 1823 446 989

 

Debbie Mackay

Debbie Mackay

Head of Planning, Scotland
Rural, Energy & Projects Division

Savills Edinburgh

+44 (0) 1313 440 891

+44 (0) 1313 440 891

 
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