Our services

Established in 2001, Plan Research is an independent consultancy offering advice and support from chartered professionals on all aspects of town and country planning in England.

Please phone our local rate number 0845 508 3085 to discuss your project.

Our expertise includes:

  • Planning applications
  • Enforcement issues
  • Pre-application advice
  • Certificates of lawfulness
  • Appeals against refusal of planning permission
  • Conservation areas and listed building consents
  • Design and Access statements
  • Green travel plans
  • Community planning and neighbourhood engagement
  • Planning appraisals

Plan Research uses modern technology to enable all of its consultants to work effectively from satellite offices. This approach has greatly reduced Plan Research's overhead expenses, enabling us to charge very competitive rates.

Principal of the practice Martha James MRTPI is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute with twenty-five years post-qualification experience. We have helped all kinds of clients with their planning problems, from householders and small business owners, to property investors, local authorities and large institutions.

We understand that engaging a planning consultant requires your trust and confidence. We suggest that you read the quotes from some of our many satisfied clients on our testimonials page and the reviews of Plan Research on Facebook.