Planning Appraisal

Planning Appraisal

We consider that the planning appraisal is one of the most important and often under-rated planning services provided to clients.

A well-researched and prepared appraisal will set out in an easy-to-read format, the relevant opportunities and constraints applicable to a potential development opportunity.

Our Chartered Town Planners have a range of private and public sector experience, bringing to you many years of relevant experience in the production of well-considered practical and viable development proposals.

Working with our in-house Surveyors and Cost Consultants, we ensure that appraisals are robustly prepared and provide a clear strategy to achieve clients' goals.

Our Services

Our planning appraisals cover all of the relevant issues, with the core services as follows:

  • Identifying planning policies relevant to a site and/or proposal.
  • Review of planning history.
  • Establishment of existing/lawful uses.
  • Site assessment to identify planning opportunities and constraints;
  • Multi-site appraisals to consider a range of sites – e.g. portfolios.
  • Overview appraisal, identifying key issues.
  • Comprehensive appraisal covering all planning considerations.
  • Due diligence reports prior to purchase.
  • Marketing planning appraisals to promote sites.
  • Planning strategy advice.
  • Expert Evidence reports (disputes over development potential).
  • Provision of development briefs.

Don't believe us?

We believe that the work we do and the clients we work for, say more about us than we could ever convey, so if you don’t believe us, take a look at our Case Studies.

" I have worked with Evans Jones on a range of different projects and have found their expertise invaluable. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to others. "

Andy Carr - Gloucestershire County Council