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If you’re struggling to navigate local planning rules and regulations, PFK’s professional planning service could be the ideal solution for you.
We help businesses and individuals across the Northern Lake District, West Cumbria and the Eden Valley with expert planning advice and guidance.
Whether you’re seeking general planning advice, help with an application or want to appeal an enforcement notice, our highly qualified team of planning professionals will take care of you every step of the way.
Extensive industry experience.
The in-house services of our estate and land agency staff, as well as input from local architects with whom we have a strong working relationship.
Excellent knowledge of the local area and applicable planning restrictions.
All of our planning services are carried out by qualified and experienced professionals dedicated to helping clients with every detail and stage of planning applications.
As full members of the Royal Town Planning Institute, PFK’s Chartered Town Planners offer a complete range of planning consultancy services throughout Cumbria.
General planning advice
Preparation and submission of applications
Pre-application advice/site appraisals
Appeals against planning refusals and enforcement notices
Submission of neighbour/third party comments on applications and appeals
Promotion of land within local planning authority development plans
Interpretation of planning law and policy
With a wealth of experience working with both public and private sector clients within Cumbria and the rest of the UK, PFK have a comprehensive understanding of planning policies at a local and national level so we are perfectly placed to advise you.
We frequently work with prospective developers to advise them on their planning needs, and our qualified Chartered Planners can advise you too. Clients include:
- Estate Agents
- Businesses Seeking to Expand
The rules and regulations surrounding planning applications can be extremely complicated. That’s where PFK can help.
Historic building/heritage assessments
Ecological surveys (including bat surveys)
Flood risk assessments
Housing requirement reports
So whatever your planning requirements, get in touch with PFK's team of Chartered Town Planners.
Preparing and submitting planning applications can be a stressful experience, so it’s important to seek advice you can trust. We can help you prepare and submit your planning application and eliminate that stress. Our planning application services include:
- Planning permission (including notification of intention applications)
- Listed building consent
- Lawful development certificates Appeals and enforcement notices
Our experienced team can advise you on how best to deal with appeals and enforcement notices, and ensure that you are compliant with UK laws and regulations every step of the way.
Please contact Head of Planning, Peter Winter, or Senior Planning Consultant, Rachel Lightfoot on 01768 890140 or e-mail email@example.com.
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