Our Services

The planning system in the UK is continuously under review and new planning appeal and court decisions mean the interpretation of policy constantly evolves. Consequently, sound advice is vital in light of regular changes to both national and local planning policy, and there are intricacies and complexities to be taken into consideration.

Planning Proposals

General planning advice, planning applications, listed building consent, planning appeals, enforcement, certificates of lawful use & development


Land Promotion

Promoting the allocation of land and influencing policy to deal with constraints through the statutory Local Plan process


Asset Review

Development appraisals to identify opportunities, and realise potential through permitted development rights and legislation


Planning Policy

Drafting and influencing local and national policy, neighbourhood and local development orders, Community Infrastructure Levy


Masterplans and
Development Briefs

Spatial and illustrative planning, development potential, planning policy framework, design brief and structure land use


Stakeholder Engagement

Neighbourhood planning, community consultation, exhibitions, workshops, pre-application discussions


Heritage Assets

Listed buildings, conservation areas, heritage impact assessments, statements of significance



Private individuals, commercial businesses, land owners, estates, farmers, trusts, architects, developers, investors, community groups, public sector


Our Story

Directions Planning Consultancy is an independent town planning consultancy based in Yorkshire; providing intelligent and friendly advice tailored to meet your needs.

Our Story

Our Network

Directions Planning Consultancy works closely with other professionals and organisations and offers a one-stop solution in order to help you achieve your objectives through project management and collaborative working.

Having access to such a network means we can direct you to the most appropriate advice to ensure that from start to finish you are well advised of what options are open to you and the implications of those options.

Our Clients

Meet The Team

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