Arguably the greatest change introduced by the government’s planning reforms is community-led Neighbourhood Planning.

This does not mean local planning authorities are leaving their communities seeking to neighbourhood plan to their own devices. Local planning authorities up and down the country are looking at different ways in which they can meet their duty to offer “appropriate support” and “facilitate” neighbourhood plans.

All easier said than done if you area a local planning authority being asked to balance  competing claims on your scarce planning department resources.

This is where Kirkwells can help.

Our neighbourhood planning experts can work alongside you to support your parish and town councils and neighbourhood fora. Supporting you with our full range of neighbourhood planning services we can help you free up resources and fill key gaps. So that you fulfill your duty to support your communities and they get the expert help they need at a price they can afford. Expert help from RTPI chartered town planners that both of you can trust.

Kirkwells are one of the leading independent town planning consultants advising on neighbourhood plans.

To find out more about how Kirkwells can help and your local communities email Michael or call

01282 872570

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