Policy and Strategy
Thorough research and investigation, and genuine collaboration and engagement with communities, allows us to get under the skin of a place. Uncovering all we can about its character and future opportunities enables us to put forward highly bespoke and well-grounded recommendations to move development in the right direction – one which tells an original and compelling story, and is of real benefit to its people.
We embrace complex and out-of-the-ordinary challenges, and continually push the boundaries of what planning can be expected to achieve. By examining a project from all possible angles, we help our clients understand the full scale of the opportunities ahead – from delivery, to promotion, and investment – and provide inventive solutions to bring them to life.
Get in touch
Speak to Sue Rowlands and Richard Crutchley to find out more about our Policy and Strategy expertise.
The effectiveness of our approach is demonstrated by the following case studies and projects:
Otterpool Park Garden Town Design Codes, Kent
Northstowe Design Code
National Design Guide
Winsford Neighbourhood Plan
Thame Neighbourhood Plan
Character Assessment (SPD), Bracknell
A Guide to Designing in Bradford, Bradford Metropolitan District
Bucklers Park Design Code, Crowthorne
North East Enfield Area Action Plan
South Buckinghamshire Townscape Character Assessment
Harestone and Woldingham Character Assessments and Design Guidance (SPD)
Tottenham High Road Strategy
Hertford Town Centre Strategy
Strategic Urban Vision and Design Guide for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme
Design Codes Research and Practice Guide
South Norfolk Place-Making Guide
Elephant and Castle Development Framework