DPP is an independent national planning consultancy successfully delivering planning solutions across the UK. DPP operates from five offices with three northern based offices in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle.
DPP can guide you through UK planning legislation and provide a service which goes far beyond the routine step-by-step process of planning applications and appeals. Our focus is the outcome and we will consider the bigger picture and establish the right rationale, providing commercially astute strategies and solutions for all your projects, large and small.
DPP provides a range of planning services, including:
1. Project management;
2. Advice on planning policy, strategy and approach;
3. Pre-application advice;
4. Planning applications (outline, hybrid, full, amendment applications, discharge of conditions);
5. Community and political engagement;
6. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA);
7. Planning appeals including Expert Witness experience;
8. Appraisals and feasibility studies; and
9. Local Plan representations.
DPP have significant experience in delivering residential schemes of all scales across the North of England for a variety of clients, including social housing and market housing providers. Our experience in the housing sector ensures we fully understand the time and budget constraints and can respond to client’s needs whilst delivering a quality service, often in the face of changing and challenging circumstances. We also have unrivalled local knowledge and strong links with planning officers within LPA’s across the North of England.
DPP champions a collaborative approach to projects and seeks to ensure that throughout the planning process the project team maintain a clear and focused view on the established planning strategy as well as the individual technical challenges of each site.
As a business, DPP also strive to deliver genuine additional social value in our work. Creating safe, sustainable and successful communities is a core part of what we do.