Hive Land & Planning Limited

Hive Land & Planning is a niche planning and surveying practice that has the combined skill set to provide a wide-ranging consultancy offer that covers all aspects of planning expertise and we have a particularly strong track record in residential development. As a team and as individuals, we have years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Our team offer a full planning consultancy service, which is backed up by a proven track record of securing outline and detailed planning applications, as well as reserved matters, amendments under Section 73 or section 96, condition discharge, Section 106 negotiations and Expert Witness at Public Inquiry. Site promotion, including participation at Local Plan Examinations is another key planning service we offer.


We work for clients nationally, but have an established track record across the North West, Yorkshire and North East in particular. We are currently advising a wide range of clients on residential-led schemes, including registered providers, contractors, national and regional housebuilders, Homes England, local authorities, strategic land promoters and landowners. What sets us apart is our knowledge and experience of securing of government funding streams for public sector partners and our links with Homes England, borne out of our co-founding Directors previous senior roles at the organisation. As a result, partnership working with local authorities is another particular strength of Hive’s planning consultancy offer.