At Anderton Planning and Conservation we pride ourselves on providing a tailored service to suit the scale and complexity of the proposal and the level of assistance or advice needed. We believe there is no point making things more complicated than they need to be – the system is complex enough! Sometimes all that may be needed is a meeting on site to discuss options and ideas, whereas other projects require a more strategic approach through pre-application submission and a full planning application.

We are small enough to offer a dedicated, personal service whilst ensuring that advice and assistance provided is proportionate to need and therefore cost efficient for you.

Our key services are listed below, however service offering is tailored to suit the scale and complexity of the proposal and level of assistance or advice needed.

Domestic extensions

householder applications for minor works to a dwelling or within the curtilage

Alterations to
listed buildings

applications for Listed Building Consent and/or provision of Heritage Impact Statements required to accompany an application.

Development in
conservation areas

applications for Conservation Area Consent and/or provision of Heritage Impact Statement

Barn conversions

full planning application including procurement of additional expertise to address site/building constraints (eg. ecology, trees and hedgerows, listed buildings, highways, structural stability, flooding etc)

Retro fit of historic buildings

support and guidance for approach and specifications to improve thermal performance of historic and traditional buildings, and negotiations with building control and regulations.

Rural and agricultural
enterprise developments

proposals for camping and tourism developments, farm shops, wedding venues etc.

Change of Use of land or buildings

retail, farm based small business start ups, barn conversions, tourism projects.

Manage negotiations with the Local Planning Authority on your behalf

prepare response to objections or negotiate amendments

Act on your behalf as your
Planning Agent

to provide a comprehensive service; manage all aspects of application preparation, submission and negotiation, including procurement and coordination of specialists.

Heritage Impact Statements

required for all applications affecting listed buildings, to identify its significance, its capacity for change and to explain and justify the impact of a proposal.

Preparation of Conservation Plan

for an individual building or a designated Conservation Area; to inform decision making process and provide detailed policies to guide proactive community engagement and future enhancements.

Provide guidance to you
or your contractor

on approaches to repair and maintenance of historic and traditional buildings including appropriate materials and skills.

Full Service Support

Anderton Planning and Conservation works closely with a number of consultants and other professional practices and can provide specialist advice and support to individuals, architects, surveyors, engineers and builders through the preparation of Heritage Impact Statements, advice on materials and specifications, justification of approach to works and alterations, and advisory notes to building control in relation to specific requirements for listed and historic buildings.
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