What we do

“Town planning challenges excite our team and we take pleasure in exploring all opportunities our clients bring to the table. We offer a range of services that can cater for any of your planning requirements.”

Shaun Travers
Town Planning Director

BoonBrown’s town planning team offers independent, objective and honest planning advice and services to find solutions to a variety of town planning problems. We have strong public and private sector backgrounds with an in depth understanding of the mindset of Local Authority.

We understand how to prepare and support a wide variety of applications and will manage the process for you, liaising directly with appointed consultants and specialists to ensure a smooth application process.

Our Services

Planning Applications

Either working as independent Town Planning Consultants or holistically with the architectural and landscape teams, we prepare, submit and monitor planning applications from start to finish. We are responsible for and can offer advice on all types of applications including; Outline Permission, Full Planning, Change of Use, Listed Building Consent, Lawful Development Certificates and Discharge of Planning Conditions.

Planning Appraisals

Planning appraisals provide an overarching strategic view on the planning policy landscape highlighting opportunities and constraints for development in a certain area. It provides a flexible first step offering early guidance, ensuring a project starts and remains policy compliant throughout the development process.

Strategic Land Promotion

We can help guide and assist you in the identification of suitable land including the promotion of sites for allocation and inclusion within an emerging Local Plan.

Planning Appeals

We offer post-planning advice and when required can assist you in preparing and submitting your appeal documentation. We understand that this can be a demanding process and we aim to make it as hassle-free as possible taking responsibility of the process and providing regular updates and advice where necessary.

Enforcement Cases

We offer advice and assistance in resolving any possible breaches of planning law, either where a Local Planning Authority have issued an enforcement notice or if there is the threat of enforcement.


Tonedale Mills

Conversion of a Grade II Listed former textile mill


Residential development outside of settlement boundary

Chapel Field

Five-year housing land supply

Martock Space

Conversion of agricultural buildings for a mixed use commercial development

Lopen Head

Major commercial development

Mandeville Road

Residential development outside development boundary