Savills is the UK’s largest planning consultancy by number of chartered town planners, and last year our team secured consent for 16,000 new homes and 2 million square metres of commercial floorspace.
With 20 offices across the UK, the team has experience across all planning sectors, combining national expertise with local knowledge of planning policy and its interpretation. The Manchester team consists of 13 planners, working on a variety of developments within the city centre and across the North West.
We work closely with colleagues from development services to ensure we achieve best value outcomes for our clients, we provide bespoke and fully integrated services for landowners, developers, occupiers and investors across the development life-cycle.
In an announcement made last week, a timeline was set out for the introduction of the planning application fee increase.
Today’s speech by Theresa May at the Conservative Party conference echoed many of the housing ideas outlined in Andy Burnham's electoral campaign - this is likely to be good...
The recent debate around Government announcements for Crossrail 2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail has led Andy Burnham to highlight how "the North" loses out in parliament to "the South"...
With 227,000 new homes required in Greater Manchester by 2035, can revitalising existing shopping centres play a strong role in meeting the GMSF’s housing targets?
Across England there is a shortfall of over 90,000 residential planning consents a year. With populations continually rising, the division between housing needs and planning consents persists.