MORE THAN A PLANNING CONSULTANCY
WHAT WE DO
We are a creative, independent planning consultancy providing specialist advice on all aspects of town planning. We’re here to get your project off the ground.
PLANNING APPLICATIONSCerda are experts in the preparation and submission of a full range of planning applications. We apply on your behalf, leave it to us. Our experience allows us to create and submit robust applications which will significantly improve your chances of securing planning permission. We deal with all types of application including:
- Large scale and EIA planning applications;
- Medium scale residential and commercial applications;
- Single plot bespoke schemes;
- Change of Use applications;
- A full range of Prior Approval applications;
- Variation of Conditions and Non-Material Amendments;
- Lawful Development Certificates;
- Listed Building Consent applications; and
- Advertisement Consent applications.
Environmental PlanningCerda loves both the natural and built environment. We have a proven track record of leading and co-ordinating teams of specialist consultants to deliver detailed, comprehensive and usable Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for your development projects. We will manage the process for you. From the initial screening through to collating and reviewing input from our wider EIA team, leaving you with an Environmental Statement that will demonstrate that your plans and the environment can happily co-exist.More Services »
Planning AppealsWe know that sometimes planning doesn't always go through on the first attempt. Cerda has extensive experience of appealing planning decisions at all levels, including Written Representations, Hearings and Public Inquiries. Cerda's professional, friendly approach has allowed us to work closely with leading members of Councils, the Planning Bar and specialist consultant teams. If you need to appeal a decision, even if Cerda have had no prior involvement, let us give you a view.More Services »
Public EngagementThe difference between a successful application and an unsuccessful application can often be measured by the quality of public engagement. Communication is vital to success. At Cerda we're people people. We can advise you not only on the extent of consultation required, but also implement an effective strategy that maximises the chance of support for your proposal. We speak to everyone through various means from print, public consultations and bespoke websites tailored to your project.More Services »
WHO WE ARE
Behind the success of every small business there is a family. Cerda is no exception. With the addition of successful, positive people over 13 years, Cerda has grown a strong, diverse and dedicated planning team. We specialise in planning and always aim to give clients more than they expected to get. Our ability to be responsive, accessible, personable and flexible sets us apart from the rest.
WHO WE WORK WITH
We work with some of the best in the business. You may already know us, but if you don’t, you will not be surprised to hear that we value each and every client. We work with everyone, from industry giants to smaller set-ups. The Cerda promise is that we treat everyone the same.
“Cerda always provide clear reasoned planning strategy identifying both risk and opportunity. Since 2013, their detailed knowledge of planning law, emerging legislation and the appeal and application process has led directly to the delivery of several large and vaulable developments to us. Definitely our ‘go-to’ planning consultants.”
– First Property Group
LE ‘S TALK
Before we do anything, we listen, to understand exactly what you want to achieve.
We do the rest. On time. Within budget.