• Exceeding Expectations since 1996

a passion for delivering living, vibrant places.

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Alliance Planning is one of the fastest growing planning consultancies in the UK.  We have a proven track record and a passion for delivering living, vibrant places that are both sustainable and commercial.

We are outcome focused, pro-active and professional, helping our clients deliver viable developments and sustainable, vibrant environments.  Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: building lasting relationships; being commercially aware; being efficient, effective and committed to quality; and, ultimately, being focused on the positive impact we have.

Key Project Case Studies

  • Leisure & Recreation

    Alliance Planning was instructed by Dorsett Hospitality International to submit a planning application for the demolition of the 1970's  six storey office building known as 'The Matrix&#...

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  • Residential

    Alliance Planning was asked to review a potential development site and ultimately instructed by Frasers Property Developments to submit a planning application for a 34 storey tall building proposal in...

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  • Urban Regeneration

    The master planning and application for the development of a major mixed use scheme comprising up to 20,000m2 commercial, residential and retail space including a major new anchor supermarket within...

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Alliance are involved with a wide range of projects at any one time and while the following examples offer a snapshot of the range and diversity of our work, we are always happy to provide further capability statements and examples that demonstrate the depth of expertise in these and other fields.

With offices in London, Birmingham, East of England and Guildford, we have projects in all parts of the UK.

Features From Our People

Alliance Planning seeks to keep all its web site users up to date with the latest planning and environmental issues through our news section.  In addition, we have introduced an Opinions section to the web site and on Linkedin to ensure you can receive updates and thoughts on all web based formats in a manner that is most convenient to you.

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Heritage Team Local List Appeal Success

17 November 2014

The Heritage team has been successful in its appeal on behalf of Keay Homes Ltd against the refusal by Three Rivers Council for the demolition of a locally-listed hotel building and the erection of 31 dwellings at The Long Island Exchange Hotel in Rickmansworth. Following two previous refusals and one appeal dismissal, the team assisted in guiding the re-design of the proposed scheme and provided the historic evidence and significance assessment to justify the demolition. The Inspector's...

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East of England Celebrates Its First Anniversary with Karting Event

24 October 2014

The East of England held its second, annual Endurance Karting event in Milton Keynes last night. 12 teams battled it out over the Daytona track in Milton Keynes – previously tackled by the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Johnny Herbert and Tom Cruise – to result in a very close top three places on the podium. Many thanks to all those who attended and enjoyed a dry track, excellent racing and good company!

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New Guidance to Reinforce Green Belt Protection

08 October 2014

New guidance published on 6th October affords greater protection to the green belt, and safeguards against urban sprawl, encouraging Councils to use their Local Plans to prioritise residential development on brown field sites. It details that established green belt boundaries should only be altered in exceptional circumstances and that housing need does not justify harm to the green belt through inappropriate development. Eric Pickles was quoted...