Community Planning: Consultants A - Z
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Consultants who can provide support on community planning.

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Consultants A-Z

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Last updated on: 25 September 2011

Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman St, London, E1 8FA, UK
t +44 (0)20 7798 5000 e
Contacts Stuart Woodin, Head of Neighbourhood Planning and Engagement
A Planning, Environment and Infrastructure consultancy in the UK that has taken a keen interest in Localism and neighbourhood planning. AECOM offers direct and technical support on aspects related to neighbourhood planning. Communities can enjoy quick access to skilled policy planners (some with housing and urban design experience) and many specialists covering flood risk, transport, economic development, heritage, landscape and SEA/SA, CiL, coastal planning, ecology and climate change. Offices in Newcastle, Leeds, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Basingstoke, Manchester, Bristol, Plymouth, Birmingham, London, Chelmsford and Cambridge.

Avventura Urbana
Corso Francia 19, Torino, Italy
t +39 011 7650162 f 5215892
Multidisciplinary group of experts promoting participatory planning in a variety of contexts. 

Bang the Table
354 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, 3065, Australia
t +61 1300 647 014 e
Company that offers online tools for engaging in collaborative learning, discussion and debate. Based in Australia with offices in New Zealand, UK and Canada. Excellent blog. 

The Wool Hall, 12 St Thomas Street, Bristol, BS1 6JJ, UK
t +44 (0)117 910 5200 f +44 (0)117 926 0221
Contacts Jeff Bishop Director

Consultancy aiming to design and deliver genuinely collaborative approaches to the development and management of sustainable environments for all. No longer trading but see website for details. 

Bluespace environments
The Studio, 4 Hall Farm, Shincliffe, Durham, Co. Durham, DH1 2UE, UK
t +44 (0)7773 653882 e
Contacts Sue Jackson
Community engagement and participation in the co-creation of places and strategies that enhance well-being. Landscape Architect, evaluator and researcher for the development of neighbourhoods and the public realm to enhance inclusivity, connection and cohesion, particularly to meet the challenges of demographic change. Northern Architecture Expert Panel member.

39-41 North Road, Omnibus Workspace, London, N7 9DP, UK
t +44 (0) 20 7683 1432 e
Contacts Sophie Hall-Thompson, Planning
Assists community groups navigate the planning system and enable them to access new powers through Neighbourhood Planning such as the Community Right to Build and writing Neighbourhood Plans. Uses a number of methods, namely holding facilitation workshops to unravel the mysteries of the Planning System, formulating and developing plans for community housing and energy supplies, undertaking research, survey and interviews.

Carl Reynolds Associates
231 Ardgowan Road, London, SE6 1UZ, UK
t +44 (0)208 3552775 e
Contacts Mobile: 07941 249 718
Mediation, facilitation, consensus building, evaluation, organisational and community engagement, training in these.

Change Events, Inc
Box 8706, Albany, New York , NY, 12208, USA
t +1 (518) 727-2228 e
Contacts Shem Cohen
A boutique management consulting firm specializing in Organization Development, collaborative planning and facilitating successful change. Helps Leaders to Align, Focus and Energize Organizations to High Performance.

Gumption Business Centre, Glydegate, Bradford, Yorkshire, BD5 OBQ, UK
t +44 (0)1274 271204 e
Contacts Tony Mullin, Director
Specialists in community engagement. Developed a model of support to areas doing neighbourhood planning that focuses on transferring the necessary skills to local people.  

Communities Matter
Sunkosi House, Barcombe, East Sussex, BN8 5EF, United Kingdon
t +44 (0)7870 689978 e
Contacts Ollie Pendered, Nigel Greenwood
Community engagement specialist focused on energy and sustainability in Sussex and the South East.

Community Places
2 Downshire Place, Great Victoria Street, Belfast, BT2 7JQ, Northern Ireland
t +44 (0)28 9023 9444 f 9023 1411
Contacts Colm Bradley, Director
  • Provides advice on planning issues for community groups and individuals;
  • Supports community involvement in Community Planning;
  • Facilitates community consultation and research;
  • Provides advice to community building projects.
Community Places works with urban and rural community and voluntary groups across the region in support of their work to influence and shape the planning and development of their communities. Independently facilitates public and community consultation on planning and public services issues. All work is underpinned by commitment to inclusion, targeting need, equality and equity.

38 Anson Road, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 3RG, UK
t +44 (0)1473 627100 f +44 (0)1473 622515
Specialists in online consultations. Developed award winning Open Debate method to engage the community and stakeholders in planning. Has run online consultations for major infrastructure projects including renewable energy schemes. 

125 Ducie House, Ducie Street, Manchester, M1 2JW, UK
t 0161 236 3432 f 0870 052 3270
Contacts Paul Mahony, Jonathan Porter
A multi-disciplinary company, combining the creative skills of a communications agency with the scientific knowledge of an environmental consultancy. Operates primarily in the voluntary and public sectors, providing expertise in events and consultation, mapping, landscape and sense of place. Has a wealth of experience in helping communities understand their local landscape and develop plans and visions for improvement, involving all members of a community in the process - including young people and hard to reach groups.

CSC Regeneration
PO Box 43, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19 7WH, UK
t 01435 882399 e
Contacts David Axford
Third sector fund raising and business plans, research, project and programme evaluation.

David Orr Consulting
Hill House, Venslooe Hill, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 6BJ, UK
t +44 (0)7792 945147 e
Contacts David Orr
Urban design and landscape architecture. Independent consultant with extensive experience of community planning, collaborative design and masterplanning neighbourhoods, town centres, town and city districts in urban and market towns, and rural villages. Enabler and designer with graphic capability and good understanding of both local people and the planning process.

Deicke Richards Architecture and Design
58 Baxter Street, PO Box 507, , Fortitude Valley, Queensland, 4006, Australia
t +61 7 3852 8700 f +61 7 3852 8701
Contacts Peter Richards
Multidisciplinary practice with collaborative culture and experience in community design.

Dialogue by Design
252B Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8XG, UK
t +44 (0)20 7042 8000 e
independent public interest company that builds capacity to improve social results. Uses a broad range of techniques to provide creative and innovative solutions to consultation, engagement and participation challenges. Has developed unique tools for online engagement and consultation. Extensive network of associates. 

Dialogue Matters
3 Upper Bridge Street, Wye, Ashford, Kent, TN25 5AF, UK
t +44 (0)1233 813875 f +44 (0)870 950 4591
Contacts Diana Pound
Specialists in designing and facilitating co-operative decision making for the natural environment. Training and consultancy.

Dick Watson Community Projects
14 Riverside, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5JB, UK
t +44 (0)1803 865773 e
Experienced consultant on stakeholder participation and community project management.

Earth & Marine Environmental Consultants EAME
The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ,
t +44 (0)151 223 0037 e
Contacts David Wells, Neil Coyne, Sandra Pugh
Multi-disciplinary environmental consulting practice that specialises in providing technical expertise and innovative solutions to complex and challenging environmental problems.

Economic Development Consultants Directory EDCD
Independent directory of consultants working in the field of Economic Development. 

Engage Planning
University of Warwick Science Park, Warwick Innovation Centre, Warwick, CV34 6UW, UK
t 01926 623095 w
Contacts Rachel Carson, Director
Expertise in devising and implementing community consultation programmes within the planning system. Formed in 2007. 

Global Site Plans
6375 Carolinda Drive, Granite Bay, California, 95746, USA
t 00 1 213-457-3588 e
Contacts Renée van Staveren, Principal
Specializes in website design, internet marketing, social media, branding, and content services tailored to the unique qualities of architecture, engineering, environmental non-profits, landscape architecture, and urban planning.

Green Issues Communiqué
1st floor, The Registry, Royal Mint Court, London, EC3N 4QN, UK
t +44 (0)20 7457 2020 w
Stakeholder engagement and community consultations specialists.

Haacke Associates
542 Nupen Crescent, Midrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 1682, South Africa
t 0118055687 e
Multidisciplinary practice, encompassing town planning, regional planning, land surveying, valuation and associated fields such as municipal rates determination and expropriations, as well as actual property development. With over 70 years of involvement in property matters within Southern Africa, Haacke Associates is one of the oldest and most experienced firms in South Africa.

Halsall Lloyd Partnership (HLP)
98 Duke Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 5AG, UK
t +44 (0)151 708 8944 f 0151 709 1737
Contacts Bill Halsall, Snr Partner; Geoffrey Lloyd, Snr Partner; Mark Jermy, Partner; David Rudki

A multi-disciplinary architecture and design practice with a wide range of skills and experience in all aspects of design of the built environment. Create design solutions with care and understanding within a culture of innovation in both product and process. Approach is pro-active, working with clients to develop ideas and realise visions; and environmentally aware, achieving successfully integrated projects. HLP works as a studio based team offering a responsive, high quality interdisciplinary design service. Core professional disciplines are: Architecture; Urban Design; Planning & Regeneration Advice; Masterplanning; Landscape Architecture; Project Management; Community Consultation; Energy & Sustainability Assessment; Interior Design; Lighting Design; Graphic Design; CDM Co-ordination; Clerk of Works Services. The partnership was established in 1975, has a network of four offices, and works throughout England and Wales. Offices are based in: Liverpool; Preston; Nottingham; Newcastle.

Imagine Places
66 Bartholomew Road , Kentish Town, London , NW5 2AL , UK
t +44 (0)790 4310053 e
Contacts Angela Koch, Director
Supports you and your planning and design processes with tools, methods, strategies and ideas that have proven to enable collaborative working environments, learning across disciplines and widespread ownership of a developed vision, plan and actions for delivery. Particular interest lies in using creative, delightful and hands-on engagement tools, forging opportunities for conversations between professionals, local residents, officers, businesses, artists, politicians, landowners and other place-users. Develop and deliver comprehensive engagement programmes including large scale design and planning workshops, street-based conversations with a cross-section of place-users, social media, road shows, design land use games etc. together with you and your team. Aim is to enable people from all walks of life to get involved, collaborate and decide together when the look, feel and prosperity of our streets, neighbourhoods, cities and regions is up for change.

J-go Consultants Ltd
The Concordia Centre, Railway Arches 420/421 Burdett Road, London , E3 4AA, UK
t +44 (0)207 538 0008 e
Contacts Jonathan HemsJan Bros
Accessibility, Independence and Innovation - J-go is a social enterprise committed to supporting local communities to increase their skills base so that they can participate more effectively in ongoing regeneration opportunities.

John Thompson & Partners
23-25 Great Sutton Street, London, EC1 0DN, UK
t +44 (0)20 7017 1780 f 7017 1781
Contacts John Thompson and Charles Campion
Architects, urbanists and placemakers with much experience of participatory community planning methods in the UK and internationally. Community planning weekends and charrettes a speciality.

Kansara Hackney Ltd
St Peters House, Windmill Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7HS, UK
t +44 (0)1625 431792 e
Experienced community architecture and planning practice.

Kevin Murray Associates
Fergus House, 127 Fergus Drive, Glasgow, Scotland, G20 6BY, UK
t +44 (0)141 945 3651 e
Contacts Kevin Murray
Consultancy operating across the spectrum of spatial planning, regeneration, urban design and community consultation. 

Local Futures Group
2nd floor, 43 Eagle Street, London, WC1R 4AT, UK
t +44 (0) 20 7440 7360 f 7440 7370
Contacts Mark Hepworth, Ian Christie
Specialises in regeneration based on joined up policies and private-public partnerships. Relationship marketing for companies through focus groups, workshops and use of local knowledge databases. Futures analysis of social, economic, political and cultural trends.

Local Level
t 0773 042 9993 e
More than 25 years experience in community development, offering facilitation, imaginative event design, creative evaluation and the role of expert critical friend. Proud of reputation for creative, rewarding workshops and well-written, useful reports.

The Localism Network
t +44 (0)117 923 2240 e
Contacts Jeff Bishop
Network of professionals working in the South West of England providing advice to communities, councils and developers on planning, design and development.  

Lynn Wetenhall Associates
29 Cowick Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 9NQ, UK
t 01392 681664 e
Facilitates sustainable solutions. Partnership development and supporting effective multi-agency collaborative processes. 

Matrix Partnership
17 Bowling Green Lane, London, EC1R 0QB, UK
t +44 (0)20 7490 9360 f 7490 9368
Contacts London office: Matt Lally or Andrew Burns. Poole office: Gerald Brady or Charles Gardner.
Urban design, architectural and landscape practice, with offices in London and Poole (Dorset). Has a breadth of experience of a wide range of community engagement techniques and exercises applied in a wide variety of neighbourhood planning and design projects.

t +44 (0)7590 491360 e
Contacts Liane Hartley
Social enterprise that helps planning and development become more socially intelligent. Sees the Community as Client.

Neighbourhood Vision Ltd
1 Canons Close, Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7 7ER, UK
t 01923 859 566 e
Contacts Kathleen Tyson
Starter packages for new neighbourhood plans under the Localism Act 2011 including set up of dedicated emails, website, Twitter account, Facebook account, Google documents with templates for surveys, meeting minutes, policy reports and draft plan.  Support packages for website, email and administrative support and draft document editing.

Neil Williamson Associates
Brookfield, St George’s Well Avenue, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 1AR, UK
t +44 (0) 7910 180 226 e
Contacts Neil Williamson
Provides support, advice and capacity building to enable local communities to have their voice heard in the planning system. Including comprehensive professional services in neighbourhood planning.

Nick Wates Associates
29 Lower Park Road, Hastings, TN34 2LA, UK
t +44 (0)1424 712612 e
Contacts Nick Wates, Managing Director
Community planning consultants. Provides support on process management. Publishers of this website.

Nishuane Group, LLC
105 Grove Street, Montclair, New Jersey, 07042, USA
t +1 973 233 0600 f +1 973 954 2677
Contacts Michele Delisfort George Wheatle Williams
Focuses on economic and community development, housing, land use regulations, developing and sustaining the mission to improve a growing community. Has successfully worked on projects pertaining to nonprofits, private developers, universities, municipalities and the general public. Develops products that improve the physical, economic, environmental and/or social aspects of communities. Its planning process is designed to connect people to jobs, develop improved and quality housing for all segments of the population and stimulate overall neighborhood revitalization. Plans include strategies that allow clients to realize their real estate development goals, initiate neighborhood programs, implement sustainable growth and obtain the necessary fiscal support to implement projects.

Paul Lusk Consultancy
4 Old Worcester Road, Albrighton, Wolverhampton, WV7 3EZ, UK
t +44 (0)800 533 5450 e
Contacts Paul Lusk, Director

Helps residents to have more say in their housing and other local services; councils, housing associations and partnerships to regerate neighbourhoods; communities to run their own organisations successfully. Training, advice, commitment. 

Phil Jones Associates
Innovation Centre, 1 Devon Way, Longbridge Technology Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2TS, UK
t +44 (0)121 222 5422 f 222 5423
Contacts Phil Jones
Transport planning consultancy with expertise in analysis and design. Sees streets as opportunities for good placemaking, and not just for traffic movement. Has worked on a number of community-led projects and operates across the UK.

Place Studio
Bristol and Exeter House, Bristol, BS1 6QS, UK
t 0117 325 3300 e
Contacts Katie Lea, Jeff Bishop, Vaughan Thompson
A small and independent urban design and place-shaping consultancy. Specialises in community engagement and collaborative approaches to design and planning. By helping key stakeholders work better together from the outset, helps to create places that are responsive to local community needs and based on sound design principles. Recent work has focused on neighbourhood planning and working with local authorities to shape ways in which communities can shape strategic plans.

21 New Road, Burton Lazars, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2UU, UK
t +44 (0)1664 568819 e
Contacts Colin Wilkinson
Planning consultancy that can help community groups, parish and town councils prepare a neighbourhood plan for their area which can set out where new development can take place and areas to be protected. Considerable experience in working with local communities in preparing village and neighbourhood plans. Currently supporting a number of Neighbourhood Plans including the Fosse Villages (Wave 1 Front Runner), Waltham (Wave 2), Asfordby (Wave 3) and Billesdon (Wave 5).

The Pool, Locality
t +44 (0)7525 236 796 f +44 (0)845 458 8337
Contacts Vicki Papworth

A special resource with 150 associates who offer an uncompromising quality of advice and support throughout the UK on the holistic regeneration of neighbourhoods. Drawn from Locality membership and wider community enterprise and social action practitioners, the Associates have a wealth of grassroots expertise. The Pool contains a sub-group of technical specialists - these include lawyers, architects, surveyors, designers and conservation /heritage advisors, as well as high-level thinkers around governance and structure. These advisors can be teamed with other Associates or can offer stand-alone advice at key points in a project. 

PPS Group
Langham House, 302-308 Regent Street, London, W1B 3AT, UK
t 020 7529 1700 e
Contacts Stephen Byfield, Managing Director
Community and political engagement. Helps clients engage with local communities, seeks out and mobilises local support and guides the way through the local politics and media. Established 1990. Has experience of all sectors, from residential to retail, energy to waste management, commercial to leisure. Can help if you want to understand localism and get practical advice on gaining planning consent.

Priority Estates Project (PEP)
Dominique House, 1 Church Road, Netherton, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 0LY, UK
t +44 (0)1793 737294 e
Non-profit consultancy and training on locally-based housing services and resident involvement. Useful publications and information sheets. 

Rachel Leggett - community engagement expertise
t +44 (0)7947 615335 e
Contacts Rachel Leggett
Provides expertise in the design and delivery of community engagement for developers, architects, planners, urban designers, local authorities, town & parish councils, and the voluntary & community sector. Based in Norfolk, UK.

21 Garden Walk, London, EC2A 3EQ, UK
t +44 (0)20 7033 2600 f +44 (0)20 7033 2601
Specialises in community-led regeneration, local economic development, and planning and employment services. Social enterprise aiming to create sustainable, attractive and inclusive neighbourhoods, which foster the talent and diversity of local people. 

Resources for Change
1 New Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7SF,
t 01938 555759 w
Specialists in engagement and sustainable development. Work with grassroots and policy makers, bringing communication and innovation to a wide range of projects and issues. Work with rural, urban, peri-urban and city communities for more resilient futures.

RPS Group
20 Milton Park, Abingdon, OX14 4SH, UK
t +44 (0)1235 438 000 f +44 (0)1235 864 451

International consultancy providing advice on:

  • Exploration and production of energy and other natural resources
  • Development and management of the built and natural environment.

4 Bridge Cottages, Aberford, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 3AB, UK
t 0113 2812522 e
Contacts David Gluck
Rural Development consultancy specialising in Neighbourhood Development Planning, Village Design Statements, parish and community-led planning

Sarkissian Associates Planners
PO Box 20117, Nimbin, NSW, 2480, Australia
t +61 2 6689 0432 f 6689 0221
Contacts Wendy Sarkissian
Experienced practitioners and academics. International presentations. Useful regional contact. 

Shared Future CIC
28 Cromwell Grove, Manchester, M19 3GB, UK
t +44 (0)7963 706106 e
Contacts Jez Hall
Advice, information, and consultancy services to the public sector and the charity, community and social economy. Specialities include participatory budgeting, citizen led inquiries, asset development, community led planning, youth and community empowerment, social enterprise, social impact, organisational change and strategy, feasibility studies and project coordination.

Shared Practice
11 Clifton Street, Brighton, BN1 3PH, UK
t +44 (0)1273 774557 e
Contacts Dianne Warburton, Nigel Ordish
Independent partnership dedicated to sustainable development, participatory democracy and creative endeavour. Aims to innovate, question and consolidate through work involving research, evaluation and writing, design, music and higher education.

Slow Communities
1969 Weybridge Road, Weybridge, Vermont, VT 05753, USA
t +1 802 545 4507 e
Contacts Bill Roper, Founder and President
Provides a range of governance and community planning services to the non-profit, municipal and philanthropic sectors. 

Snapdragon Consulting Ltd
Suite 2.07, Chester House, 1-3 Brixton Road, London, SW9 6DE, UK
t 020 3176 4161 e
Contacts Rebekah Paczek, Fiona Brenner, Debbie Street
Formed to respond to the localism agenda. Specialist and responsive political and communications capabilities across the property, housing, regeneration, public and not-for-profit sectors. Can help navigate the complex and subtle world of local and national politics and relationships, and create a careful and coherent engagement strategy around your plans or issues.

148 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AT, UK
t +44 (0)20 7729 1705 f 7729 0778
Community engagement experts with track record of high profile urban design projects.   

4 Church Street, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6JG, UK
t 01502 726161 e
Contacts Jessica Topham, Community Engagement Director.
Delivers bespoke community engagement campaigns designed to engage with the right people, at the right time, in the right way. Working in the property, energy and infrastructure sectors.

Stephens Planning & Design LLC
t +1 (503) 501-7397 e
Contacts Ric Stephens
Experience includes collaborative design. Website includes interesting selection of posters including on community planning and public involvement.

Streets - UK
Carries out community consulation and engagement in the development and regeneration sector. 

Studio Real
Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1BY, UK
t +44 (0)1865 261461 e
Urban design practice with community planning expertise.

Think Place
Britannia House, Glenthorne Road, London, W6 0LH, UK
t +44 (0)208 748 4612 e
Urban designers and masterplanners operating in all sectors, including regeneration and community planning. Focus on developing the circumstances for great places to grow and exist, through collaborative working.

Tim Pharoah
37 Abbotswood Road, London, SW16 1AJ, UK
t +44 (0)20 8769 1560 f 8769 7866
Consultant with over 40 years experience in local government, academia and consultancy, working in transport, public realm, and planning and policy making. Works also with multi-disciplinary teams, tailored to individual projects. Great website resource.

The Urbanists Collaborative (TUC) - Taipei
4F, No.310, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd, Da-an District, Taipei City, 10694, Taiwan, ROC
t +886.2.7711.0779 w
Group of urbanists who practice in urban, architectural, landscape planning and design. Believes in the synergy of human beings, urban events and the man-made environment. Focuses on social development. Determined to improve the environment in creative, fun and smart ways.

10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR, UK
t +44 (0) 161 200 5500 f 7831 2466
Contacts Nicholas Falk, David Rudlin
Urban regeneration consultants with long experience of community planning. Expertise in round table workshops. Also has London office.

Vista Consulting
16 Old Birmingham Road, Lickey End, Bromsgrove, B60 1DE, UK
t +44 (0)1527 837930 f 837940
Contacts Ann Brooks
Information and consultancy on critical mass events such as real time strategic change.

Von Zadow International
Von Zadow GmbH,, Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 31 b, D-14548 Schwielowsee, Germany
t +49 (0)33209 20833 f 20834
Contacts Andreas von Zadow
Development companions for sustainable development in cities, communities and organisations. Leadership, coaching, change, events, cities. 

Wendy Gain Consulting
Wellington Point 4160, Brisbane, Australia
t 0422 330 793 e
Contacts Wendy Gain
Community consultant working with healthcare organisations and community service providers as a facilitator, strategic advisor, partnership broker and grants writer to help them achieve results through collaborations and partnerships. Certified Appreciative Inquiry facilitator.

Tyddyn Y Pwll, Carno, Caersws, Powys, SY17 5JU, UK
t +44 (0)7767 370739 e
Contacts Romy Shovelton

International design and facilitation consultancy, specializing in effective and productive engagement of large groups of stakeholders. Wikima use a wide variety of methods, including Open Space Technology and Future Search.

Zumundo Community and Environmental Planning
401 2nd Ave, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M3, Canada
t 1 250 430 1551 e
Contacts Jeff Zukiwsky
Brings together eclectic teams to work with government and industry stakeholders to solve unique planning challenges. Provides professional planning services related to: climate resilience and adaptation, tourism and recreation planning, risk management and impact assessment.