Sure Planning Permission Services

Planning regulations and guidelines are changing all the time and vary from borough to borough. Our professionals will give expert advice and process the actions required for a successful application efficiently and cost consiously. Do you even need planning permission? What do the council need to validate an application? How long will it take? How much will it cost? Our creative professionals offer all the services for a fast and effective design!

Free Consultation

We’ll ask all the right questions and assess your requirements. We’ll advise you of planning restrictions, guideline and regulations. We’ll provide you with a qualified fee proposal that will itemise the services that may be necessary for your planning application.

Survey & investigations

A measured survey will be provide details of the existing property and its surroundings.

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Investigations together with detailed reports and analysis may include:-

  • Initial consultation
  • Pre-qualification / feasibility study
  • Proposal
  • SURVEY (measured)
  • Topographical survey (inc. levels and drains) as required
  • Building report
  • Asbestos survey
  • Soil investigation and report
  • Contamination report
  • Arboricultural survey (inc. method statement)
  • Archeaological report

These will enable us to work with to produce the ideal design and enable you to visualise the end result.

Final design

Once you have approved a final design we can compile and complete the necessary statements etc.

Application submission

The application can be submitted to the local planning dept. via the council's web portal. The council will update this as the application progresses. We will provide you with the necessary application number and website details to enable you to track your application yourself, but we will keep you informed and advise you throughout the process.

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We'll cover the following:

  • Impact Assessment
  • Traffic Management Plan
  • Noise and Pollution Report
  • Environment Assessment
  • FRA Flood Risk Assessment
  • Daylight and Sunlight Assessment & Report
  • Basement Assessment
  • Design & Access Statement / Heritage statement
  • Pre-application enquiries (local authority level)
  • Outline Planning Application (6-8 weeks)
  • Permitted Development (6-8 weeks)
  • Householder application (6-8 weeks)
  • Full Planning (development) (6-8 weeks)
  • Listed Building Consent
  • Conservation Area Consent (D&A statement)
  • (local authority or independent inspector)
  • Building Notice (contractor)
  • Full Plans application - conditional approval notice
  • Structural engineers design and calculations
  • CSOH (Code for Sustainable Homes)
  • Secured by Design Accreditation
  • SAP Calcs & Energy Assessment
Detail Design & Specification

The construction drawings bring the fine detail to a conclusion that is essential for a successful project. These enable craftsmen, construction companies and manufactures to accurately price and supply product and services.

Tender Processes

We create a tender document that can be distributed to main and sub-contractors for the purpose of price comparison and selection.

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We'll do the following:

  • Detail design (working drawings)
  • Co-ordination third party consultants
  • Electric (power) and lighting plan (application to Utilities providers as necessary)
  • H&V plan (application to Utilities providers as necessary)
  • Demolition Plan
  • Setting out drawings
  • Drainage schedule and plan (applications Water Utilities co.'s as necessary)
  • Landscaping plan (hard and soft landscaping)
  • Site planning
  • Window and Door schedules
  • Finishes Schedules
  • Lighting Plan
  • Tender Documentation
  • Tender administration
  • Schedule of Works
  • Bill of Quantities
  • Tender Issue
  • Tender Analysis

When the contractors have been selected for the project, to facilitate safe and satisfactory expedition it is essential for diligence to be carried out.


During the construction phases the process of monitoring and reporting lets you the project owner keep a breast of progress.

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We'll do the following:

  • Pre-contract meeting
  • agree programme and scope of works
  • construction sum agreed
  • appointment of main contractor
  • Draw up contracts / contract administration (JCT/FMB) inc. LAD's
  • Insurances / PI / Public Liability
  • Party Wall notice / award
  • Project management
  • On site attendance / Progress meetings
  • Construction Design Management (CDM co-ordination) HSE
  • Contractor site management
  • Valuations
  • Architect Instructions / Variations
  • Snagging
  • Practical Completion
  • Retention
  • Defects
  • Certification

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No decision can be guaranteed and occasionally the council may take a view to review the facts and invite further discussion before deciding either way. We can assist with our team of experienced planners and architects even if we have not been involved in the original application. We can help!

We'll do the following:

  • Re-application
  • Application amendments
  • Referred to committee
  • Appeals to over through decision

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