COVID-19 Adjustments ...


We are supporting applicants & local authorities by providing our services online, using video conferencing & remote desktop reviews. In this way we are offering high quality, expert, multidisciplinary and independent design review panel services whilst maintaining social distancing.

Site visits are now being carried out using 360 Virtual Tours.


Sessions should be booked using our online booking system.  In light of Government advice, we are not currently offering in person face to face meetings.

Design Review Panel; A Guide For Local Authorities

This document is aimed at those working in the planning process on the local authority side of planning and development; including economic development managers, executive directors, development management case officers, planning policy officers, specialist officers such as landscape, urban design and conservation  officers and planning managers. review panel process.

This document is also for elected members, particularly those with planning committee or cabinet responsibilities. It explains how our design review panel process works and incorporates suggestions on how local authorities may get the most value from the design review panel process.