Planning Consultancy

For over 30 years we have honed an effective and efficient approach to planning, gaining a huge amount of experience and a proven track record of our ability to advise you on how to gain planning permission for even the most challenging of projects.

Planning Permissions

A tenacious approach to planning over 30 years means we have the experience and proven track record to advise you on gaining planning permission for even the most challenging of projects. Applications for planning permission can be extremely complicated and the quality of the submission is a key factor in obtaining permission which is sometimes elusive.

On your behalf we take the lead in both the design process and the planning submission. With our history of successful planning applications we work to take the burden away from you. We complete all the necessary work, from filling in application forms to negotiating with the Planning Authority.

Once an application is submitted we undertake all the liaison with the Local Authority and we keep you updated and informed right the way through the process. In some circumstances your project may be undertaken under Permitted Development rights and we can advise on whether this would be appropriate for your circumstances.

We also have specific experience and a record of successful Listed Building Consent outcomes in working with historic and listed buildings including dealing with such demanding bodies as English Heritage. 

Building Regulations

Once you have obtained planning permission, most projects require a building regulations application to be submitted to your local authority, addressing how the design meets current regulations and other technical requirements.

Our comprehensive service ensures your project progresses seamlessly from planning permission through to building regulation approval and a swift start to your work on site. 

We pride ourselves on keeping right up to date with all the latest changes in legislation and with new building products, ensuring a smooth flow to your project and the selection of the best and most appropriate and cost-effective materials. 

Get in Touch...

Would you like to find out more about the many ways we help?

We’re always on hand for our current Clients and prospective ones. Should you want a little more information or would just like to have a chat, there are several ways that you can get in touch with us.

Nigel H Jowsey

Nigel H Jowsey

Principal Designer & Planning Consultant

  • Promptness of response : Nigel contacted me within five minute.P Henrick, Planning Permission,Badsey, Worcestershire - July 2023
  • Promptness of response : Nigel was in touch within hours of my enquiry
    Quality of service : Extremely helpful in giving advice and guidance. Has taken the burden of our application from us.
    Value for money : Have no experience to compare with and didn't bother with other quotes as we felt full confidence in Nigel from the word go.J Powys , Planning Permission,Winchombe, Gloucestershire - June 2023
  • Nigel Jowsey of Pershore Planning was one of the first people to respond to my enquiry. He made time to visit me at my property, provided some general advice & guidance before taking some measurements & heading off. He gave me a huge amount of confidence that he could successfully deliver what I needed. I asked Nigel to manage the whole process for securing the retrospective planning permission I needed for a garden office that I believed didn't require planning permission for but in the end did. It really did take the stress out of the whole process for me. I was kept informed of progress & was delighted when Nigel confirmed that permission had indeed been granted a few weeks later. I would happily enlist Nigel's help if I ever find myself in this situationA.Dunlop, Retrospective Planning Permission, Gloucestershire - November 2022
  • Good service for planning.J A G Kime, Planning Application, Cheltenham - July 2022
  • Very knowledgable and generally speedy replies to queries.V.Phelps, Planning & Design, Gloucester - August 2021
  • Really easy to use website and was a great help as we felt a bit lost going into an extension for the first time.
    From the get-go we were super impressed with Nigel, I filled the form out at 8 am on a Saturday morning and he'd responded by about 8:30! All the way through the process we've been able to drop him emails or questions and he's been a huge help especially as this is our first time ever doing anything like this! Planning application went smoothly and Nigel was super helpful with flood risk assessments as well! On top of all of this he understood what we wanted from our future home and was full of ideas to help us pinpoint and draw up exactly what we wanted! All in a great architectural designer and service!K.Vaughan, Evesham, Architect - June 2021
  • So helpful especially to one who has no knowledge of the systems.G.Neale, Architectural, Cheltenham - March 2021
  • Nigel has done a great job for our house extention, very responsive and always helpful for the next stage!S.Stone, Planning, Evesham - March 2021
  • 5 Star
    Promptness of response : very professionalC Nordhoff, Architectural Design- Other, Pershore, Worcs - December 2020
  • 5 StarsG H Browne, Architectural Design- Loft Conversion, Evesham, Worcs - April 2021
  • Even though i made an enquiry on Sunday i received a reply within an hour. Nigel offered the service i was looking for and took control of everything thereafter, pound for pound it was the best investment made on the project. More than professional, Nigel was everything i was seeking.Michael Evesham, Worcs, Building Regulations
  • Howard Architectural did a brilliant job – Nigel’s excellent team were all helpful and hardworking. We would recommend this company to anyone needing a project done which involves more than one area of work. The costs were very reasonable and there was always a quick response to any queries.Gordon & Patricia Jones, Nailsworth, Local Surveyors Direct website
  • We asked Nigel at Howard Architectural to look at carrying out some refurbishments on our Victorian terraced house in Cheltenham. Nigel is very experienced and came up with some excellent ideas to improve the property and make better use of the space. We were delighted with all the work and were impressed by Nigel’s professionalism and knowledge, and the quality of the work of all his team.Joanna & Robert Booth, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Ryeworth Road
  • I was impressed with the standard of work that Nigel achieves and his dedication to detail in order to achieve a high standard in the finished project.Chris Bullingham, Property Acquisitions, Cheldev Ltd
  • Nigel’s project management of my difficult Grade II restoration exceeded my expectations.Rachel Burgener , Information Analyst at NHS Gloucestershire
  • Nigel provided me with a very good service, to undertake structural work and re-model my home. Both Nigel and his appointed team were personable, good communicators whose work was of a high standard and who were always creative when problems arose. I was pleased with the final result and Nigel's willingness to complete any final snagging problems to my satisfaction.Marilyn Fairbairn, Cheltenham
  • Nigel has provided us with excellent service from early discussions helping us home in on what we really wanted, turning that into architectural drawings, securing planning permission, producing detailed drawings for the building regulations process, and producing detailed cost estimates to enable us to budget and assess competing quotes from builders.Julian Cox, Cheltenham, Street Life website
  • I needed some urgent help with a structural engineering issue so I sent a message to Howard Architectural on Friday evening. By Monday afternoon at 1400 Nigel and his structural engineer had spoken to my Building Regs officer and sorted the whole thing out! Nigel's professional and positive can-do attitude is exactly what I needed at that stage of my project and also the cost was extremely reasonable. I know who I will be calling if I need any more assistance with my project.Jezz Bird, Fairford, Gloucestershire
  • Prompt responses from several suppliers, one of whom I used to run my project.
    Excellent service provided. The whole process from drawing up plans, obtaining permissions through to securing tenders was conducted highly efficiently and speedily. The process and fees involved were clearly set out at the start. Modifications I requested to the initial plans were implemented to my full satisfaction. All correspondence was handled promptly. Highly recommended.R.Yearsley, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Project Planning
  • We acquired the services of Nigel Jowsey to conduct and manage our building project. Nigel is both professional and thorough in his approach. We also encountered great communication as to what was happening and the status of the project. I would highly recommend Nigel to anyone that is looking to undertake a building project and I would not hesitate to employ his services again. It was a brilliant experience and a pleasure working with Nigel.R.Halling, Tewksbury, Gloucestershire, Survey
  • We chose Nigel from a shortlist of 5 in the area, and were glad we did, He, along with his co-worker, Alexandra, who qualified recently make a great team balancing local knowledge and experience with more innovative design and flare. Thought the planning process Nigel kept us informed, spelling out the steps involved and involving us in the process. All round, a great experience which I'm sure will lead to a fantastic two-story extension once completed.Cheltenham, J. Minter - August 2020, Extension Design, Planning Application & Building Regs


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