The largest independent planning consultancy in the North – Spawforths

Spawforths are an award winning and innovative multidisciplinary team of architects, planners and master planners who are passionate about creating beautiful places which will stand the test of time.

The team are currently promoting over £12 billion worth of development through the planning system including over 40,000 new homes and 25 million square feet of commercial floor space. Of these their architects are delivering 1 million sq ft of commercial floor space worth £145 million and 650 new homes worth £140 million throughout the North of England and the Midlands.

  • Planning
    At the heart of the business is the largest independent planning consultancy in the north employing a large team of chartered town planners with expertise in local plans, development control, appeals and environmental assessments.
  • Masterplanning
    Sitting alongside the planners is a dedicated masterplanning team, all of which have post graduate degrees in urban design with dual qualifications in related disciplines such as architecture.
  • Architecture
    Employing only chartered architects with membership of both ARB and the RIBA, the architects regularly ensure that their outline planning proposals are deliverable as well as delivering high quality and innovative one-off buildings.
  • Consultation
    They have a dedicated in-house team of community consultation professionals who are familiar with the challenges and opportunities associated with trying to deliver large scale development projects within or adjacent to established communities.
  • Project Management
    For large and/or complex projects, they often provide a full or partial project management service to clients, assisting with the appointment and management of other consultants and managing the project programme and deliverables.
Spawforths are proud to act as trusted advisers to a wide range of clients including private individuals, businesses, charities and the public sector. If you would like further assistance please do not hesitate to contact them: