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chartered town & country planning, energy & carbon consultants  



Civic is multi-professional

planning, development control, building control,
architectural drawings, listed buildings, local plans

energy and carbon consultancy of
comprehensive advice and service
s as you request them

competitive convenience and preference

based on experienced expertise looking at your requests in confidence, advising on development, formulating proposals & designs, preparing, monitoring, as and when, on your behalf through all stages of town planning and of energy & carbon
-  all site  appraisals and feasibilities assessments, representations, outline and detailed proposals, architectural drawings, all (pre)Applications, requisite regularisations. 
-  energy and carbon guidance, pre-assessments, upgrading solutions and audits from initial consultations to detailed presentations and certifications, regulations and law. 
-  buildings and sites management, back-up support, infrastructure, development concepts.

- aimed at smooth permissions processes in transitions, your particular scales and levels of interests from buildings and site servicing to substantial issues for all uses, inclusive of restaurants, environmental health, institutions, infrastructure and industrial plant and sites.
- environmental issues, projects, energy renewables.

- specialist needs, immediate pertinent advice, project support.
- specialist sources.


Computer Aided Design Plans For You
Formulating Proposals, Detailing And Design
Unique Contexts And Assessments

Our experienced architectural drawings computer aided design team liaise quickly, providing for your needs on a projected quoted costs basis
- compiling single or multiple floorspaces with elevations and site plans as required.
Contact us for quotations of cost-effective private residential/ in-house business/ land owner margins.
- we also supply CAD plans for engineers/designers/fabricators/consultants.
- minor changes as for many other services are inclusive - Please consult us now to ask for and discuss quotations.

To be frank most 'Minor' (from details to uses and extensions) Property and Site Management Applications, private and corporate, usually boil down to representations, understanding policy flexibilities and correct plans detailing
- most issues are feasible in practical, building or site terms.
Such costs in the main comprise Computer Aided Design plans and submitting relevant Applications details.
- See our Minor Applications page please and ask/ send for and discuss quotations.


Information or requests?
Forward suggestions?
Something we can do for you - quotations?
discussions in confidence


We openly welcome all enquiries, helping you define issues, stages and feasibilities, also referrals from agents, clients, builders, constructors, positively encouraging business, government and institutional interests and requests and providing cautious initial advice - you can be sure of a positive reception with our feet on the ground and no demands, nor for exclusivity of our services.

Civic has the facility to provide for all levels and scales of progressive interests welcoming all enquiries, offering the potential, if you so wish, to refine levels of service - and you can help us define your brief, estimates and quotation.
Enquiries to use our services frequently include some initial approaches on our part - if you wish, taking the opportunity in confidence to look at other issues.


We can advise quickly in confidence via discussions as also for services and innovation and to consider particular aspects.

Issues involving running costs processes we aim to inspect as quickly as possible for you, with appreciation of valuations and active representations as you require.
We offer progressive sustained guidance towards both immediate and strategic movements for a wide range of prospects.


All Advised Appraisals, (pre)Applications, (pre)Assessments, Audits


Where local authorities contact you to require regularisations we specialise in requisite advice, management and liaison and assist facilitating conveyances and enfranchisements. Such requirements can at times appear during subsequent Planning, Listed Building Consent, Conservation Area or Building Control Applications.


We are also asked to find development projects for project financing and investment opportunities covering a full range of interests and may be able to facilitate sales offers. Please contact us.


Clear Priorities

Choose to consult with us and we both prioritise and give preference to your particular interests.
We deal with most service enquiries, liaison and referrals in confidence relatively quickly especially refurbishment and smaller changes, property purchasing and specialists. Please Ask.

Clients always own their designs and plans on-site copyrights, as per our terms and conditions, ensuring conveyancing, enfranchising and copying convenience with no obligation to further commissions - with due removal of our professional keys or our acquiescence as necessary.


contact us to for further information, sources and services


CIVIC PLANNING & DESIGN GROUP is an active member of ESTA
We have an ambitious team approach


Civic is made up of core professional Planning, Development Control, Listed Buildings, Building Control Principals and, more recently, those for Energy and Carbon, together with a wide body of associates who are partners in associated professional property and environmental specialist firms who agree to provide work for the consultancy.




+44 (0)207 806 1406   +44 (0)744 253 2658   +44 (0)1242 513284

in confidence
exclusive representation
live management
cad, scanned plans, architectural drawings
Site Visits Appraisals, Reports, Specialisms
Planning, Development Control, Listed Building & Building Control Applications Services
Development Plans
Energy & Carbon


Head Office: Civic House, 35 Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham. GL53 0BD

56 Lisson Street, NW1 5DF