Town Planning

The Role of PR in the Planning Process

The consultancy’s in depth involvement in commercial property development has naturally led to a skills base in contributing to winning planning consents.

Those skills include:

  • Producing media statements, briefing documents and community involvement strategies.
  • Arranging meetings, presentations and briefings with Planning Officers, Councillors and Members of Parliament.
  • Organising public consultation meetings and exhibitions. Producing video and power point presentations.
  • Media liaison and briefings and acting as media contact point.

The consultancy has contributed to the following planning applications:


  • 120 acre Phase One – Birch Coppice Business Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire for IM Properties
  • 124 acre Phase 2 – Birch Coppice Business Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire for IM Properties
  • 24 acre Rail Freight Terminal – Birch Coppice Business Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire for IM Properties/P&O Nedlloyd

Mixed Use

  • 137 acre Peddimore mixed use development site, Birmingham for P&O Properties


  • 500 unit residential scheme, Bridgnorth, Shropshire for Wimpey Homes/Persimmon Homes
  • 90 unit Retirement Village, Eccleshall, Staffordshire for H&H Holman Properties
  • 150 unit residential scheme, Alrewas, Staffordshire for Essington Park.

The consultancy is working alongside law firm Pinsent Masons on behalf of a property client to advise on implications on the route of HS2 the proposed high speed rail line between London and Birmingham.

Your consolidated record of media coverage demonstrates your efforts in creating a significant amount of interest


The huge number of published words and pictures you have generated for us over 20 years would make interesting statistics and proof of your determination to achieve consistent results.

I M Properties

It has been a pleasure working with you to achieve both a high level of press coverage for Tarmac Topmix and lead generation for our specialist products


Your admirable attention to detail, imaginative approach and exemplary professionalism produced exactly the positive impression we intended


During a successful nine year relationship you have consistently achieved a high level of media coverage which has played a significant role in our property investment and development marketing strategy

P & O Properties