Without the right help, rural planning and development can be a minefield. But at AssetSphere, we provide objective, independent planning and development advice for estates and private individuals. We can assist with everything from site identification and assessment, through to project management of the entire planning process. Our rural planning and development advice adheres to the most up-to-date national legislation, including the National Planning Policy Framework.

Our planning and development services include:

  • Addressing planning issues including architectural design and appearance in conservation areas and areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB)
  • Agricultural planning applications (barns, slurry storage, cow tracks, agricultural tied dwellings and other areas which form part of farm diversification)
  • Architectural plans and drawings
  • Assistance with promotion through the development plan process
  • Building regulations
  • Change-of-use planning applications
  • Conservation area and listed buildings applications
  • Design and access statements
  • Development plan monitoring
  • Environmental surveys and reports

  • Highways and landscape appraisals

  • Highways surveys and reports

  • Listed-building consent
  • Planning applications for solar and wind renewable energy developments
  • Pre-application and consultation
  • Project management of the planning process
  • Promotion and option agreements

  • Property promotion and management
  • Public relations
  • S106 negotiations and pre-commencement conditions
  • Site assessment

  • Site identification

  • Site management specifications

  • Site surveys

  • Urban regeneration

  • Feasibility studies

“I am very pleased with the service I have received from AssetSphere to achieve planning consent. Having failed to achieve results previously, I went to AssetSphere who took an innovative approach with my planning application. They utilised Permitted Development Rights, recognising the benefits in terms of being cost effective and providing a timely decision which gave me the outcome that I wanted.”

Tony Barwick


To learn more about our rural property consultancy services, call Richard Edge or Alex Orttewell on 01935 852170 or email info@assetsphere.co.uk