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What Claxton Planning Services does

We have the simple aim of achieving the planning permission and development objectives of the clients we work with, in a timely and cost-effective manner.

We provide a range of services including:

  • Site appraisal and feasibility studies.
  • Submission of planning applications including Full, Outline, Permission in Principle, Change of Use and the discharge of conditions.
  • Planning appeals.
  • Creation of documentation to support planning applications including Design and Access Statements.
  • Call for Site submissions.
  • Project Management including appointment of multidisciplinary consultant teams.
  • Advice on Section 106 and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
  • Community Engagement strategies.
  • Public Consultation Events, in person and online.
  • Heritage and Conservation applications.
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Ensuring all aspects are covered

We are supported by a network of trusted specialist professionals, including;


Who can provide high quality, reliable and accurate Surveys for the following:


  • Topographical Surveys
  • Measured Building Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Laser Scanning
  • 3D Modelling and BIM Surveys
  • Area Measurements
  • UAV Surveys
  • Ground Penetrating Radar Surveys

Offering tailored drawing solutions for your project, using traditional and modern design approaches to achieve:


  • Domestic extensions
  • Single dwellings and new build developments
    Paragraph 80e dwellings
  • Agricultural workers dwellings
  • Conversion of buildings to residential or another use
  • New commercial and industrial buildings
    Agricultural barns
Heritage Consultants

Providing advice on the repair and improvement of buildings which have been listed as Heritage assets, and creating:


  • Listed Building Consent Applications
  • Heritage Impact Assessments
  • Statements of Heritage Significance
  • Historic Building Recording
  • Conservation Area Assessment

Who can give expert advice and provide surveys for:


  • Bats
  • Badgers
  • Greater Crested Newts
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Hedgehogs


To create

  • Preliminary
  • Ecological Assessments
  • Phase One Habitat Surveys
  • Biodiversity Net Gain
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Habitats Regulations Assessments
  • Biodiversity Net Gain
Arboricultural Surveyors

Who can provide high quality, reliable and accurate information to create the following:


  • Tree surveys using Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees (CAVAT) and Helliwell systems
  • Tree Constraint Plans
  • Tree Condition Surveys
  • Tree Risk Assessments
  • Tree Protection Plans
  • Arboricultural Impact Assessments
  • Arboricultural Method Statements
Landscape consultants

Offering tailored solutions to create


  • Hard and Soft Landscaping schemes
  • Landscape Desk Studies assessing landscape character, and determine visual envelopes
  • Landscape Visual Assessments
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments in accordance with LI/IEMA Guidelines
  • Landform analysis mapping
  • Tailor made assessments for Solar Panel Arrays
Flood and Water Engineers

Offering expert advice to create:


  • Flood Risk Assessments
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Schemes
  • Surface Water Drainage schemes
  • Flood Model reviews
  • Flood Map Challenge
  • Catchment Analysis
  • Flood Response Evacuation Plans
Highway Engineers

Who can provide advice, and high-quality solutions for the following


  • Highway designs
  • Adoptable roads (Section 38)
  • Street Works Licence (Section 50)
  • Alterations to site accesses (Section 184)
  • Make improvements and alterations to public highway (Section 278)
  • Sewage systems to adoptable standards (Section 104)
  • Diversion of sewer systems (Section 185)
  • Transport Statements
  • Transport Assessments

Offering expert advice to create


  • Desk Based Assessment
  • Written schemes of investigation
  • Post Excavation Assessment, research and publication
  • Fieldwalking and metal detecting
  • Geophysical Surveys
  • Trial trench Evaluations
  • Excavation and Strip, Map and Record

Our Contact Details


Office 3a Rosemary House, Landwades Business Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7PN.


07798 655 870

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