We would not hesitate to recommend the services of RCC Town Planning Consultancy. The service provided is friendly and approachable yet highly professional, with the intricacies of the planning process explained simply yet informatively. Their service exceeded our expectations in terms of efficiency, professionalism and helpfulness.
Yet again RCC Town Planning have successfully helped me navigate the complex and difficult planning process. Their judgement and comprehensive knowledge were key to the project’s success. I could not have achieved this result on my own.
RCC Town Planning have successfully secured our planning permission for a complicated development site. We were in a difficult position having invested in this project and been let down by our partners. Richard Cosker gave us good advice, recommended other professionals that we needed and helped keep costs down. It was good to have someone that we could trust especially as we were slightly in the dark about the planning issues. We would highly recommend him and his team.
We have been very impressed with the service provided by RCC Town Planning Consultancy. Richard Cosker giving us excellent advice based on his wealth of experience. We needed change of use from Commercial to Residential for our garage site. This was expected to be a difficult and time consuming process. However Richard and his team achieved the required permission in less than three months from being appointed as our agent. We therefore thoroughly recommend his consultancy.
Coming to the end of a residential conversion with the house on the market and under offer, the Council decided there were design issues contrary to the planning permission. We were under severe time pressure but Richard managed to speedily draw up a new application and also resolve an issue concerning a planning condition relating to a required bat roost. Happily the Council approved and the sale went through. Using someone with good contacts e.g. ecological consultants proved essential in the end.
I would like to express my thanks at the efficient, effective, helpful and friendly way you and your team worked to secure my Certificate of Lawfulness, I am sure we would never have achieved this without your assistance. You carried out all aspect promptly and kept me informed at all times as to what was happening. You can be assured that I will highly recommend your services to anyone else in need of planning advice. Thank you.
We were very pleased we have been with the services of Richard Cosker of RCC Town Planning Consultancy. The company handled quickly and efficiently all details of our application to change the use of our office building into residential apartments. Any problems were quickly resolved and our application was submitted according to plan. The granting of permission was of PDR was successful a few days in advance of the statutory expected date. I have no hesitation in recommending RCC Town Planning Consultancy.
On behalf of Gaiger Solar Ltd, we would like to thank RCC Town Planning for their work on the successful granting under delegated powers of planning permission for our 20MW solar farm in Trowbridge. This application was always going to be a difficult one due to being in a Greenbelt area, but RCC Town Planning carefully and expertly put together a planning application that received only one objection and many letters of support. Throughout the whole process RCC Town Planning kept us fully up to date with everything and kept to the timescales required in what has ended up being a time critical project. We cannot speak highly enough of the quality of service that we have received from RCC Town Planning, and would recommend their services to anyone.
After many years of disappointment working with various planning consultants we fortunately found RCC Town Planning Consultancy. With Richard Cosker’s expertise, knowledge and highly professional services a full planning permission was granted. This was a complicated application with many difficult and sensitive issues. Richard dealt with each stage promptly and we are extremely grateful for the friendly support and constant communication he provided. We highly recommend RCC and cannot thank Richard and his team enough.
Richard and Victoria of RCC Town Planning Consultancy were a complete joy to work with, they offered a comprehensive service and talked through each stage in layman’s terms, which we believe is the key to explaining the many complex rules around planning, so we as clients were able to fully understand each stage of the process. In our case the change of use application for our business (www.gentlearttattoostudio.co.uk) was one of the more controversial applications and RCC were able to secure it for us. I would recommend anyone to use their service.
We could not recommend Richard and his team highly enough. We found them wholly professional throughout the process of applying for planning permission for an outdoor arena at out new family home. With a large renovation project it was great to hand this particular section over to Richard and his team to deal with, they required no monitoring or chasing but kept us informed at all times. It was not entirely straightforward since we were looking for a larger than usual size arena, which was granted due to the super application. Thank you Richard and team, we love our new arena.
RCC Town Planning Consultancy has assisted Wadworth & Co. Ltd with a number of projects over the last twelve months. I have found his knowledge of Planning to be excellent providing invaluable advice, support and guidance through complicated and difficult issues.
The Planning process can be a long drawn out process. Richard has always maintained regular communication so that I am fully aware of the status of preliminary enquires and full applications. Richard has provided an all round service and has successfully negotiated with the Planners changes or amendments without compromising the final outcome.
The task of finding a good planning consultant can be the work of many years. The past experience Richard Cosker has gained from working within local authority has given the edge over many practices. I look for someone who can understand that I am seeking to maximise returns and lead me through what is a very complicated planning process. In my opinion RCC Town Planning Consultancy provides an outstanding quality service at a competitive price - David Tullie, Director Luckington Homes www.luckington-homes.co.uk
We have employed RCC Town Planning Consultancy on a number of projects, including the conversion of a listed building into 13 flats. RCC Town Planning Consultancy gave us expert guidance through the planning system and were excellent at communicating with us as the process was running. They knew instinctively where we should stand our ground on issues and which ones we should negotiate on. In the end the right result was achieved will little fuss and a very satisfied client.
We found RCC Town Planning Consultancy provided a simple and effective service which allowed us to obtain planning permission for an extension to our house with no fuss or bother; well worth the very reasonable fees.
We contacted Richard Cosker when we decided to apply for planning permission to build a house in our very large garden. Richard’s advice has been invaluable and his work has been highly professional throughout. Planning permission was granted without any problems and we are delighted with that outcome. We would thoroughly recommend Richard and his team at RCC Town Planning Consultancy.
Richard Cosker of RCC Town Planning provided advice which enabled me to obtain planning permission for an in-fill development in a conservation area. Richard’s judgement as to the process required to satisfy the demands of the planners when considering an application in such a sensitive area was critical and we would not have succeeded without him. I would not hesitate to use him again.
We found RCC Town Planning Consultancy efficient, pro-active and good at communication; and that enabled us to achieve the planning permission we sought in the time originally indicated.
Living in an AONB surrounded by Heritage Woodland, a Roman archaeological site and beautiful open views, obtaining planning permission for stables, a manege and extensions to our house was always going to be a challenge. The site had a history of refused applications and our first attempt at permission for a manege was refused. We contacted RCC Town Planning Consultancy for help. Richard Cosker came and visited us and immediately understood what we wanted to achieve and how to balance that with maintaining the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the planning policy of West Berkshire County Council. His advice was excellent and, throughout the subsequent planning applications he kept an open dialogue with ourselves and the planning officers, ensuring any questions were promptly answered and reassurances given. We received approval for all the planning applications we made. We are very grateful to Richard for his support and advice and strongly recommend his services.
After many unsuccessful attempts of trying to secure planning permission in our garden we approached the services of RCC Town Planning Consultancy. Richard and his team took care of everything for us and kept us informed throughout the whole process. We were extremely pleased to hear after 29 years Richard obtained our long waited permission. Thank you very much for all your professionalism and we will have no hesitation in recommending you.
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RCC was approached by a farmer from outside of Devizes who wanted to create a golf driving range as part of a farm diversification project. It was clear straight away that, whilst this was an excellent business proposition with little competition in the local area, it would raise a number of difficult planning issues, including possible; highways impact, ecological impact, landscape impact and light pollution.