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Pete Ferris

We contacted RCC Town Planning Consultancy after the Council’s enforcement officer had raised issues about our manege and hardstanding not having planning permission. Richard dealt with the matter on our behalf quickly and took care of all matters in applying for retrospective planning permission. It was a great relief when that retrospective permission was granted. 

Jim Lloyd

After the years of waiting it was very gratifying that a successful result was achieved with such efficiency. We are very pleased to acknowledge the part that RCC Town Planning Consultancy played in that result.

Chris Combe, Roundway Hill Farm

I was very happy with the advice and you took all of the hassle out of the planning process which ran smoothly and achieved the desired result.

SH, Easton Royal

Richard Cosker was retained by us to sort out an application for change of use of our annex. I am confident that if we had simply applied by ourselves, we would have been turned down, flat. Even when it looked like the permission was likely to be passed but with an extra piece of procedural paperwork, Richard was able to rebuff that challenge, saving us money. Taking all that into context, I think the service was very good – and the fee was worth the investment.

James King, Uphill Farm, Urchfont

I would like to say that we were very pleased and impressed with the success of our planning application for an agricultural dwelling on our farm, I think the approach and attention to the specific details involved was just what was wanted, it was as though you were one of us and really wanted to succeed, and at the end of the day the cost was very reasonable, I shall be using your services again if needed in the future.

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