Independent Planning Advice and Help With Planning Applications

Robert Bryan is a Sheffield based, chartered town planner and an independent practitioner who advises clients with the objectives of achieving successful planning outcomes. Robert has a Geography and Sociology degree from Leeds University and a postgraduate Diploma in Town Planning gained at Trent Polytechnic in 1979. He became a consultant in 2012 after 30 years as a planner in local government. Robert was as Head of Planning at the Peak District National Park for 7 years and 15 years prior to that a Team Manager in Development Management at Sheffield City Council.

The earlier part of Robert's career was spent mainly in development control positions with various Planning Authorities including Mansfield District Council, Stafford Borough Council, Erewash Borough Council and Allerdale District Council.

Robert's planning practice has developed considerably since its establishment and Robert works with a wide range of fellow professionals to achieve comprehensive solutions. These professionals include architects, land and building surveyors, engineers, quantity surveyors, renewable energy practitioners, barristers, solicitors and estate agents. Working in conjunction with these experts the practice aims to provide a truly impartial and professional service to companies, organisations and individual clients.

We are a small practice with low overheads which allows our fees to be competitive.

We can provide a NO OBLIGATION QUOTATION free of charge.

In many cases we can use our extensive local government experience and contacts to provide clients with a view on the probability of achieving permission for the scheme that they propose.

  • Extensive experience in local government planning and an understanding of how to negotiate successful planning outcomes
  • Work is nationwide - We have particularly good contacts with South Yorkshire and East Midland Planning Authorities
  • Projects are coordinated with an established network of professionals in the development field
  • We are committed to the highest professional standards
  • Our fees are competitive

Robert Bryan's Planning practice has established good working relations with a number of Planning Authorities. We are based in Sheffield but operate nationwide.

Our goal is to work to the highest professional standards as established by the RTPI Code of Conduct.

We are professional and approachable and ensure clients are kept fully informed of progress on enquiries and projects. We always seek to give a realistic assessment of the chances of achieving planning permission.

Robert Bryan Planningrbryanplanning@hotmail.comSheephill Road • Sheffield • S11 7TUT: 0114 2307 015 • M: 07931 878 617