Murphy Associates is a Brighton & Hove based independent planning practice with specialisms in urban design and conservation/heritage. Geographically we work across East and West Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Surrey, London, East Anglia, Leicestershire and as well as Northern Ireland and Ireland.
We provide a range of services to our clients with a focus on sound advice based on local government and private sector experience gained over the past 30 years.
As a small practice, we pride ourselves in being in a position to advise clients on options and opportunities and being realistic about the potential for success. And having the additional benefit of a Director who is a Chartered Planner, Urban Designer and Conservation Specialist as well as a recognised Heritage Environment Service Provider.
Our commissions include scoping and appraisals, exploring development opportunities; regeneration and revitalisation; masterplanning and urban expansion, large scale residential schemes including extensions to urban settlement, land promotions/allocations; mixed use proposals; and tall buildings.
Our services also include preparing planning applications for permitted development, prior approvals, prior notifications, residential extensions, new housing development including one-off's, agricultural dwellings, rural developments, conversion of rural buildings, listed buildings and developments in conservation areas, certificates of lawfulness (proposed and existing; enforcement cases; and appeals.
Where required, we provide supporting planning statements, Design & Access Statements, Heritage Statements, and Townscape Appraisals.
Planning applications may need to be accompanied by further specialist reports including ecology, arboriculture, archaeology, transport, noise, air quality, daylight/sunlight, structural surveys, contamination or flood risk. We are happy to work with your project team or recommend suitable expert consultant as required.
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