The UK planning system places considerable weight on opinions of local communities and politicians and gaining the support of such parties can often make the difference between planning applications succeeding or failing.
ADAS has extensive experience delivering and managing stakeholder and community engagement events for a wide variety of policy projects and developments. We aim to achieve real community buy-in to projects wherever we can. We believe that listening to the local community can make a real difference to the acceptability of your project and the likelihood of gaining consent.
Our consultants plan and deliver tailored community and stakeholder engagement programmes before submission of an application.
We have experience providing the following services:
- Developing unique engagement methodologies
- Planning and running public exhibitions, workshops and meetings
- Media relations including writing newspaper articles, adverts and community letters
- Presentations to stakeholders, parish councils and planning committees