Planning Pre-assessments are required by local authorities as part of a planning submission to demonstrate that a submitted scheme can achieve policy requirements for various energy and environmental assessment methodologies, including BREEAM New Construction, BREEAM Communities, BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment and the Code for Sustainable Homes.

Our detailed knowledge of the planning system combined with our experience working with the full range of environmental assessment methodologies ensures we can cost-effectively prepare Planning Pre-assessments to demonstrate future compliance with the required standards.

Our early engagement ensures that the more easily achieved credits can be targeted at planning stage, which results in significant cost savings for our clients further down the line, and ensures all relevant criteria are appropriately considered from the start.