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  • SP Broadway is a public relations consultancy specialising in planning and development

About Us

We provide communications and PR assistance on development projects at all stages of the planning and construction process.

You could be:

  • Promoting a site for allocation in a district council’s Local Plan
  • Preparing to submit a planning application for the first time
  • Submitting a revised application following refusal of previous proposals
  • Submitting a ‘reserved matters’ application after ‘outline’ approval
  • Preparing for determination by a council’s Planning Committee
  • Preparing to begin construction once you have consent

In all these situations there will be people who you ought to be consulting with – whether it’s simply explaining your proposals to local councillors, or hearing the views of local residents before you submit a planning application for the first (or second) time.

We can organise and manage this process for you from start to finish:

Political and community engagement

  • Political briefing meetings
  • Community stakeholder meetings
  • Community liaison groups
  • Community workshops

Public Consultation

  • Public exhibitions
  • ‘Drop-in’ sessions
  • Leaflets / brochures / newsletters
  • Consultation websites
  • Canvassing

Media and Social Media

  • Press releases
  • Press briefings
  • Print & online media monitoring
  • Social media engagement

Pre-Committee Communications

  • Pre-committee briefing material
  • Committee presentations
  • Committee speeches

Post-Planning Communications

  • Resident liaison (i.e. a single point of contact)
  • Construction liaison groups
  • Construction newsletter updates

Our ability to build valuable relationships, based on a foundation of respect and forged through face-to-face contact, enables us to deliver success both for our clients and for the communities in which we work.

Case Studies

Politics of Planning

Robert Jenrick faces calls for inquiry over handling of £1bn Isle of Dogs scheme
May 31, 2020
Planning Inspectorate judges two new garden villages to be 'unsound'
May 25, 2020
PM to reveal plans to ease lockdown, offering hope to housebuilders
May 1, 2020

Politics of Planning is our weekly planning update, bringing you the news and analysis you need to plot a successful planning course though fast-changing political waters.

   

Events

Cllr Paul Bettison
Leader of Bracknell Forest Council
April 28, 2020
Cllr Tony Page
Lead Councillor for Planning, Reading Borough Council
March 31, 2020
Cllr Alan Jarrett
Leader of Medway Council
March 12, 2020

Throughout the year we host roundtable
discussions between leading politicians and key figures within the development industry.

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