What We Do


NextPhase provides advice and secures planning permissions on behalf of clients for residential, commercial and mixed land uses. Our consultancy service starts with initial ideas, appraisals and land promotion with expert support and management throughout the application process.


Residential & Commercial Development
Whether a major infrastructure development or an individual home, NextPhase are highly experienced in preparing and delivering planning permission for schemes in brownfield and greenfield locations. Our full management service provides peace of mind with a dedicated professional leading the application from concept to decision.
If you have plans for your own grand design or a simple home improvement our householder service can help you every step of the way through the design and planning process.
Green Belt Development & Protected Areas
Green Belt planning is a complex and often misunderstood process and we have a proven track record in the delivery of residential and commercial development in it. So much so that our Masterclass on this tricky subject is popular at events UK wide throughout the year.
Planning Appeals
& Expert Witness
We have significant experience in the preparation and undertaking of Planning Appeals, Land Tribunals and High Court Trials, including representations at Hearings and Public Inquiries. Our Expert Witness service provides high end professionalism both directly to the Courts and on behalf of individual clients for robust and comprehensive opinion on planning issues.
We provide the expected supplementary services needed to bring success to your proposals including:

Environmental Statements and Assessments
Project Management
Development and Land Appraisals
Land & Estate Management
Public & Professional Consultation
We offer a full development appraisal suite of services to assess the size, scale and mix of projects in order to meet financial and strategic objectives. Such services include alternative option and phased appraisals and viability assessments to deliver maximised returns. Initial data gathering exercises, such as socio-economic statements and need and supply analysis, are a standardised service in our appraisal sector.

Planning Doctor Clinics

We run a series of Planning Doctor clinics throughout the year at the Homebuilding & Renovating Shows and Grand Design Live events. A perfect opportunity to get some free advice and have your planning questions answered.


Our project range is vast and our service is tailored to meet your specific needs.So whether you are looking for a major mixed use residential and commercial development or a simple householder extension, our professional in house expertise delivers a one stop service recognised for its excellence within the industry. We have included a small sample of our projects, if you can’t see or are not sure what you are looking for please contact us.

Major Schemes
NextPhase are experienced major development programme managers. Our current projects consist of a mix of large scale residential developments... Read More...
NextPhase offer a full design package for individual new builds through to householder renovations. We provide open communication with our clientele... Read More...
NextPhase offer an established and high quality Planning Appeals and Expert Witness Service. Led by our Managing Director, Christopher Whitehouse... Read More...