Maze, Planning Solutions


MAZE is a firm of Chartered Planning and Development Surveyors formed in 2003 to meet a need for the provision of bespoke planning and development project advice to private sector clients on a national basis. The firm is privileged to have a broad client base, spanning private individuals, through to major property developers and landowners.

MAZE has in-depth and geographically diverse experience of advising in all major UK property sectors, from housing, through to employment, retail and major mixed-use development schemes. The firm has a detailed working knowledge of fast moving development sectors, including housing and retail, where extensive technical assessments are often required to appraise development opportunities and deliver planning permission.

The firm is driven by the core principles of providing clients with:

  • a practical, market-aware planning and development consultancy service
  • a flexible, responsive approach, backed by a clear understanding of client objectives and limitations

Taking Control

MAZE can assist you or your organisation with:

  • pre-application consultation and negotiation with Councils, the community and other development stakeholders
  • preparation submission and negotiation of planning applications of all types
  • medium and long-term development promotion through the development plan system
  • planning appraisals and strategy advice
  • appeals, enforcement and inquiries
  • direct professional access to specialist planning and environment barristers
  • retail impact and other technical planning assessments
  • planning research and planning related due diligence
  • legal agreements for planning applications