FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy are Planning Consultants based in Lichfield.  However, we cover the whole of the West and East Midlands Region, including Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Lichfield, Burton, Stafford, Tamworth, East Staffs, Walsall, Birmingham, Leicestershire and Staffordshire Moorlands. We also serve clients further afield with successful projects achieved in Cornwall, London, Milton Keynes and Devon. We work regularly, and have strong working relationships with numerous local authorities, including Lichfield District Council, East Staffs Borough Council, Stafford Borough Council, Walsall MBC, Cheshire East, Shropshire, North Warwickshire, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District National Park, South Staffs Council, Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, Tamworth Borough Council and Birmingham City Council.
The Practice is led by Rob Duncan who having read Geography at the University of Plymouth (2:1) then went on to be awarded an MA in Town Planning from the University of Central England (now Birmingham City University). Rob Duncan has been a Corporate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) since 2004 and acts in accordance with the Institute’s Code of Conduct. You can therefore be assured of the highest professional standards.  Rob Duncan has a commitment to delivering a high quality service to meet the aspirations of clients as well as ensuring that developments safeguard and enhance the surrounding area. We have the knowledge and experience to guide you through every stage of the planning process, from initial site appraisals and pre-application discussions, through to preparation of Planning Statements, submission of applications and appeals. We work regularly, and have strong working relationships with numerous local authorities, including... Walsall MBC, Cheshire East, Shropshire, North Warwickshire, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District National Park.
We will provide you with a bespoke fee quotation for your project that reflects the complexity and level of work required for that particular proposal.  As a small company we are able to offer highly competitive quotes compared to other consultancies.  Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. is VAT Registered. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

Rob Duncan has over 20 years of Town Planning experience, with a strong working knowledge of the planning system, planning policy, planning applications, enforcement, and the workings of Local Government.

Rob has experience of a wide variety of planning proposals, including Residential, Industrial, Commercial and Mixed Use Developments, Retail proposals, Lawful Development Certificates, Enforcement, Planning Appeals, Acting as an Expert Witness, Barn Conversions and Permitted Development Prior Approvals