Economics & Social Value

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Development projects shape communities, driving economic and social progress. We quantify this impact, helping secure approvals and funding.

We provide a wide range of socio-economic services which enable our clients to make the best possible case for new development. We help our clients to demonstrate the real value of their proposals, both to local economies and to the communities living nearby.

We use rigorous research, modelling and analysis to quantify the economic and social value of new development. We use innovative techniques to present our findings so that key decision-makers and local communities can engage easily with complex cases for new development.

For those clients who are not yet ready to submit a planning application, we are able to help them understand the real value of their existing operation. We assess the existing economic footprint and social value of businesses and other organisations who are seeking funding or developing an investment case for new development.

High quality research and case-making is at the heart of our planning advice for clients. We use a wide range of technical tools and databases to ensure that we understand socio-economic conditions and help our clients to anticipate the future demographic trends that matter.


Architecture & Design

We realise your project’s potential and help you see things differently.


We demystify planning and heritage with an appreciation for your property’s value and history.

Masterplanning, Landscape & Assessment

Design that delivers on your priorities and contributes to green infrastructure.

Planning Consultancy

Comprehensive planning strategy and submission advice - tailored to your site and your objectives.

Meet our trusted experts

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Mark Teasdale

Partner, Head of Economics and Social Value

Mark leads our client offering on socioeconomics, regeneration, social value, health impact assessment, and equalities.

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Simon Elliott

Associate, Planning, Socioeconomics & Wellbeing

As an experienced socioeconomist, Simon helps to uplift development values by assessing their contribution to the local society.

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James Alflatt

Partner, Planning

James brings an abundance of knowledge into his work in East Anglia.

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Attleborough Land Strategic Urban Extension

An impressive planning strategy for 4,000 new homes, schools, a park, community facilities and a new link road in Attleborough.

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Cambridge North

We have completed extensive development evaluations and appraisals which have realised additional value at Cambridge North, starting with our negotiation of the development agreement for the site’s development.

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Dunsfold Park

Steeped in the history of aviation and motorsport, the pioneering spirit of the Dunsfold Aerodrome site lives on in this highly sustainable new development comprising 270,000 sq ft (25,000 sq m) of employment space and garden village of up to 2,600-homes, known as Dunsfold Park.

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