Unlock the value of your assets with our town planning services
Planning a development? Tap into opportunities and boost your assets’ value with expert, commercially-driven planning advice.
Make competitive planning decisions with confidence
If you are aiming to secure planning permission for your development, we provide high-quality advice to get the best results. We have extensive experience, from small, local scale through to strategic development - and across all sectors, including residential (Build to Rent, student and affordable housing), retail, commercial, education, healthcare, senior living and energy.
JLL has over 70 planning and development specialists in six locations across the UK.
Discover our services, covering every aspect of the planning process
We prepare applications on a wide-ranging scale, from greenfield residential and employment schemes through to town centre regeneration and large-scale energy projects. We have extensive experience, from small local scale through to strategic development across all sectors including residential (including BTR and affordable), retail, commercial, education, healthcare, senior living and energy.
Our early intervention, by carrying out planning appraisals, ensures we identify the challenges and the potential planning opportunities for land and buildings. The priority is to establish whether planning constraints can be unlocked to help our clients realise the full potential of their assets. This allows us to map a way forward with the client to take sites through the planning process, from inception to delivery.
Promoting sites through development plans is essential to protect and promote our clients’ interests and to maximise the development potential including land value. This includes Local Plan preparation, advice on housing numbers and employment land. Our preparation is demonstrated in our success at Local Plan Hearings across the UK.
Our planning specialists act as expert witnesses across the UK and have an excellent track record in winning appeals across all sectors, including specialisms in housing, employment land, retail and energy development.
Our skillset means our specialist planners are able to unlock complicated projects including affordable housing provision; retail impact and sequential tests; employment land; data centres; and renewable energy. Working with our sector specialists we are also able to negotiate complex planning permissions, obligations and CIL.
We provide clear advice on taking sites through from inception to delivery. This includes identifying a site’s planning potential, promotion through development plans, working with masterplanners and securing planning permission. Working with our sector specialists, we advise on developing projects which maximise development potential across the UK.
JLL plays key planning role in finding new site for The Disabilities Trust
What makes JLL a trusted planning partner?
Breadth of experience
The planning team covers most sectors, including residential, logistics, data centres, retail & leisure, health & life sciences, and education. Our expertise spans all sizes and complexities, from infill to town centre regeneration, energy infrastructure, and strategic mixed-use schemes with 1,000+ homes.
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