planning & development

We are an award winning planning and development consultancy providing commercially prudent, holistic town planning and consultation advice to maximise development viability and property values. We provide a bespoke service to private and business clients and have extensive experience in dealing with a wide range of development proposals. We are able to provide clients with sound planning advice which also considers the commerciality of our clients’ sites. We focus on creating viable developments, mindful of escalating development costs.

Our approach is to work with local planning authorities and develop relationships to help your application through the process. We believe that clients’ sites deserve fair representation and we work with clients to find the angles to maximise your chances of success and to achieve the most positive outcome.


  • Planning Applications

  • Planning Appeals

  • Planning Potential Appraisals

  • S106 /Affordable Housing Negotiations

  • Viability Appraisals Find out more

  • CIL Advice

  • Pre-application Advice

  • Site Promotion

  • Planning Policy Representations

  • Public Consultation / Engagement

Planning case studies

Optimis has considerable expertise in acquiring and disposing of land for development, predominantly for residential and mixed-use purposes. Acting as an agent on behalf of the vendor or purchaser, Optimis provides a bespoke service aimed at meeting the needs of the client.

Marloes Road

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Hyde Mill

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Duck End Farm

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Long Buckby

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