Fortismere Associates has helped public sector clients across the country to put into place the policies and processes needed to achieve the best for their communities.

Recent projects include:

London Borough of Haringey
• Review of development management service
• Project management of improvement plan

Epping Forest District Council
• Project management support for Local Plan

Waverley Borough Council
• Review of building control service

• Climate change training for planning officers

London Legacy Development Corporation
• Project management of Quality Review Panel

RTPI Cymru
• Study into the Operation of Planning Committees in Wales

Welsh Government
• Research into the Review of the Planning Enforcement System in Wales
• Evaluation of the planning permission process for housing

Planning Advisory Service (PAS)
• Direct support for Local Plan preparation
• Neighbourhood planning support for officers
• Resource reviews of development management service

Support for Local Plans
• Critical friend advice regarding the programme and approach
• Design and facilitation of workshops for members and officers
• Evidence base review
• Design of site selection methodologies

Support for neighbourhood planning
• Health checks
• Review of draft policies
• Critical friend advice