Welcome to Pure Town Planning

We are Chartered Town Planners, a specialist independent town planning consultancy based in the south of England

Our Services

Initial Advice

Pure Town Planning work best when we are involved from the very outset – and this is where our

Planning Applications

A planning application is no mean undertaking these days and simply getting a planning application registered at the Council can be something

Planning Appeals

The right of appeal is one of the most important features of the planning system and planning appeals form a significant part

Our Team

Matt Annen

Dan Wilden

Darryl Howells

Neil McKeon

Jess Glover

Emma MacWilliam


Won on appeal: conversion of house to 11-bedroom HMO in Poole

BCP Council (Poole):  Darryl Howells, a director of the firm has received a favourable appeal from the Planning Inspectorate, against the decision of the Council to refuse planning permission for an extension to a dwelling and its subsequent conversion to an 11 bedroom House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).   The Local […]

Approved: ten houses in Axminster, East Devon

East Devon District Council: Neil McKeon of Pure Town Planning has secured planning permission for 10 semi-detached and terraced dwellings in Axminster, East Devon. The application site is located in Axminster town centre, on land adjacent to a public car park and loading bay to the nearby supermarket. The approval […]

Approved: pair of semi-detached dwellings in Lychett Matravers, Dorset

Dorset Council: Matt Annen, director of Pure Town Planning is delighted to announce that planning permission has been granted for a pair of semi-detached dwellings within the garden of a Grade ll Listed building known as The Shooting Box for our clients Harlequin Homes. The scheme was designed by local architects Anders Roberts […]

Approved: non-material amendment to install roof terrace on flats in Poole

BCP Council (Poole): Darryl Howells has secured a non material amendment for the installation of a new roof terrace with handrail on the roof of a 6-storey building to be constructed near to the current Civic Centre, and opposite Poole Park. Darryl presents a robust argument that the installation of […]

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