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

Jess Glover

Darryl Howells

Emma MacWilliam

Neil McKeon

Phoebe Milner

Dan Wilden


Approved: variation to new house in Corfe Mullen, Dorset

Dorset Council:  Darryl Howells has secured a Section 73 application to vary the plans from a previous approval. The client approached Darryl, after discussing joint working on various planning projects, however this particular one was personal to him as being his own home at Corfe Mullen.  The original scheme permitted a […]

Won on appeal: demolition of two houses and erection of ten new houses in Weymouth

Dorset Council: Jess Glover is delighted to announce that she has recently won an appeal against Dorset Council to demolish existing buildings and erect ten houses with associated parking at the site in Weymouth, with the plans drawn by ARC Architecture. The appeal site is located in a prominent position […]

2020 Housing Delivery Test results impact planning policy at Dorset authorities

England: The Government have just published the 2020 Housing Delivery Test (HDT) results for English local authorities. The purpose of the table is to track how each Local Planning Authority is doing in terms of its housing delivery, and expose those which are failing. The implications of the HDT 2020 results […]

Approved: more weddings each year at Abbots Court, Winterborne Kingston

Dorset Council: Matt Annen, Director of Pure Town Planning has secured a consent to vary conditions attached to a previous planning consent to extend the number of wedding events from 12 previously to a maximum of 30 events in any calendar year as well as re-position the wedding marquee. Whilst […]

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