Place Services was commissioned to deliver the new Essex Design Guide on behalf of EPOA. We have a long-standing association with and expertise on the Guide from its original conception to its more recent revisions.

Place Services is a specialist provider of integrated environmental assessment, planning, design and management services. We are a leading public sector service provider with a loyal and growing client base. Our multi-disciplinary team includes planners, urban designers, landscape architects, historic environment consultants, ecologists, arboriculturists, conservation, public art and community engagement specialists. We have a strong reputation for high-quality work undertaken by skilled professionals across a variety a sectors including the public sector, infrastructure, housing and development and countryside management.

Our unique place in the market stems from strong public sector roots which are embedded in a detailed understanding of local government. We are a trusted provider of professional services with a strong record of delivering across sectors.

With well-established partnerships with a number of key specialist groups in Essex County Council, including Highways, Flood Consultancy Services, Environmental Planning and Asset Management, as well as our network of private sector associates, Place Services occupies an insightful position with experience on both sides of the public and private sectors. This enables us to add significant value when improving the operation of the planning process.

For further information on any of our services contact Place Services.

Page updated: 3/06/2024

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