Our Planning team will research the specific consideration of your site and its constraints and opportunities. We will work collaboratively to create an effective planning application for your project that has the best possible chance of approval.

Our Services include:

  • Planning Feasibility
  • Initial Site Appraisals
  • Planning, Design and Access Statements to Support Applications
  • Planning Appeals
  • Site Promotion in local Plan Process
  • Public Consultation
  • Site Constraints & Opportunities Plan
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Discharge of Planning Conditions
  • Permitted Development/Prior Approval

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Corylus has a wide range of experience and success within the Energy and Renewables sector. Working with industry leaders within the Renewable field we have taken projects form initial appraisal through to implementation on site. We have worked on various energy generation schemes from wind turbines and solar arrays through to the next generation of battery technologies and innovative waste to energy projects. We can advise on all aspects of the Planning and EIA Processes providing a complete Planning service for the Energy sector.

Our Services include:

  • Siting and Design
  • Full Range of Planning Services
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments
  • Complete Range of Hydrology Services
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Land Management
  • Biodiversity Enhancement and Net Gain Strategies
  • Ecological Services, Surveys and Monitoring
  • Landscape Management Strategies
  • Land Owner Advice

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Corylus has significant expertise and experience in Hydrology. We can advise landowners who are at risk from flooding, or provide specialist consultancy services to those who are seeking to develop in areas at risk of flooding.

Our multi-disciplinary team is able to advise on the statutory requirements relating to flood risk and drainage. This ensures that these requirements are considered throughout the design process enabling them to be integrated in the overall design. This helps us to provide a robust and comprehensive service for our clients.

Our Services include:

  • Flood Risk/Consequence Assessments for all Sectors of Development
  • Design of SuDS Schemes
  • River Modelling
  • Flood Protection and Mitigation including Property Level Protection
  • Expert Witness for Water related Disputes
  • Design of Hydro logical Monitoring Systems

Our award winning design team work collaboratively with our Planners and Landscape Architects to create well-balanced designs. With specialisms in the Residential and Leisure sector, we seek to design responsive and inspirational Architecture that provides you with a concept that inspires and excites.

Our Services include:

  • Full range of Architectural Services RIBA Stages 0-7
  • Design Briefs and Concept Proposals
  • Feasibility Studies and Site Analysis
  • Cost Estimations
  • Graphic Presentations
  • 3D CGI Renders and Movies
  • Project Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Specification Writing
  • Project Tendering and Contractor Negotiations

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Our multi-disciplinary design team work to meet the high expectations of our client’s while ensuring the commercial and operational viability of our urban and leisure designs. All of our Masterplans provide intelligent solutions that take great care and consideration of each site’s unique characteristics and sensitivities.

Our Services include:

  • Concept Proposals and Scheme Design
  • Feasibility Studies and Site Analysis
  • Urban and Leisure Landscape Design
  • 3D CGI Renders and Movies

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We have worked with landowners to develop a number of highly successful leisure developments throughout the UK including The Lakes by Yoo, Europe’s most successful holiday home development. Our team can take a scheme from concept through to on site delivery of your leisure project. We will also work with the local community to ensure a smooth delivery of the project.

Our Services include:

  • Site Appraisals
  • Masterplanning and Development Concepts
  • Public Consultation
  • Planning Application
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Project Implementation

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Landscape Architecture

Corylus is a design-led practice with particular expertise in Landscape Architecture and Graphic Design. We believe that one of the key elements of any successful development is the realisation and implementation of innovative and well-integrated Landscape Designs that provide a ‘sense of place’, whilst respecting the inherent qualities and character of the existing environment. We offer a comprehensive range of Landscape Design services encompassing all sizes of development from intimate garden design through to large scale infrastructure projects and quarry reclamation schemes.

Our Services include:

  • Design Briefs and Feasibility Studies
  • Landscape Masterplanning
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
  • Sketch Schemes and Conceptual Design for Consultation
  • Quarry Restoration and Landscape Reclamation
  • Habitat Creation and Biodiversity Enhancement
  • Detailed Design (Hard and Soft Landscaping)
  • Specification Writing and Production of Bills of Quantities
  • Contract Tendering and Contract Administration
  • Formal Certification for Implemented Works

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Minerals & Recycling

Corylus has significant expertise and project experience relating to Planning and Environmental issues within the Minerals, Waste and Recycling industries. Several of our employees have previously worked within the Minerals and Waste sector and can provide expert advice through all aspects of development, from Strategic Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment, through to detailed Design and Implementation.

Our Services include:

  • Full Planning Services
  • MWDF Representation
  • Pre-application Consultations
  • Preparation and Co-ordination of Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Project Management of Development Teams
  • Quarry Design and Landscape Impact Mitigation Schemes
  • Graphics and 3D Visualisations
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
  • Negotiation of Legal Agreements
  • Quarry Restoration and Landscape Reclamation
  • Habitat Creation and Biodiversity Enhancement
  • Detailed Land-form Design and Planting Schemes for Implementation
  • Administration of Large Scale Earthworks and Landscape Contracts
  • Aftercare Schemes and Landscape Maintenance Contracts
  • Public Consultation and Exhibitions
  • Appeals and Public Inquiries
  • After Use Development Schemes

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Located in the grounds of Stowell Park Estate, Corylus Planning and Environmental Ltd was founded in 2005 and has steadily grown into a diverse multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy, working on some of the most prestigious projects in the country.

We can accommodate all types and sizes of project across the whole of the UK and offer superb service with outstanding success rates, especially with challenging planning applications.

In addition to our in-house experts we have a long standing relationships with a network of specialist consultants. This enables us to offer our clients a holistic approach drawing on our combined knowledge and experience to offer the best service possible.

Our clients choose to return and work with us time and time again, appreciating our pragmatic approach and record in delivering cost effective design solutions.

Our highly skilled team have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you realise your project and guide you through the process.

Researching the particulars of your site and its constraints and opportunities, we will engage with the community, consult specialists, and work with our design team to create an effective proposal that meets all of your needs and requirements for the project.

We have the expertise to take your project from concept through to completion, guiding you through the statutory processes, making it simple and easy to understand. We have a fantastic planning success rate, even on some of the most difficult sites nationwide.


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Unit 3 The Old Dairy Yanworth Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL54 3LQ

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