Welcome to Chapman Lily Planning ltd


At Chapman Lily Planning Ltd we work with landowners, developers, public bodies and corporate organisations to deliver the following full range of tailored planning services:

Planning Advice

General advice on all aspects of the planning system including planning applications, appeals, strategic land promotion, discharge of conditions, CIL and s106 obligations, Permitted Development, Local Development Orders, and assessment of potential development opportunities.

Planning Appraisal and Assessment of Development Potential

Our highly professional team of planners determine the extent to which planning permission is achievable on a given project. Potential areas of concern that may affect successful development plans are raised, providing transparent advice and recommendations at every stage.

Strategic Site Search and Settlement Surveys

The identification of suitable land and property for future development or a particular Use.

Strategic Land Promotion

Advice in relation to large and complex strategic land opportunities including submission of representations to the emerging plan process, preparation of written statements and attendance at examination hearings.

Planning Applications

The process of gaining planning permission is complex. The wealth of experience that we have at CL Planning will support you through the stages of pre-application negotiation, application process and development implementation.

Design and Masterplanning

From the initial analysis of site constraints and opportunities, to the preparation of masterplans, illustrative site layouts and 3-D visualisations, CL Planning has the knowledge and expertise to prepare well considered, creative and commercially viable development schemes.

Community Engagement

Liaison with key stakeholders and local politicians, near neighbour meetings, attendance and coordination of tailored public exhibitions and preparation of statements of community involvement.

Project Management and Coordination

CL Planning has the resources to draw together and lead a highly skilled team of professionals from all disciplines crucial to the planning process. We have a great deal of experience of coordinating the activities of many organisations enabling us to tailor our services to meet your needs.


We are well placed to review the prospects of challenging the decisions of local planning authorities at appeal, using our wide ranging experience from public inquiries, informal hearings and written representations.

s106 Negotiation

Preparation of draft heads of terms and negotiation of planning obligations to optimise the prospects of securing planning permission.

Environmental Impact (EIA) and Habitats Regs (HRA) Assessment

EIA screening and scoping opinions including preparation and coordination of Environmental Statements. HRA screening and guidance around appropriate assessment.

About us

Providing advice and expertise in all aspects of the planning system

Chapman Lily Planning Ltd are town planning consultants providing advice and expertise in all aspects of the planning system.

We can assist clients obtaining planning permission and maximising the potential of development projects large and small across the south of England from our offices located near Poole, Dorset.

Why not call or email Chapman Lily Planning Ltd now for a FREE no obligation consultation with a planning consultant and find out how we can help you with your planning application, planning appeal, or search for land for future development?

Director Profiles

A multi-skilled professional team with decades of planning experience.

Brett Spiller – BTP BA (Hons) MRTPI MCIWM

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Brett is a Chartered Town Planner with over 17 years experience and former regional Chairman of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He has worked within both the public and corporate sectors, including: Borough of Poole Council, Purbeck District Council & New Earth Solutions Group Ltd

Giles Moir BA (Hons) MTP MRTPI

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Giles is a chartered Town Planner with over 15 years experience. He has significant experience having been Enforcement Team Leader, Development Control Manger and then Development Manager for Christchurch and East Dorset Councils.

John Hammond – BA (Hons) Dip TP Dip Urb Des MRTPI

Associate Director
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John is a chartered town planner and urban designer with over 20 years experience in senior level local planning positions across a number of local authorities in addition to more recent experience with a national planning consultancy providing advice to large estates, developing masterplans and negotiating S.106 Agreements.

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