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Cheltenham, GL50 3PL

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Ian Woodward Court

Ian Woodward-Court

Founder & Director

With an established career in planning, and having already built up a successful consultancy in Plainview Planning, Ian has extensive knowledge of planning policy, strategy and a valued network of professional partners established over a decade in the industry.

Emily Woodward Court

Emily Woodward-Court

Founder & Director

Emily is the co-founder of both Context Land and Plainview Planning, overseeing the business operations of both for over 10 years.

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Plainview Planning

Urban and rural planning consultants

Plainview Planning was founded by Ian and Emily back in 2007.

The team of expert RTPI and RICS town planners have worked on 2,000+ planning applications and appeals throughout England.

Their enviable success rate at securing planning permissions is thanks to their clear advice, understanding of political context, and comprehensive knowledge of town planning policy and legislation.

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Our network

We believe in collaborating with diverse, forward-thinking and trustworthy people who share our values, gathering the right mix of skills to enable work that benefits landowners, developers and communities.

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