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Urban planning

Atkins is a major force in urban planning, delivering sustainable solutions throughout the world.

Why Atkins?

Our multidisciplinary capability equips us to address the economic, social, physical and environmental aspects of any development in a fully integrated manner. 

How can Atkins help you?

Clients in the public and private sectors choose Atkins because we have established a reputation for providing imaginative, practical and independent advice. We deliver projects of all kinds and sizes, from initial study right through to completion. 

For more information, please see our planning brochure.

The type of work we undertake includes:

Local plan preparation

Atkins has been involved in the preparation of studies which have informed the development of Local Plans and other strategic planning frameworks. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Planning for economic growth
  • Localism
  • Area action plans
  • Policy guidance
  • Evidence base
  • Research

Environmental planning

Atkins offers a multidisciplinary environmental planning service that focuses on the management of relationships between natural and human systems. We work within the following disciplines:

International planning expertise for property and financial sector

Our experience includes:

  • Masterplan testing
  • Feasibility studies
  • Development appraisal
  • Due diligence

International planning for overseas clients

Experience includes:

Development planning and site development services for housebuilding sector

We offer the following services:

  • Site preparation
  • Transport
  • Energy connections
  • Low carbon masterplanning
  • Planning applications and consenting

Development planning for infrastructure

We work within the following areas:

  • Energy
  • Mass transit
  • Water
  • Public services
  • Mining and minerals
  • Waste