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Welcome to

Emery Planning

Emery Planning is an independent town planning consultancy. Located in the North West of England and with offices in Macclesfield and Chester, we operate nationally, providing a wide range of town planning services including applications, appeals, appraisals, development promotion and project management of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for private clients and national developers. Our projects range from householder schemes to major infrastructure projects.

Our clients cover a wide range of sectors from private individuals to national developers with our projects ranging from householder schemes to major infrastructure projects. We take a positive and pragmatic approach and pride ourselves in being approachable, innovative and imaginative. We have an enviable track record of achieving results for applications, appeals and related planning matters. We provide a competent, bespoke and professional service.

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Our team

Emery Planning is made up of a team of 32 spread across two offices in Macclesfield and Chester. Our consultants have vast experience of the planning system from both local government and private practice perspectives. The team comprises chartered town planners with extensive experience in the public and private sectors. We draw upon a network of other professionals involved in development to provide a multi-disciplinary team.



Emery Planning’s foundation is built on values which distinguish us and guide our professional integrity. Our values provide the foundation for consistently providing the very best service, they bring us together as a business and give us a clear sense of purpose and direction.











West Kirby, Wirral

A positive planning decision for West Kirby, Wirral. After a 5-day Public Inquiry that generated extensive local interest, planning permission has been granted by the Planning Inspectorate for the construction

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Day at the Races

Alexa Burns, Jill Naylor, Lynn Jones, Sarah Sands and Helen Leggett entertained clients at the Autumn Festival at Chester Races on Friday 15th September 2023.

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Beekeeping at Emery

Louise, one of our talented Senior Consultants, and her family, who have embarked on an incredible journey as beekeepers. Their passion for these marvellous creatures

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