Retail and Town Centres

DPP has an outstanding reputation for expert advice on retail planning. We shape emerging retail and town centre policies by submitting representations on emerging national and local policies

Our experience includes town and city centre mixed use developments, food stores and retail parks, as well as change of use schemes and smaller town centre projects.

We regularly undertake assessments in support of our clients’ proposals, as well as undertaking site appraisals, sequential site assessments, town centre health checks and forecasts of future needs.

We regularly undertake assessments in support of our clients’ proposals, as well as undertaking site appraisals, sequential site assessments, town centre health checks and forecasts of future needs.

We have extensive experience in providing expert witnesses at public inquiries to promote developments and in relation to Compulsory Purchase Orders.