Pre-Planning Services

SOCOTEC is one of the UK’s leading providers of pre-planning advice and expertise, supporting development projects from the outset.

SOCOTEC is a leading environmental compliance company offering consultancy services to clients based on an unrivalled range of technical expertise. The company offers a comprehensive array of services to provide clients with complete solutions for their environmental challenges.


Expertise in Technical Assessments for Planning

SOCOTEC brings together bespoke teams of technical specialists to enable comprehensive support for development and planning clients.


Specialist Support for Planning Applications

SOCOTEC delivers a range of technical services, which support planning applications, help to discharge planning conditions and facilitate development during the planning process. These services include:

SOCOTEC understands all aspects of the planning process and uses detailed project scopes of work designed to secure approval by Local Planning Authorities. As such, SOCOTEC’s vast expertise can support you through pre-planning consultations, during planning applications, for the discharge of planning conditions, and further into the development life-cycle. The company’s in-house specialisms include field drilling operations and surveying teams, as well as sampling and analysis from its UKAS and MCERTS accredited laboratories, all of which complement planning consultancy services.