The leading media provider of information and services for those involved in planning for the natural and built environments

Born out of a passion for the environment and written by those in the know, Planning is essential reading for everyone in the planning sector, including local authorities and developers.

Our brand encompasses a weekly magazine, two quarterlies, the website and the jobs section, as well as an online database, information services, guides and directories.

We have the largest number of planning job vacancies in the media, while our COMPASS service holds a database of 135,000 planning appeals decisions, all accessible by phone or online.

Development Control Services (DCS ) provides legislation, policy statements and appeal decisions, with expert analysis on their practical applications.


Planning provides the most up-to-date impartial and in-depth news and analysis, plus details on planning appeals, policy, legislation and the latest jobs.

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Planning provides you with bespoke solutions to meet your business objectives through our multichannel approach and is based on our 40 years of experience as the leading planning brand.


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Planning runs a number of targeted, high-impact events for the sector.

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