Find a trade professional

Once you have decided on your project you will need to take the next steps to begin work. This may involve creating architectural plans and drawings, understanding the impact on the natural environment, submitting an application or, if your project meets all the necessary permitted development limits, beginning your building work.

In all of these cases, working with a trade professional will allow you to move your project forward. So the Planning Portal has teamed up with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) to help you find a professional who can assist you in progressing your project and acheiving your aims.

RTPI
  • All listings employ members of the RTPI
  • Official RTPI directory of planning consultants
  • Free to use site with over 465 firms listed
  • Quick and easy to use search function
  • All highly qualified and accountable
  • Access specialist planning advice

Find a Planner

 
Federation of Master Builders
  • Choose from over 8,000 Master Builders across the UK
  • Members are independently inspected & vetted before joining
  • Free use of our Government-approved dispute resolution service
  • Master Builders can offer contracts and warranties on their work
  • Connecting consumers with quality builders since 1941

Find a Builder

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  • Official online directory of Registered Practices
  • Qualified ecologists and environmental managers
  • Quick and easy to search
  • Practices meet strict eligibility criteria
  • Commitment to (and accountable for) high standards
  • Excellent customer service

Find an Ecologist