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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 engaging trade professionals who can help you to move your extension project forward.

Trade professionals can offer a wide range of tailored packages, including design, creating plans, seeking approvals and the build itself.

The Planning Portal has teamed up with quality service providers to help you find professional planning consultants and builders, so you can achieve your aims and begin your project:

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Find a Trade Professional

Use our partner directories from RIBA, FMB, or RTPI to find an architect, builder or planning consultant to help with your project or development.

Find a trade professional


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    1. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/planning/planning-applications/find-a-trade-professional
    2. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/planning/planning-applications/find-a-trade-professional

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    The Planning Portal is delivered by PortalPlanQuest Limited which is a joint venture between TerraQuest Solutions Limited and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities. All content © 2022 Planning Portal.