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Planning and Development

With vast experience and knowledge gained from working on some of the region's most prestigious developments, Rollits' expertise in planning and development matters for individuals is second to none.

Individual clients benefit from a tailored, one-stop service, offering everything from initial site appraisal through to land purchase, planning permission, building contract negotiations and disputes.

  • “When working in partnership with Rollits, as I do for many projects and campaigns, I trust them to give me an honest response on every occasion. They are genuine in their passion for the city, region and its prosperity, and self-interest is always over-shadowed by their desire to prioritise community, and opportunity for the next generation. I feel that Rollits always strive to make a difference on projects and partnerships of all scales.”

  • “J R Rix & Sons Ltd are a diverse company with business interests that span fuel distribution, manufacturing holiday homes, cars sales and property. Rollits are professional and approachable and we have great confidence in the wide range of legal advice that they have provided us with for many years.”

    Rory Clarke - Managing Director, J. R. Rix & Sons Ltd

Experience and expertise

Our knowledge of the planning process is unrivalled. And, with a team drawn from planning lawyers and support from colleagues throughout the firm, we have the capability to see even the most complex projects through from beginning to completion.

Working closely with our property and litigation teams, we offer a truly comprehensive and coordinated service.

We can take care of all planning matters for private individuals including promoting planning proposals and advising on impact of neighbouring developments, including making objections.

Our close working relationships with architects, planning consultants and local government officers enable us to provide a truly comprehensive and co-ordinated service.


  • Land Acquisitions and Disposal
  • Planning Applications and Appeals
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Disputes and Adjudications
  • Enforcement of Planning control
  • Planning Objections
  • Planning and Infrastructure agreements
  • Compulsory Purchase and Compensation
  • Negotiations with planning authorities

Get in touch with our solicitors in York and Hull

To speak to one of our residential property solicitors please call one of our offices in Hull 01482 323239 or York 01904 625790 or simply fill in the form and we’ll get back to you.