About Us

About Us

ECE Planning is a Chartered Town Planning practice providing professional guidance, advice and delivery of projects that maximise development potential, operating throughout the UK from offices in Sussex and London. We are part of the ECE Group, comprising of ECE Architecture and ECE Westworks.

Established in 2011, our team of planning professionals benefit from many years of practical experience within both the public and private sectors. We provide a professional, pragmatic and friendly service that is tailored to the needs of each client and project across all aspects of the planning system. Our team is managed by Chris Barker and Huw James.

Our planning expertise spans a number of different sectors, please find these categorised below:

History

Following a successful working relationship with ECE Architecture, Chris Barker set up ECE Planning in 2011. Since then the company has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the largest planning consultancies in Sussex, with a total of eleven staff, including nine qualified planners.

Awards & Accreditations

Take a look at a few awards we have acquired over the years!

Latest News

Practice and project news

Plans submitted for Former Debenhams Site in Worthing

Plans submitted for Former Debenhams Site in Worthing

On behalf of our client, Craig Developments, we are delighted to have submitted a full planning application to Worthing Borough Council for proposals to redevelop the former Debenhams site in the centre of Worthing. While there is no longer the demand for the retail...

Former Pound Green Nurseries, Buxted

Former Pound Green Nurseries, Buxted

ECE Planning, on behalf of Millwood Designer Homes, is pleased to report that Wealden District Council's Planning Committee resolved to permit Full Planning Permission for the development of 9 dwellings, new access, and associated landscaping in Buxted, East Sussex....

Worthing Gasworks

Worthing Gasworks

ECE Planning and our clients, St William Homes, are delighted to confirm that planning permission has been granted for the regeneration of the former Gasworks site in Worthing. The proposals comprise the construction of 209 apartments on an underused and contaminated...