Patrick Moss, Director, is a chartered planner and transport planner with 25 years post qualification experience. He has successfully guided schemes through all stages of the planning process including appeals and local plan examinations. Moss Naylor Young offer a comprehensive service tailored to the client’s needs and budget, we look to simplify the process for clients and for ourselves and the applicant to remain in control of the process, thus avoiding unnecessary objections and difficulties.
The consultants at Moss Naylor Young have substantial experience of transport planning at all levels, from preparing a transport statement or responding to a transport related objection for small developments to involvement with large scale highway and public transport projects. Our involvement with inland waterways has led to working with innovative schemes for the transport of passengers and goods by water, whilst we have also worked with developers, bus companies and local authorities on service level agreements and similar.
In addition we also guide projects through the development plan process and similar processes, for example getting developments included in the local plan as policy emerges and also making representations when a clients aspirations are affected by infrastructure projects such as HS2.
Moss Naylor Young provide expert witness services for clients at public inquiries and informal hearings: these typically cover, but are not limited to, planning appeals, local plan examinations in public, and CPO appeals. We have represented public, private and voluntary sector at over 70 different hearings and inquiries.
On occasion, where clients require such a service, we have also acted as advocate: this service is generally more useful to private individuals and charities where finance to make a case is limited, but has on one occasion been used by Somerset County Council. Moss Naylor Young can also work with the clients advocate of choice, or recommend a solicitor to act as advocate.