If a planning decision has gone against you, we appreciate the frustration this can cause. Stephenson Halliday offer a full planning appeal service which aims to understand the reasons for refusal and use our experience and knowledge of the planning system to achieve a positive outcome for our clients.

Our clients benefit from our vast experience dealing with all types of appeal.  We offer bespoke services to manage and submit written representation appeals, attend appeal hearings and prepare and present proofs of evidence at Public Inquiries. Our planning and landscape directors are renowned and sought out for their expertise as Expert Witnesses, having presented evidence at numerous successful Inquiries.

We constantly strive to develop professionally by keeping abreast of recent appeal decisions, the case law of which can help achieve a positive result for our clients at future appeals.


Withernwick Wind Farm – Planning

Stephenson Halliday undertook the planning work and collated the Environmental Statement for Phase 1 of the Withernwick Wind Farm which comprised 9no. 110m turbines. ...

Clochnahill Wind Farm

Aberdeenshire Council refused to grant permission for a four wind turbine scheme at this site near Stonehaven. Hugh Gordon decided to appeal against this...

Colony Candles

Stephenson Halliday prepared the planning application for a single wind turbine on land close to (and which was designed to help power) the Wax...