Town Planning Consultants West Sussex, Hampshire and the South East

About Us

Town Planning Consultants West Sussex.

Our planning consultancy offers a personalised service to individuals, developers and public organisations.

With our in-depth knowledge of both national and local planning policies, we provide a quality service to successfully maximise the development potential for our client's sites, whilst maintaining a realistic and measured approach. We pride ourselves on our personable and reliable consultancy.

We aim to ensure client satisfaction by utilising our effective communication and negotiation skills, understanding of the planning system and accurate judgment, all of which are essential to obtaining a successful planning outcome. Our impressive application success rate demonstrates our imaginative and responsive approach to unlocking development opportunities.

We continually strive to deliver commercially viable solutions for our clients to overcome site-specific planning constraints.

Our Consultants

Richard Murray


Richard formed Murray Planning Associates in 2011 following a successful career working for a number of Local Planning Authorities and in the private sector as Planning Director for a national housing developer. 

Richard has grown a strong and loyal client base, covering a range of sectors including residential, agricultural, estate management, sports and renewables. Richard also has specific experience and expertise in dealing with complex heritage-related applications and developments in sensitive landscapes.

Michael Bingham


Michael has over 14 years experience in Town and Country Planning. He formed his sound understanding of the planing system whilst working in the Development Control teams of both Canterbury City Council, and then Southampton City Council.

He moved on from the public sector in 2004, working for Turley Associates until 2009 before founding his own successful planning consultancy. Michael joined the Murray Planning team in 2018 bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.