The world's most liveable places are made for walking and cycling.


Let ActivePlanning help you build happy places.

ActivePlanning provides a comprehensive service by working with some of the best in the business! This is a selection of partners with whom we've worked or tendered.

Work with Bespoke, a sole trader enterprise that draws on its founder's experience generating public engagement and support for LB Waltham Forest's mini-Holland programme.

City Infinity, a sole trader enterprise run by a Fellow of the Institute of Highways and Transportation whose focus is design for walking and cycling.

Commonplace, a map-based community engagement and involvement platform.

CycleHoop, a well established company that designs, builds and operates  innovative, centrally managed cycle parking solutions including the well-known residential cycle hangar and high capacity cycle storage hubs.

Cycling UK and Sustrans, charities that work for pedestrians and cyclists across the country.

Hegson's, a planning and engineering consultancy based in Milton Keynes and Cork.

Landsmith Associates, a Bristol-based consultancy that is led by a Fellow of the Landscape Institute. Among other services, the consultancy delivers green infrastructure strategies and biodiversity plans for clients in London and the South West.

Maps4Planners, a specialist planning GIS consultancy.

Mikhail Riches, a sought-after architecture practice that aims to improve the quality of housing and neighbourhoods and to change perceptions of the places they touch, making enjoyable places as well as providing more homes.

Mobility Lab, a tech-based transport engagement platform that uses exciting new methods of engagement with all audiences.

MP Smarter Travel, a small consultancy that focuses mainly on school travel, with work extending into behaviour change, pollution monitoring, cargo-bike logistics, business and public engagement and cycle hire.

Open Accessame, a sole trader enterprise run by an accredited access consultant whose main interests are public realm design and walking (no website).

Phil Jones Associates, an innovative transport planning and engineering consultancy and one of a small group of practitioners who have 'led the field' in cycle infrastructure design. PJA also produces scheme visualisations.

PTRC, a transport practitioner's training organisation that delivers integrated knowledge across the profession.

Tartan Jigsaw, a project management company specialising in regeneration, heritage and tourism projects. Includes expertise in community engagement.

Tibbalds, a respected and leading planning and urban design consultancy based in south London. The company's focus is on good design and taking complex proposals smoothly through the planning system.

Transport Initiatives LLP, a group of independent practitioners who work together on detailed, on-site walking and cycling network analysis based on the national Bikeability curriculum.


Urban Movement, a smalll company with a big influence, one that pushes boundaries with people-focused streetscape, landscape and urban design.

Profile summary: services

At ActivePlanning we want to help you at every stage of your project.

The services we offer include:

  • Providing initial support to enable clients to build momentum for projects. This includes establishing best-practice 'mood boards' that help to define broad, strategic frameworks for low carbon futures and active travel. More information...

  • Co-ordinating stakeholder engagement that involves and mobilises local communities, businesses and others to make a meaningful contribution to the future of where and how they live. For larger projects, we work with specialists and provide facilitation. More information...

  • Utilising baseline evidence from original research or assembly of technical inputs to support robust and defensible Local Plans and policies. More information...

  • Preparing compelling visions and narratives for spatial and transport planning policies, design and access statements, public realm design guidance and COVID-19 fast-tracked Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans. More information...

  • Preparing exciting funding bid narratives that express your and our passion for investment in active travel. More information...


Our focus is on creating strong narratives to support the delivery of low-carbon places that are inclusive, popular, liveable and which enable safe walking and cycling.