Equestrian Surfaces offer a turnkey approach to every project which includes a comprehensive planning and design service. Our planning team are on hand from the start to offer advice on whether or not your project requires planning permission, if required we will prepare your application and manage the process for you as part of our role.

Our planning and design service is carried out by chartered architects and planners and includes;

  • Advice on how to maximise your chances of obtaining planning approval
  • A site specific planning appraisal
  • Site visit to access key planning constraints
  • Preparation of the detailed planning application drawings
  • Management of any specialist consultants
  • Submission of the  planning application
  • Planning officer liaison
  • Monitoring of the application through to determination
  • Discharge of planning conditions



Our planning team are on hand every step of the way to guiding you through the planning process, ensuring your completed project is legal and not in breach of planning regulations . For more information from our planning team please visit www.equestrianplanningservices.co.uk


“When we bought an old cottage with land in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our main concern was obtaining planning permission for an outdoor arena.  Equestrian Planning Services were recommended to us by the company we’d chosen to construct the arena and we are so glad we approached them to take care of dealing with the application.

 They were clearly very experienced in applications similar to ours and the whole process went very smoothly.  They were professional and efficient, and our planning application was approved at the first submission.

 Equine Planning Solutions made the whole process easy for us and we would unreservedly recommend them for any similar projects.”

 Malton, North Yorkshire


“The service provided by Equestrian Planning Services was first class. With a single site visit and a minimum of email correspondence, the weight of the planning process was lifted from my shoulders. Despite a negative response to the pre-application enquiry, Equestrian Planning Services obtained approval for my outdoor arena (when I would have given up!) and I am certain that their expert knowledge of equine planning applications was central to the positive outcome. Brilliant!”


Private Client, Perth

“Equestrian Planning services provided us with an excellent level of service and support in our application for a ménage for our equestrian project at Caring for Life. Their service was friendly and helpful but most of all extremely efficient. We found them extremely easy to contact (not always possible with people in the equestrian field) always respond to enquiries and calls, and brilliant at keeping us informed of progress with applications to planning.


We would recommend their services without any hesitation whatsoever as being totally professional and attaining the highest levels of efficiency helpfulness and relevance especially when planning consent is needed urgently or within time constraints.”

Co-Founder Caring for Life
Leeds Yorkshire


“We had wanted to build a ménage on our private yard but were unsure of the planning regulations and requirements for our area. Equestrian Planning Services expert knowledge helped us to make informed decisions and the planning application went through in a timely, efficient manner. Thank you, Equestrian Planning!”


Private Client , Oakworth




Installation or surface only?

Indoor or outdoor?

How many horses will use the surface per day?

Which discipline will the surface be used for?You can choose more than one.

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