About us

Who we are

We are a small, friendly team that offers advice and expertise with a wide range of property planning projects. We cover all sectors with projects ranging from extensions and single dwellings to multiple dwellings and larger strategic sites for all uses. We are here to help and assist in any way we can. Contact us by calling 01353 664231 or emailing info@plansurv.co.uk. Find out more about the team below.

Our Approach

Every case is considered on an individual basis. We take the time to explore all of the information available, using multiple resources to inform our strategy and proposal.


As a flexible business PlanSurv regularly works with other organisations to ensure the best quality services for clients, with each specialist bringing their own unique input to the project while adding value for the client.

The list of partnership sectors here, although not exhaustive, provides an indication of the range of services PlanSurv can deliver to improve development aspirations and add value, either as lead consultant or on a sub-consultancy basis.

Preparing design and access statements, heritage statements and planning statements or running planning appeals.
Property and Asset Managers
Securing planning permissions and identifying development opportunities to enhance the value of a property portfolio.
Running enforcement appeals.
Securing planning permissions to enhance the flexibility in use of buildings to assist lettings and sales.
Securing planning permissions and identifying development opportunities to enhance the value of a property portfolio.
Acting as lead consultant to secure planning permissions and the discharge of conditions.

Meet our team

Having gained a BSc (Hons) degree in Estate Management from Reading University, Adam qualified as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) while at Arnold's in Norwich. Following time at Savills, Adam returned to Arnolds to establish a dedicated Planning and Development department.

In 2009 Adam decided to establish PlanSurv in order to give clients the best possible professional and personalised service.

Adam Tuck

BSc (Hons) MRICS

After graduating with a degree in Geography from the University of Reading, Suzanne gained a masters degree in Development Planning. Suzanne previously worked within local authority strategic planning for 5 years and became a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute in 2013. Suzanne joined PlanSurv as a Planner in 2015.

Suzanne Nugent

BSc (Hons) MSc MRTPI

Ruth graduated with a BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Sussex and worked in the voluntary sector and a local authority managing community and strategic projects. Ruth started her career as a Planner in the Development Management team of East Cambridgeshire District Council in 2015 and achieved a distinction in her MSc in Town Planning the following year. Ruth joined PlanSurv in 2017.

Ruth Gunton

BA (Hons) MSc

Kelly is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has worked in the industry since 2001. Kelly joined PlanSurv at the beginning of 2016 and was keen to take on the challenges of a new role, in a new industry. Kelly also assists the team with a range of planning tasks.

Kelly Scott

After gaining a BSc in Business Edward began working within the property industry, initially in residential sales and property management. Edward joined PlanSurv in February 2018 after being self-employed as a Property Auditor and completed an MSc in ‘Urban and Rural Planning’ at the University of Bristol in 2020.

Edward is a Licentiate member of the RTPI.

Edward Clarke

BSc (Hons)
MSc Planner

Clare joined the team in March 2020. Her previous job roles have included being a radio presenter and also general manager of a transport firm. Although joining the firm in unprecedented times, she has immersed herself in assisting in various applications and loves being part of the PlanSurv team.

Clare Petrou

Trainee Planner
Team Secretary

Sarah graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography and went on to complete an MSc in Development Planning at the University of Reading.

Following time in London at global real estate advisers DTZ, Sarah returned to Cambridgeshire to work for East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) and became a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute shortly thereafter. During her eight years at ECDC, Sarah worked in a variety of roles including strategic planning, masterplanning and development control. Sarah works with PlanSurv on a consultancy basis.

Sarah Ratcliffe

BSc (Hons) MSc MRTPI
Consultant Planner