Filwood Park, Bristol, Barratt Homes

About us

About us

Cre8 Land and Planning is a specialist planning and development consultancy based in Manchester but operating across the UK.


Set up in 2022 by Andrew Bradshaw a former Director with WSP and Head of Planning North for GL Hearn the business provides specialist planning and development advice to both the private and public sectors.


We offer a full planning and development service from initial site search and promotion through to the preparation and negotiation of deliverable planning permissions and the preparation of funding bids.


We work with independent land agents to identify land for new residential development working closely with landowners on an exclusive basis to promote land to our network of developers and housebuilders.


We have an excellent knowledge of the regional Northwest residential land market and maintain good relationships with landowners and local planning authorities to help support the positive promotion of land for new residential development.


We have a strong track record in town centre regeneration working in close collaboration with the public sector and other professionals to provide strategic planning and development advice to deliver creative solutions that deliver long lasting transformation for generations to come.


We are experts at community and stakeholder engagement working in a collaborative way with local communities to help deliver quality sustainable development.


We are passionate about design and the environment and look to work with like-minded people and organisations to deliver high quality long lasting sustainable places and spaces for the enjoyment of the whole community.


If you want to find out more or want to collaborate, please get in touch.



Andrew Bradshaw BA (Hons) MTPL MRTPI




The company is led by Andrew Bradshaw who has over 25 years’ experience advising clients across both the private and public sectors in the delivery of complex development and regeneration projects.


He was previously a Planning Director with WSP in the Manchester office and prior to that was Head of Planning with GL Hearn where he led the Manchester Planning and Development team for 4 years.


He is a specialist in residential land and planning with extensive experience in identifying and promoting sites for new residential development from initial site appraisal and promotion through to the preparation and negotiation of the planning application.


He has a strong track record in identifying and acquiring land for residential development having spent 4 years with Barratt Partnerships where he acquired land to the value of c. £800m GDV.


He is well connected with an excellent network of contacts across the regional land and property market along with good relationships within local planning authorities and other public agencies including Homes England.


He believes strongly in collaboration and engagement working closely with developers, key stakeholders and local communities to deliver quality development that is locally owned yet commercially viable.


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Collaborators and Partners

Cre8 Land and Planning collaborates with other leading companies and professionals to provide support and complimentary services where required. Our current collaborators and partners include:

Cre8 Land and Planning Limited  is registered in England and Wales with company number 13786396

Registered Office: 2 Statham Court, Statham Street, Macclesfield SK11 6XN

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