Hyas is a new, independent consultancy offering tailored support and strategic advice to help complex projects move successfully through the planning system. Our unique and trusted approach – based upon positive planning, active engagement & collaboration, a keen understanding of delivery and a mindset focussed on finding solutions – can enable stakeholders to quickly understand and diagnose issues and evolve actions and strategies to overcome them. Hyas can support with stakeholder & community engagement, planning strategy, policy making, development management, place-making, viability, infrastructure planning & scheme deliverability. Hyas provides strategic critical friend support together with direct hands-on capacity to ensure projects can make positive progress through the planning system.

Providing Expert Support to

  • Help local partners to evolve and establish growth ambitions, set clear visions and define project objectives.
  • Prepare strong and supportive evidence bases.
  • Produce high quality planning applications and supporting documents.
  • Consider and determine proposals effectively and efficiently.
  • Build & enhance local stakeholder knowledge and capacity.
  • Deliver new homes, jobs, infrastructure and supporting facilities – creating great places for current and future generations.
Our Expertise

Promoting collaboration and positive planning processes

Supporting stakeholders to address the needs of complex planning and development projects, working in partnership to deliver great places.
Our Expertise

Latest From Hyas

Progress report on Garden Towns & Villages

May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Rob Smith, Director of Hyas, reports on the progress of the Governments Garden Towns & Villages programme [...]

Hyas appointed to support Garden Villages in MId Devon and Carlisle

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Hyas Associates have been appointed to provide consultancy support to 2 of the Garden Villages announced by [...]

Hyas support to Aylesbury Garden Town

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Hyas have been appointed by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) and partners to provide support and advice [...]

Client Feedback

The support provided has been invaluable in helping a number of ambitious, large scale proposals move forward through the plan making process. We are working closely with Hyas to explore new and innovative ways of delivery, funding and planning. The support is essential to drive the process forward in an effective way, building and enhancing our capacity.
Project Manager, Local Authority