Whaleback is an architecture and planning consultancy that optimises successful outcomes through understanding and balancing the needs of clients, planning authorities and communities. Its close association with the environmental qualities of Hampshire, West and East Sussex and their local planning authorities enables proposals to be attuned to this context.
It was established by Richard Dollamore in 2015. Richard trained in traditional architecture at Craig Hamilton Architects and Adam Architecture whilst studying Architecture at London Metropolitan University. He has also worked for the Regeneration Through Heritage initiative (now Prince''s Regeneration Trust) of the Prince''s Foundation for the Built Environment and contributed to community-led architectural conservation projects of the Kham Aid Foundation and Tibet Heritage Fund. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with first class honours in Architectural History.
Until recently, Richard provided full time design support to local government development management and planning policy functions; Chichester District Council (2008 - 2011) and the South Downs National Park Authority (2011 - 2015). He established the South Downs National Park Design Review Panel, which has played an important role in raising landscape and architectural design quality in the area.
Planning services include:
? Liaising with Local Planning Authorities, statutory consultees and stakeholders
? Establishing planning baseline and development of site appraisal, strategic brief and design parameters
? Strategies for sensitive sites in conservation areas, AONBs, National Parks
? Community engagement
? Justification Statements
? Design and Access Statements
? Historic building research
? Listed building and conservation area applications
? Characterisation and context studies
? Prepare, submit and negotiate planning applications
? Presentations to planning committee
? Expert design witn...