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Planning Permission & Architectural Services in Croydon

Professional & Honest Planning Permission Advice and First time Croydon Council Planning Permission success.

Our Planning Consultants & Architectural Consultants at 4D Planning are here to help you obtain planning permission as quickly as possible for a fraction of the price of a typical architect. Anyone can produce drawings, but the skill is knowing how to obtain planning permission!

We make the entire planning and building control process easy and simple. We offer a FREE initial consultation and assist with managing the entire planning application submission process to Croydon Council Planning Department. We then ensure that the development complies fully with the building regulations and is signed off by Building Control. We can also recommend local builders in Croydon who have worked on our other successful projects.

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Our services include the following:

  • Professional Planning Advice, Initial consultations and pre-application submissions
  • Planning Applications for Change of Use
  • Planning Applications for Residential Extensions and Conversions
  • Applications to remove or vary a planning condition.
  • Architectural Drawings for Planning Applications
  • Building Regulations Drawings for Building Control
  • Tender Packages for the Builders
  • 3D Visuals, 2D Drawings and illustrations, CGI renders and models
  • Planning Appeals, Retrospective planning applications
  • Lease Plans and Maps
  • Transport Planning Assessments, Parking Surveys
  • Heritage and Planning Reports and more.
  • Prior Approval / notification Applications, Permitted Development Rights schemes
  • Certificate of Lawful Use, Established Use
  • Conservation Area Developments, Listed Building Consent
  • Our projects in Croydon include: Basements, loft conversions, rear extensions, side infill extensions, garage conversions, shop front alterations, advertisement consent, replacement of windows, roof terraces and lots more.

Samples of our projects in Croydon

  • Carter House, 40 Sydenham Road, Croydon, CR0 2EF – Changes of use from B1 offices to use as a state funded school or nursery (D1).
  • 55 Leslie Grove, Croydon, CR0 6TJ – Erection of single-storey rear extension, dormers in rear roof slopes, roof lights in front roof slope and removal of the chimney.
  • 69 Blenheim Park Road, CR2 6BJ – Erection of a single storey extension to a ground floor flat.
  • 8 Blenheim Park Road, South Croydon, CR2 6BB – Conversion of a house to form 2 x two bedroom and 1 x one bedroom flats; provision of associated cycle parking and refuse area; Erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope with roof lights at the front.
  • 183 Davidson Road, Croydon CR0 6DP – Conversion of the property into two self contained flats
  • 1583 London Road, Norbury, SW16 4AA – Change of use from A1 retail unit to A3 Cafe/Restaurant.
  • 44 Byron Road, CR2 8DY – Retention of rear decking.
  • 12 The Ridge Way, Croydon, CR2 0LE – Erection of single/two storey rear extension; roof extension with roof lights
  • 1 Ranmore Avenue, Croydon, CR0 5QA – Alterations; erection of two-storey rear extension; single storey infill extension to the front elevation, erection of first-floor front extension; erection of dormer extension in front roof slope and installation of dome roof light. Erection of single/two-story front side and rear extensions and alterations to roof and fenestration.
  • 56 St. Augustines Ave, CR2 6JJ – Erection of single-storey rear extension.


  • 53 Smitham Bottom Lane, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3DF – Erection of a single/two-story side/rear extension and erection of front porch, Installation of roof lights in front, side and rear roof slopes; Alterations to front boundary and erection of electric entrance gates and piers.
  • 68 Orleans Road, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 3TA – Erection of a two storey side extension, single storey rear extension, single storey front extension, and a rear dormer
  • 20 Church Road, Crystal Palace, SE19 2ET – Use of ground floor and lower ground floor as pottery and arts and crafts centre, erection of shed at rear.
  • The White House, 68 Orleans Road, Crystal Palace SE19 3TA – Erection of single/two-story side/rear extension to include porch and dormer extension in rear roof slope.
  • 133 Bensham Manor Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7AJ – Conversion to form a two, two bedrooms and a one bedroom flat and the erection of a single storey rear extension provision of associated off-street parking; provision of associated cycle and refuse storage.
  • 8 Blenheim Park Road, South Croydon, CR2 6BB– Conversion of family dwelling into three flats with L shape rear dormer cycle and parking refuse store.
  • 207 Davidson Road, CR0 6DP – Erection of dormers in the side/ rear roof slope and rooflights in the front roof slope. Erection of single storey rear extension projecting out 6 metres with a maximum height of 3 metres.

Who We Are?

Planning Permission Application Experts in Croydon

The 4D Planning team consists of Chartered Planning Consultants, Architectural Technicians and Designers.

Our objective is to help our clients obtain planning permission from Croydon Council as quickly as possible and to make the planning process as straightforward and stress free as possible. We produce all the Architectural Drawings for Planning, Building Regulations for Building Control Approval and Tender Packs for Construction. We have a quick turnaround and we are usually never beaten on price.

One of our Planners is a former Planner at Croydon Council and brings public sector experience to the team. All our consultants have years of knowledge and expertise assisting our client with residential and commercial developments including Listed Buildings in Croydon.  We take pride in our high success rate with Planning Permission Applications in Croydon Council!

6 Reasons

to choose 4D Planning


Honest & Professional Planning Advice!


One stop-shop for Planning, Building Control and all Architectural Drawings


Quick turn-around, competitive fees, fixed fees only


High success rate with Planning Applications and Appeals in Croydon


We will always try to go the extra mile for our clients!


Excellent customer service & dedicated Chartered Planning Consultant as your single point of contact

4D Planning Permission Consultants in Croydon

We offer the following services:

  • Architectural Planning Drawings in Croydon
  • Architectural Floor Plans in Croydon
  • Architectural Drawings in Croydon
  • Access to Chartered Architect and Chartered Town Planning services in Croydon
  • Planning Appeals for refused planning applications in Croydon
  • Permitted Development Applications (Lawful Development Certificate Applications in Croydon)
  • Planning Permission Applications for House Extensions & Loft Conversions in Croydon
  • Retrospective Planning Applications in Croydon
  • Planning Permission Applications for Change of Use Class in Croydon
  • Planning for Commercial Properties in Croydon
  • Planning Permission Applications for Converting a House to Flats in Croydon
  • House in Multiple Occupation Applications in Croydon
  • Planning Permission Applications for New Build Developments in Croydon
  • Planning for Childrens Day Nurseries in Croydon
  • Planning for Cafes, Takeaway, Pubs & Restaurants in Croydon
  • Planning for Motor Trade & Car Washes in Croydon
  • Prior Approval, Prior Notification, Neighbours Consultation Scheme in Croydon
  • Article 4 designations, affordable housing, £50k per new residential unit in Croydon
  • Listed Building Consent Applications
  • Conservation Area Applications
  • Hotel Conversions to HMO, Prior Approval Applications and many more.

We cover all of the London Borough Councils including:

Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, City of Westminster, Islington, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Croydon, Kensington & Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, and Wandsworth. Chorleywood, Rickmansworth

Get in touch today for a free consultation on the phone and a free quote for our services.

Call: 0203 1500 183

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Our services include new homes, new flats, conversion to flats, conversion to homes, Housing and residential schemes, including securing planning permission for large garden outbuildings, outhouse, extensions, home offices, large and small office conversions (B1 use class), and conversions from offices to flats (C3 use class).

Commercial planning applications, including change of use between different commercial usage types, for example from shop to restaurant (A3 use class). Educational buildings (D1 use class), health centres and similar such public and private sector planning applications. Pubs, drinking establishments (A4 use class), takeaways (A5 use class). A2, A1 use classes.

Sui Generis covers all other types of uses which do not have a typical use class.

Whether you are applying for a Rear Extension, Side Extension, kitchen extension or conversion, Loft Conversion, Garage conversion, Loft Extension, Roof Extension, domestic usage, Change Of Usage to residential dwelling, conversion to habitable room, new build development of flats, new build office block in Croydon Council,  We can help you gain planning permission by giving you the Advice, Support, Drawings and Documentation you need at each step of the way.

We cover the following areas in Croydon:

AddingtonAddiscombeAshburtonBroad GreenCoombeForestdaleHamsey GreenKenleyMonks OrchardNew AddingtonNorburyNorwood New TownOld CoulsdonPollards HillPurleySandersteadSelhurstSelsdonShirleySouth CroydonSouth NorwoodThornton HeathUpper NorwoodUpper ShirleyWaddonWoodside and the following postcodes:  CR0, CR2, CR3, CR5, CR6, CR7 and CR8.

We assist our clients with the following application types:

Planning Permission Applications for commercial properties

Applications in Croydon for all residential developments

Listed Building Consent Applications

We work in the London Borough Croydon Development Planning Permission