Our history

Indigo Planning has been in business since 1987 – we have just celebrated our 25th anniversary.

The business of planning was less well developed when we began. Architects, solicitors, surveyors and other professionals were providing most of the planning and development advice. We saw the potential to offer specialist planning expertise across a broad spectrum – from working alongside architects on project delivery teams to early stage planning appraisals and pure planning projects for public sector clients.

Our client base and team grew and, never restricted to London and the South East, we opened a Manchester office in 2000 and a Leeds office in 2005. In 2004 we rebranded (from GMA Planning to Indigo Planning) and a new era began.

We are pleased to have celebrated the completion of our 25th year and to have worked on the thousands of projects that make up our exceptionally rich heritage.

Simon Neate, Chairman
January 2013

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“Indigo provided an excellent and professional service to the LVRPA and was a pleasure to work with.”

Vivien Blacker
Parklands & Venues, LVRPA