Business & Planning First Point

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Based in Wellington our Business & Planning First Point gives customers a dedicated place of contact for all enquiries regarding planning and development.

What services are available?

Whether you are a householder wishing to extend your home or major developer looking for prime building land, we can help.

If you are thinking of starting up your own business, expanding your business or looking to develop in the Borough, our teams of experts are here to support and advise you.

This table shows a list of services customers can access at Business & Planning First Point.
Planning and Development We provide a full range of planning advice for commercial and residential development, no matter what the size, as well as providing resources to support you when submitting your planning application. View our planning pages for more information and advice.
Pre-application advice  View information and obtain advice prior to submitting a formal planning application to find out what information you will need to submit with your planning application and the likely hood of planning permission being granted for your proposed development.
Building Control Most building work requires building regulation approval. Our team of experienced inspectors will offer support and advice to enable compliance. View information on building control applications for more information on regularisation certificates.
Land and Property Visit the Estates and Investments website to check out the latest available commercial properties and development opportunities through Telford & Wrekin Council Estates and Investments portfolio. Our professional team of Chartered Surveyors will help you to develop, expand or invest in Telford.
Business Support Whether you require support to set up on your own, access funding for your business, workforce skills advice, connections with other businesses, or business location options, the Enterprise Telford Team of Business Support Officers can discuss your needs and provide information and guidance for your business. Visit the Enterprise Telford website for more information and guidance. Call 01952 567589 or email or visit the Marches Growth Hub Telford & Wrekin at the Telford Innovation Campus, SB Building Ground Floor, Telford TF2 9NT (Sat Nav:TF2 9NN) for more information.
Viability Advice When considering the financial aspects of any development proposal, we have a dedicated team available to offer free advice combined with knowledge of funding opportunities that may assist your project. Visit the business in Telford website for free advice.
biT Design Services biT are an integrated design and project management consultancy that specialise in full project delivery, from initial project conception through to the entire property lifecycle. Visit the biT website for more information about design and project management consultancy.

How to get here

By foot 
Business & Planning First Point is located next to the Wellington Library and Leisure Services complex, just a couple of minutes walk from Wellington town centre.

By car
Wellington Civic Offices are part of Wellington Civic Centre and Leisure Services complex. Free parking is available on all long stay and short stay car parks located close to the centre. It can be accessed via a number of routes which can be seen on the map below. Sat Nav Address: TF1 1LX.

By train
There is a train station in Wellington. From here, head to Wellington town centre and you will find Business & Planning First Point located within the Wellington Civic Centre and Leisure Services complex, just a couple of minutes walk from the town centre.

Development Management team

Telford & Wrekin Council
PO Box 457
Wellington Civic Offices
Sat Nav postcode: TF1 1LX

Telephone: 01952 380380

The location of Business & Planning First Point on Google maps

Last updated: 08/04/2021 16:32