About Us

Information about Planning Aid Wales

Our Story

Planning Aid Wales is an independent, charitable organisation helping individuals and communities across Wales to participate more effectively in the planning system.

We offer a range of services including a free planning advice helpline, easy-read planning guidance and an annual programme of training events.  For more information visit www.planningaidwales.org.uk 

People we’ve helped in the past year:


Users of our online guidance services


Callers to our Helpline service


Trainees in face-to-face courses


Further people engaged through our projects

What Our Trainees Have to Say

‘I am much better informed about the process, both national and local.’
Trainee from Pembrokeshire
Introduction to Planning Course
‘I have a better appreciation of general planning and am inspired to look forward.’
Trainee from Wrexham
Responding to Planning Applications course
‘Excellent exploration of the planning system.’
Trainee from Llanelli
Responding to Planning Applications Course
‘Learning about all of the relevant plans/legislation and the complex process.’
Trainee from Bangor
Planning your Places Course