Overview

FT is one of Ireland's foremost planning consultancies with extensive experience across the Development sector. FT attributes our success in the sector to both the skills and in depth knowledge of our planning team and the fact that we provide a one-stop-shop for almost all aspects of infrastructure projects.

FT provides planning consultancy services for a wide range of projects within the Development Sector. Ft provides this service in house on all our Projects at planning stage or externally directly to our client as a bespoke service offering. Our experience extends from renewable energy projects (both onshore and offshore), residential and commercial development, large scale infrastructure project such as roads and greenways and electricity infrastructure.

Planning Services provided:

  • Strategic Planning Advice
  • Planning Advocacy
  • Planning Applications
  • Planning Appeals
  • Feasibility Reports
  • Strategic Infrastructure Development
  • Expert Witness
  • Planning Opinion
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Reports
  • Large Scale Residential Planning Application

FT’s planning team has grown over that last 10 years and has developed a dedicated and highly experienced team to deliver projects for our clients. Our expertise extent from the submission of robust planning applications to provision of planning strategy in order to minimize planning risk and maintain and enhance the planning asset. FT guarantees a personal service while delivering complex, affordable and sustainable projects for local and global clients.

Sector Statistics

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4 Planning, design and environmental engineering for a portfolio of 4. No. Synchronous Compensator units across Ireland.

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3,500

Planning and Environmental Assessment for over 3,500 housing units across Ireland.

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2

2 Preparation of 2. No. Best Practice Guidance documents for both the Wind Energy Sector and the Solar Energy Sector.

Careers

FT is currently recruiting the following the role to join the Planning Team:

Position Sector Location
Principal Planner Energy Cork, Dublin or Carlow

Why join FT

“I’m glad to have completed an engineering internship with FT. The breadth of experience gained, mentorship received and company culture made it a very rewarding experience.”

Dylan Whelan

Engineering Intern
Why join FT

Why join FT

“The opportunities and experience I have gained from working as part of the FT team has encouraged and very much supported my growth as a Geotechnical Engineer.”

Emily Archer

Senior Project Geotechnical Engineer
Why join FT

Why join FT

“As a Principal Engineer I have worked on major projects both nationally and internationally. I would highly recommend FT as a company working on best-in-class projects in an organisation where your impact is noticed and rewarded.”

James O'Neill

Principal Engineer
Why join FT

Why join FT

“Since joining FT in 2019 I have very rapidly and significantly expanded on my previous knowledge and experience. Working within a highly skilled and confident multidisciplinary team of experts has undoubtedly been a major positive of my experience in FT to date.”

Eoin O'Connor

Project Scientist
Why join FT

Why join FT

“As a Principal Ecologist I lead a team of eight ecologists with a wide range of expertise in the discipline. FT has provided our team with excellent support and training opportunities through ongoing CPD along with both practical and technical experience through the many high profile projects we have worked on.”

Jon Kearney

Technical Director
Why join FT