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About Baker Barnett

Baker Barnett delivers high quality and professional Surveying and Planning Consultancy Services, specialising in the small scale power generation sector. We have a very high success rate in delivering projects for our clients.

The Managing Director Neil Baker is a Chartered Minerals Surveyor, with over 40 years of experience in the business. A former Colliery Surveyor with British Coal, Neil has worked in private practice, since 1991. Over the years, he and his team have obtained planning permission for over 30 'gas to power' embedded power generation sites. Baker Barnett has also been heavily involved in procuring the land access agreements, the detailed site design, setting out and administered the construction contract, for a large number of those sites.

We provide the following services

  • Helping with initial site appraisal, structural advice & coal mining risk assessments and foundation advice;
  • Site surveying;
  • Scheme design;
  • CAD services, including 3D visualisations;
  • Planning applications;
  • Building regulation submissions and working drawings;
  • Contract administration and construction monitoring, through to completion.  

Based at just off Junction 29A of the M1 motorway, we are able to access projects, not only in the Chesterfield area, but also in much of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and South Yorkshire.



We have a largely electronic office, using  3D ground modelling and AutoCAD software. We are proud to provide a professional planning and surveying, services, at a cost-effective price.

We have an excellent track record in achieving planning permission for our clients' development projects, both locally and across the UK.

Neil S Baker Managing Director