News & Events

06/01/2014 - New Head Office - Folkestone

We are delighted to announce the purchase of our new Head Office situated at 20 Church Street, Folkestone.

Our new office, which provides us with 5 times the amount of office space, will allow us to meet growing demand whilst ensuring we have additional office space for future expansion and possible sub leasing to businesses which would complement Planancy services.


Planancy Ltd,
20 Church Street,
CT20 1SE

Tel: 01303 227 338

02/09/2013 - New London Office

Planancy is pleased to announce the opening of a brand-new London office based within walking distance of Kings Cross station.
This expansion will allow us to meet growing demand whilst ensuring we have the professional resources required in the capital to further serve new and existing clients.


Planancy Ltd,
25-28 Field Street,

Tel: 0207 837 7746

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