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The planning team has more than 60 consultants located across the UK. We combine planning consultancy skills with the expertise of our Environmental Impact Assessment team, Development Consultancy, Affordable Housing, Sustainability, and Economic Assessment teams to provide integrated joined up planning solutions for our clients.

We prepare and manage planning applications for major commercial, retail, residential, institutional, cultural and infrastructure schemes, and have extensive experience delivering consents for complex schemes. Understanding and influencing national and local planning and environmental policy is at the heart of our work. Our clients include a wide range of landowners, investors, developers, corporate occupiers, government departments, local authorities, third sector organisations, cultural institutions and infrastructure providers. 

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Who we look for

To succeed with us, you’ll need a genuine interest in the property industry. We’ve built a reputation for the quality of our work to which we’ll expect you to contribute, so it’s essential that you share our passion and commitment.

Everybody here genuinely enjoys what they do, and often they bring different interests from outside of work. That diversity is part of what makes our culture unique. You’ll also need to be driven. There’s a sense of ownership in this team, and we’re looking for people who are as motivated by that as we are.

For Planning & Development roles

  • A Level (or equivalent): 260 UCAS Tariff points or above from your top three grades
  • Degree: 2.1 or above, which must be either Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accredited or topped up with an RTPI postgraduate accredited conversion course

Key projects and clients

Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Client: iCity (Delancey and Infinity SDC)
Preparation of planning application and EIA for permission to transform the Olympic Broadcast and Media Centres into a world-leading creative and digital cluster. Planning permission granted for: an innovation centre; a 1,045 seat auditorium and building housing educational space, broadcast studios, office space, and a data centre bringing together global companies with London’s most innovative start ups.

Former iTV site and Granada Studios
Client: iTV/Allied London
Regeneration of the former ITV Quay Street site, Manchester City Centre, home to the iconic Coronation Street from its first broadcast in 1960 until the move to MediaCity in 2013. Advice on interim destination for new cultural and leisure uses and preparation of a long term strategic regeneration framework.

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