Planning Services

  • Cockenzie Masterplan, Scotland

    Masterplanning services for the redevelopment of Cockenzie Power Station.

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  • HB Villages Developments

    Assisted in the delivery of over 600 supported living apartments for HB Villages across the country.

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  • Church Street Masterplan

    Appointed by Westminster City Council to bring creative insight to support their vision for the Church Street Ward.

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Unlocking development potential

With a reputation for providing commercially astute advice and technical solutions, we create value for our clients and are a consultancy of choice. We understand the development process from start to finish and can help deliver schemes quickly and efficiently. Through our strong network of strategic partnerships in master planning, urban design, and political engagement we have an exceptional understanding of the places, people, policies and politics of the areas within which we work.

A bespoke approach to the delivery of high-quality outputs for our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

Jane Hirst Planning Director

Unlock development potential, attract investment, and create social value

Local Development Orders (LDOs) are an important tool to accelerate growth and support project delivery by proactively shaping development. They help local authorities adopt a local solution to simplify the planning process and attract investment. Stantec’s planning team understands the broader commercial landscape and can help local authorities unlock development potential. The combination of our experience in preparing LDOs and innovative thinking means we can help from inception through to adoption and delivery. Read more
Expert Spotlight

Jane Hirst, Planning Director

A bespoke approach to the delivery of high-quality outputs for our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

Bernard Greep, Director, Planning and Growth

Achieving development that meets the needs of our clients and local communities always provides great satisfaction.
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Lynsey Fraser, Director of Planning

At Stantec, communities come first. I’m committed to delivering outcomes for our clients who look to improve places for people everywhere.

Stephen Cox, Director of Economics and Regeneration

Understanding urban issues and working with colleagues to change places, improve communities, and develop economies is what motivates me.
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Nick Skelton, Director, Planning & Economics

Planning and development is complex. The right information, keen interest, analysis, curiosity, and being open to challenge help clarify it.
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Richard Pestell, Director, Planning

We help to deliver successful development by understanding the rationale for policies and the evidence base.

Cristina Howick, Director, Planning Policy and Evidence

I aim for good planning, based on smart analysis. If we are clear-sighted about how things work, we’ll understand how to make change happen.
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Jane Hirst

Planning Director

Bernard  Greep

Director, Planning and Growth

Lynsey Fraser

Director of Planning

Stephen Cox

Director of Economics and Regeneration

Nick Skelton

Director, Planning & Economics

Richard Pestell

Director, Planning

Cristina Howick

Director, Planning Policy and Evidence

Related Services

Development Management Our development management services range from the planning application and appeals processes, expert witness work, public and stakeholder engagement to provide a comprehensive offer to our clients.
Plan making and evidence We have a wide range of experience in-house to deliver policy and evidence based projects along with an in depth understanding of the detailed numbers and data behind the strategic outcomes.
Development Economics We prepare compelling economic and development arguments to help our clients realise their development and strategic ambitions.
Land Promotion We have a thorough appreciation of planning and development delivery issues from the viewpoints of both the public and private sectors.
Planning, Consenting and Approvals Our environment team are involved in a variety of planning, consenting and approvals.

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