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Hunter Page Planning Limited

Limited Company | www.hunterpage.net

Thornbury House
18 High Street
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 1DZ

Telephone: 01242 230066
Fax: 01242 230880
Mobile: 
Contact: Mr Paul Fong

Other offices in: Swindon

Email: info@hunterpage.net

Website: www.hunterpage.net

Cheltenham

Thornbury House
18 High Street
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 1DZ

Telephone: 01242 230066
Fax: 01242 230880
Mobile: 
Contact: Mr Paul Fong

Email: info@hunterpage.net

Swindon

Pure Offices
Unit 12 Pine Court
Kembrey Park
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 8AD

Telephone: 01793 957638
Fax: 
Mobile: 
Contact: Mr Guy Wakefield

Email: info@hunterpage.net

Mr Paul Fong BA(hons) MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Paul’s planning career began in 1989 where he gained experience in local government before progressing into the private sector prior. In 1993, Paul established Hunter Page Planning, a private planning consultancy based in Cheltenham, dealing with planning work across the country. Paul has comprehensive experience in dealing with a variety of planning projects for major commercial developers, house builders, and national PLCs. Paul has long since worked along with many development partners to release and maximize development opportunities.

Paul is an active member of the local community, playing an instrumental role in the creation of the Gloucestershire Design Panel in 2011, where he was chair until January 2015. Paul has also been involved with the Gloucestershire LEP since its inception in 2011 and plays a crucial role in promoting and securing economic development in the County. Paul also organises and chairs the Planning Matters Forums which are seminars attended by those involved in the planning profession and which are held in Cheltenham on a regular basis.

Paul’s efforts to drive the Gloucestershire economy forward have been recognised by Gloucestershire First Local Enterprise Partnership, when in 2013 he was awarded with a GL First LEP Ambassador Award.

Outside work Paul is a keen cyclist and enjoys spending time with his family

Mr Guy Wakefield BA(hons) Dip TP MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Guy has continued to develop his knowledge of town and country planning projects for a variety of clients. His background includes a review of sites in the private and public sector, looking at constraints and opportunities, research and policy formulation, development control i.e. planning applications and appeals, site promotion through the preparation of Local Plans and project management. This has included work on a range of subjects including residential, commercial, educational and rural planning matters.

Mr Mark Chadwick BA(hons) Dip TP MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Mark has developed extensive and varied experience in town and country planning projects, within both the public and private sectors. His planning background ranges from research and policy formulation, development control, the promotion of development proposals and project management. Within these fields work has involved, providing planning advice to public policy makers as well as land owners and commercial developers. A working knowledge of government systems, and a proven record in client-based project management.

Mr Giles Brockbank Dip TP MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Giles is one of the four Directors at Hunter Page and advises a wide range of private developers, house builders and landowners on a variety of development projects across the Country. He has over 15 years experience in residential, mixed-use, regeneration, commercial and rural development relating to individual planning proposals, strategic promotion of land for development as part of the development plan process and advising on, submitting and negotiating planning applications. He has specific expertise in residential, mixed use, care related schemes, proposals relating the historic environment and rural development projects and has a very successful record in helping his clients realise the development potential of their land and property interests.

Mr Jamie Lewis MRTPI  [ E-mail ]

Prior to joining Hunter Page, Jamie's planning background was in various local authorities dealing with a wide range of planning work including the development and management of housing and employment land monitoring systems, research and policy formulation on housing and employment land supply, sustainability appraisal and countryside and leisure policy.

Jamie has extensive experience as an expert witness, acting both for Local Planning Authorities and the Development Industry, on a variety of issues. Recent work includes the delivery of evidence on Housing and Employment Land supply on behalf of objectors at Structure Plan EiP's and Local Plan Inquires. He has also been active at Regional level in Regional Spatial Strategy processes.

As part of Hunter Page's Local Authority assistance work, Jamie has recently completed work for Stratford-upon-Avon District Council on the preparation of 8 Development Control Guides, and he is preparing an Urban Potential Study and Employment Land Review for West Somerset Council.

Agriculture

Agricultural Developments, Barn Conversions, Development Applications, Diversification, Estates, Farms, Liveries, Planning & Development, Small Holdings

Business

Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Business and Science Parks, Car Parking / Access, Change of Use, Enforcement, Extensions / Alterations of Premises, Lawful Development Certificates, New Premises, Offices, Working from Home

Conservation

Conservation Areas, Historic Towns / Sites, Listed Buildings, Rural Conservation, Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment

AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Coastal Planning, Environmental Audits, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Statements, Green Belt, National Parks, Renewable Energy Sources, Rights of Way, Rural Regeneration, Strategic Environmental Appraisals, Tree Preservation Orders, Visual Impact Assessments, Wetlands, Wildlife Centres / Trusts, Wind Farms

Design

Characterisation Studies, Crime Prevention Design, Masterplanning, Urban Design

Economic Development

Community Infrastructure Levy - Evidence Studies, Development Strategies, Economic Research, Feasibility Studies, Inward Investment, Marketing, Viability Assessment

Employment

City Centre Tall Buildings, Distribution and Warehousing, Offices

Enforcement

Appeals

Health Planning

Cemeteries, Health Centres, Hospices, Hospital, Nursing Homes

Housing

Affordable Housing, Appeals, Applications, Boundaries / Curtilage, Car Parking, House Extensions, Housing Design Layout, Housing Needs Studies, Light Issues, Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments, Objections, Residential Developments, Social Housing, Viability Assessments

Industrial

Heavy Industry, Light Industry, Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction, Mining, Mobile Phone Masts, Pollution (Air, Water, Noise), Service Industry, Technological Industry, Telecommunications, Utilities, Waste Disposal

Information Technology

Development Control Application Systems, Internet

Infrastructure

Schools Planning

Legal

Advocacy, Appeals, Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning

Area Development Frameworks, Community Plans, Core Strategies, Development Briefs, Development Plan - Viability Assessments, Development Plan Monitoring, Development Plan Representation, EIP (Examination in Public), Greenbelt, Local Plans, Minerals Local Plans, Planning Strategies, Statements of Community Involvement, Sub-regional Planning, Sustainability Appraisal, Sustainability Statements, Transport Plans, Waste Local Plans

Local Authority Services

Contracted Out Services

Marine

Land use, Spatial planning

Minerals & Waste

Landfill, Mineral Local Plans, Mining, Quarries, Waste Disposal, Waste Local Plans, Waste Minimisation, Waste Recycling

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Affordable Housing Viability, Expert Witness, Mediation, Planning Gain, Section 106 Agreements

Neighbourhood & Community Planning

Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events, Neighbourhood Development Plans, Planning for Real ™, Public Participation, Schools / Community Buildings, Village Design Statements, Village/Town Appraisals

Overseas

Other Planning Systems

Renewable Energy

Solar Power, Wind Power

Research

Feasibility Studies, Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments, Land Availabiltiy Studies, Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments, Research / Surveys, Site Appraisals, Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Retail

Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds, Change of Use, Factory Outlet Centres, Markets, Motorway Service Areas, Out of Town Sites, Retail Impact Studies, Shops, Supermarkets, Town Centre Management, Town Centres

Tourism & Leisure

Caravan Parks / Camping Sites, Cinemas, Family Entertainment Centres, Fast Food / Take Away Outlets, Golf Courses, Guest Houses / B&B, Health Clubs, Hotels, Marinas, Parks, Playing Fields, Public Houses, Restaurants, Sport & Recreational Strategies, Stadiums, Swimming Baths, Theme Parks, Tourism

Transport

Buses / Coach Stations, Car Parks, Cycle Ways, Motorways, Railways, Rivers / Canals / Waterways, Roads, Traffic Management, Transport Impact Studies

Urban Regeneration

Blight, Brownfield Sites, Housing Estate Masterplans, PPP (Public & Private Partnerships), Rural & Village Schemes, Town & City Centre Revitalisation Schemes, Waterfront Sites

Consultancy Profile

Total Staff      20
Total Professional Staff      20
Chartered Town Planners      14

Hunter Page Planning - Solutions in Planning

Hunter Page is an award winning specialist planning firm offering a personalised service to individuals, companies and public organisations throughout the UK. We assist our clients in achieving their development aspirations by influencing planning policy, unlocking development potential, and securing planning permission.

The company was established in 1993 and now employs 20 members of staff, of which 14 are chartered RTPI members and 2 are licenciate members. HPP provides professional advice on a wide range of planning issues from applications and appeals, feasibility studies, site appraisals, development plan policy and representations, urban design and masterplanning services, conservation and regeneration.

The practice has a broad client base including individual landowners, major commercial developers, house builders, retailers, schools, national PLC's and Government Quangos.

Examples of recent projects;

HPP plays a key role in leading and co-ordinating a variety of complex and challenging projects throughout the UK. These include large strategic urban extensions, (e.g. Brockworth extension and Buckover Garden Village), major housing development (e.g. RAF Newton), retail and business parks (e.g. regeneration of Cheltenham Town Centre and extension to Ashville Business Park), a variety of commercial enterprises (e.g. new flagship buildings for BMW and Hyundai), Section 55 dwellings, projects involving sensitive heritage assets (e.g. Whiteley Village),care homes and assisted living units, educational establishments and leisure facilities.

Our planning team constantly monitors the production of development plans throughout the country. We are therefore well placed to provide guidance on the progress of development plans.