Planning

Planning consultants advise on a range of matters, including what can be built where and the influence of environmental, economic, and social considerations on space. Chartered planners undertake a number of roles, such as informing land purchase decisions and facilitating urban regeneration programmes, as well as residential, employment, retail, and leisure development.

Planning Careers

Planners provide specialist advice to clients and are skilled in understanding the processes and techniques required to increase the likelihood of achieving planning permission, whilst ensuring that the planning and production of the project runs smoothly. Town planners often act as mediators between different groups: such as local planning authorities; developers; and communities. These are some of the jobs you can do in Planning:

City Planner

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  • Interest in the environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • Highly motivated

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