Adrian is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He is also a former District Councillor and Deputy Chair of Wealden Planning Committee where he gained an invaluable insight into the workings of the planning committee structure and local Government in general.
He has extensive knowledge of all planning matters including appeals to the Planning Inspectorate and the submission of numerous planning applications and Certificates of Lawful Use.
Adrian is also the Practice Expert in rural diversification schemes, having secured numerous consents for the redevelopment of farm buildings for a variety of uses.
Chris is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and has extensive knowledge of town planning issues across the country. He has advised on a number of major development projects including urban extensions, urban regeneration projects and large scale residential and commercial developments.
He has experience negotiating planning applications and can handle the appeal process on behalf of clients, including where necessary, giving evidence at public inquiries. He can also advise clients on promoting land through the Local Plan system where he has experience of giving evidence at public examinations and has been successful at influencing the content of Local Development Documents.
Deborah is a Chartered Town Planner and member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. Deborah began her career in town planning in 1996, working as a Development Control Officer for local planning authorities across England before moving to the private sector in 2006, specialising in telecommunications and leisure developments.
Deborah joined Parker Dann in 2012 and has taken on a wide portfolio of casework to encompassing solar renewables, rural diversification schemes, agricultural and equestrian, small-scale housing and commercial developments, caravan parks and golf courses, schools and listed buildings. She has experience of a broad range of town planning consultancy including pre-application discussions, planning applications, post decision work, enforcement cases, planning appeals and local plan representations.
Mark joined the team at Parker Dann in 2009, with a degree in Geography and Town Planning from the University of Birmingham. He subsequently completed a Masters degree at the University of Brighton. He is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
He formerly worked for Wealden District Council in their Planning Policy Team, formulating policy for the Council’s Core Strategy. At Wealden, Mark undertook in-depth work on the Council’s Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA), including analysing the suitability of potential sites for future housing development. He has been involved in a number of residential planning applications on a variety of scales and has provided detailed advice on prematurity issues, prior to bringing sites forward ahead of Site Allocations Documents.
Hannah joined the team in September 2017. She has a degree in Law from the University of Sussex and an MSc in Town Planning from the University of Brighton. She is now working towards becoming a member of the RTPI.
Hannah has already been involved in the process of preparing and submitting planning applications in a range of sectors such as agriculture, residential, education and commercial. Additionally she has gained experience in contributing to the Appeal process.
Having previously worked for Parker Dann between 2015-2017, James re-joined the team in November 2018. He has a degree in History from Nottingham Trent University and is currently studying towards completing a Masters degree in Town Planning at the University of Brighton. James has been involved in numerous projects ranging from Prior Approvals, Certificates of Lawful Use and full Planning Applications.