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.
Debbie is a Chartered Town Planner who has been working in town planning since 1996 in both the public and private sectors. She spent nine years in various English local authorities as a Development Control Officer before moving into the private sector, working for private and corporate clients in the mobile telecommunications and leisure industries.
Recently she has been working in the renewables sector for a leading developer of ground-based solar farms in the UK. In the past 18 months she has secured planning permission for over 100MW of generating capacity for this client, on sites across the country from Kent to west Wales.
As a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, Kathryn has over 10 years of experience having previously worked as a Development Control Officer in the public sector and more recently the South Downs National Park. She has experience in all planning matters including Planning Applications, Certificates of Lawful Use, Prior Approvals, Prior Notifications and Appeals.
Kathryn has a passion and interest in dealing with equestrian, agricultural, and rural diversification schemes. With the broad experience gained while working in the public sector, Kathryn is able to assist and advise on any planning matter.
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.
Henry is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and joined the team at Parker Dann in January 2017. With a Bachelors degree in Property Development, he went on to complete a Masters degree in Town Planning at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Additionally, with four and a half years experience as a Planning Officer within Development Control at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Henry has extensive knowledge in a range of planning sectors including residential development, commercial development, and rural planning. Henry has extensive experience of different types of applications including full Planning Application, Certificates of Lawful Use, Prior Approvals and Prior Notifications including the change of use of agricultural buildings to residential units.
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.