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Peter Blair Director - Head of Transport UK

Peter is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.  As head of transport for WYG in the UK, Peter is responsible for the management and technical output of our transport planning and highways design teams located in seven offices across the UK.   Peter has 25 years’ experience, the last 20 of which has been in representing client interests on transportation matters in relation to development and infrastructure. He retains a high level of direct involvement in projects and provides the highways and transport related analyses, reports, services and tactical support to deliver developments and infrastructure. Peter has excellent contacts with private clients, professional institutions, local authorities, planning barristers, planning consultants and architects across the industry and is chosen by a wide range of clients to act as their expert witness on the highways and transportation aspects of their planning cases.

Recent projects include:

  • 1040 home, school and employment development at Standen, Clitheroe
  • expert witness objecting to Tesco application Holmfirth
  • promoting sites totalling over 1500 homes in Cheshire
  • expert witness on behalf of the consortium of opposing authorities on the Preston Tithebarn case
  • transportation case to secure planning approval for the Quinn Glass Facility near Chester
  • expert witness for the Wakefield Wildcats stadium, hotel, employment and distribution development.