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John Dickinson Director - Environmental Planning

John has over 25 years’ experience preparing and co-ordinating planning applications for various forms of development including; minerals, renewables, residential, business, employment, retail, leisure, highways and waste schemes. He regularly manages representations on development plans to maximise land asset value and attend hearings. He has also provided advice to the public sector on emerging development plan policies.

John is an expert planning witness and experienced project manager progressing schemes from inception through the planning and environmental regulatory systems to completion including co-ordination of community consultation. John regularly co-ordinates environmental impact assessments and prepares environmental statements for major developments based on his excellent knowledge of environmental management systems.

Some of the projects John has been involved with include:

  • Major Quarry and Surface Mine Proposals –across the UK
  • Colliery Reclamation Schemes -South and West Yorkshire
  • Wind Farm Schemes – Cumbria, Warwickshire and West Yorkshire
  • Residential, Retail and Employment Sites – County Durham, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire
  • Power Generator Scheme – Cumbria
  • Prestige Employment Scheme – County Durham
  • Highway Improvement Schemes – East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire