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Meet the Planning Team

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Planners Area Map

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Director of Planning

Chris France

Head of Development Management

Mark Hill (Monday - Thursday)

Planning Team Leader

Hilary Saunders

Northern Area Team Planning Officers

Megan O'Mara, Senior Planning Officer

Kelsey Blain, Planning Officer

Lucy Gibson, Planning Assistant

Southern Area Team Planning Officers

Jill Bastow, Senior Planning Officer (Tuesday - Friday)

Helen Stephenson, Planning Officer (Tuesday - Friday)

Lucy Gibson, Planning Assistant

Administration Team

Wendy Strangeway, Planning Administration Team Leader

Vanessa Burgess, Planning Administrator

Dawn Paton, Planning Technician

Caroline Bell, Planning Technician  (Monday & Tuesday)

Verity Allen, Planning Technician

Rebecca Simpson, Business Administration Apprentice

Enforcement Team

Rosie Gee, Planning Team Leader (Enforcement)

Scout Newby, Planning Assistant (Northern area)

Gemma Brown, Planning Assistant (Southern area)

Verity Allen, Planning  Technician

Building Conservation Team

Maria Elena Calderon

Clair Shields (Tuesday)

Policy Team

Paul Fellows, Head of Strategic Policy

Clair Shields, (Monday, Wednesday - Friday)