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GARDNER PLANNING LTD
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Great Bardfield
Essex CM7 4RR

www.gardnerplanning.com

RECENT PROJECTS

Developments

Major urban extensions in Bedfordshire and Aylesbury Vale [2006 to 2015]

  • acting for development company
  • providing strategic planning advice
  • appearing as expert witness at planning appeal inquiries

Major urban extension, Aylesbury [2013 - 2015]

  • acting for development company (Rule 6 party) objecting to competing site
  • providing strategic planning advice
  • appearing as advocate and expert witness at planning appeal inquiry
  • appeal dismissed

Urban extension, Leighton Linslade (Bedfordshire) [2012]

  • acting for development company (Rule 6 party) objecting to competing site
  • providing strategic planning advice
  • appearing as advocate and expert witness at planning appeal inquiry
  • appeal dismissed

Major development, Elsenham (Essex) [2011 to 2015]

  • acting for local objectors (Rule 6 party)
  • preparing the case for objection
  • appearing as expert witness at planning appeal inquiry

Various planning appeal inquiries and hearings, Arun, West Sussex. [2011 to 2013]

  • Expert witness for local authority

Redevelopment of brownfield site Stewartby, Bedfordshire [2010]

  • strategic advice on planning application (housing, employment) of former brickworks
  • project managing the team of consultants
  • principal contact with the site promoter

Local Plans

Local Plans, Bedfordshire and Aylesbury Vale [2010 to 2015]

  • acting for development company objecting to Local Plans
  • participation at Local Plan examinations
  • Local Plans found unsound

Local Plan, Uttlesford (Essex) [2008 to 2015]

  • acting for local objectors
  • preparing the case for objection
  • appearing as expert witness at Local Plan examination
  • Local Plan found unsound

Major development, Radley (Oxfordshire) [2014 to 2015]

  • acting for development company
  • providing strategic planning advice
  • future participation in Local Plan Examination

Site Allocation Plan, Bedford [2013]

  • participant at Hearing on behalf of landowner

Newton Abbot, Devon [2008 to 2009]

  • participant at Regional Strategy and Core Strategy Hearings seeking recognition of regional importance of Newton Abbot then promotion of major urban expansion.

Energy Projects

Solar Farm, Suffolk [2014]

  • acting for local objectors
  • appearing as expert witness at planning appeal inquiry
  • appeal dismissed

Incinerator, Bedford [2010]

  • participant at IPC Hearing on behalf of objector

Minerals

Mineral Plan (Oxfordshire) [2014 to date]

  • acting for local objectors
  • preparing the case for objection
  • future appearance as expert witness at Local Plan examination

Mineral extraction, Elsenham (Essex) [2013]

  • acting for local objectors
  • preparing the case for objection
  • appearing as expert witness at planning appeal inquiry
  • appeal dismissed

Mineral Plan, Roxwell (Essex) [2013]

  • acting for local objectors
  • preparing the case for objection
  • appearing as expert witness at Local Plan examination

Compensation claim

Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), compensation claim for pylon wayleave, Leighton Linslade (Bedfordshire) [2011 to 2012]

  • acting for development company against National Grid Electricity Transmission plc for land blighted by 400kv electricity line
  • providing strategic planning advice
  • appearing as expert witness at Upper Tribunal
  • substantial compensation awarded