Planning Directors

Mr Graham Simpkin

Graham established and guided the growth of the business which has recently celebrated 30 years of successful practice.

He has extensive experience in a wide range of case work specialising in feasibility studies, waste management, historic buildings and conservation work.


Mr Paul Nicholls

Paul joined the practice in November 2018 and has a degree and diploma in Town Planning and has been a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute since 2005. He previously worked for 16 years at Dartford Council, becoming a Principal Planner in October 2015, before leaving to work in the London planning team at CBRE in August 2017.

Paul deals with a wide range of planning matters, including assessing the planning and development potential of sites, the promotion of sites through the submission of representations to development plan documents and the preparation and submission of a range of major and small scale planning applications including stakeholder engagement, negotiations of Section 106 Agreements and preparation and submission of planning appeals.

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