BA (Hons) Social Studies Master of Civic Design.
MA Human Resource Management.
Fellow of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management.
Member of the Planning Institute of Australia.
Certified Practicing Planner.
38 years’ professional planning experience principally for local authorities and Development Corporations in England and Australia. For the last 18 years, Peter has been in private practice with Landmark Planning Ltd. For the 5 years, 1994 to 1999, he was personally retained as the City Centre Manager of Leicester on behalf of the City Council, Boots and Marks & Spencers (11 to 16 hours a week). In that time Peter was responsible for implementing major City development projects such as pedestrianisation of Clock Tower and Humberstone Gate.
Experience has been gained in a wide variety of planning circumstances and types of work. The three areas of work particularly focused upon have been Planning Strategies, urban regeneration and planning applications of all types. He has been responsible for a wide range of urban strategies and development projects. Locally these include: the St. Georges Area of Leicester – a fully illustrated Master Plan for the regeneration of an inner industrial urban area on behalf of a consortium of owners; and the Loughborough University East Park Master Plan. Clients have ranged from Government Departments (MOD), Major UK PLCs (British Aerospace, Galliford Try and Taylor Wimpey); the financial industry (Lothbury Property Trust); and local authorities (such as Fenland District Council).
Current major projects include the Skills Hub and a major mixed Private Rented Sector scheme in Nottingham, as well as a Sustainable Urban Extension in Norwich.
Chair of the Friends of New Walk, and former Chair of the East Midlands Royal Town Planning Institute again (2012 and 2013).
Winner of the RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) Outstanding Planner of the Year Award 2014.