Emery Planning has expanded its board with the promotion of Ben Pycroft and John Coxon from Associate Director to Director.
Both are long serving members of the Emery team with Ben appointed in 2011 and John in 2008. They join a board of six other Directors, including Denise and Peter Emery who founded the company in 1985.
Emery Planning is one of the UK’s leading independent town planning consultancies working with clients and councils across the UK from its base in Macclesfield, Cheshire. It’s team of 21 consultants offer a comprehensive range of expert planning services covering residential and commercial property development, leisure and tourism, retail, education, healthcare, listed buildings, conservation and Green Belt development.
Both Ben and John specialise in strategic development applications for large scale residential, commercial or mixed-use schemes. They are also considered leading experts in their field on applications involving Housing Land Supply and Five-Year Housing Land Supply calculations, often being called upon to act as expert witness at public inquiries, appeal hearings and local plan examinations.
Says Director, Stephen Harris, “John and Ben are incredibly talented and driven individuals who execute every case with skill, professionalism and tenacity.
“They work to exceptionally high standards and are committed to delivering only positive outcomes for their clients. Their input has helped the business retain and grow its client base, and achieve an enviable track record of planning success. It’s an absolute pleasure to welcome them to the board,” he adds.
The promotions follow a sustained period of success and growth for Emery Planning, with further promotions and new appointments due to be announced before the end of the year.