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Our team operates at a national level across a variety of services. To find a consultant for your specific needs, please select a service below.
Katy is a chartered planning and development surveyor based out of Chapel Place. She leads the London Planning Team who are active in promoting and securing development opportunities in London and the South East. Katy specialises in negotiating planning permission for high density residential regeneration schemes for clients such as EcoWorld London and Barratt London.
Laura is an Associate Partner with over 8 years post-qualification experience. She joined Carter Jonas in July 2021 and prior to this gained experience in both the public and private sector. Laura specialises in large-scale residential applications and site promotions, including new settlements and Green Belt release for national and local house builders, private developers and promoters and landowners. She is also highly experienced in acting for clients on industrial, commercial and retail projects, including brownfield redevelopment, stakeholder engagement and town centre uses.She provides clients with planning strategies, prepares and project manages complex planning applications, leads on Appeals and prepares representations and attends hearings in respect of site promotion.
Nick is a chartered town planner and development surveyor with over 25 years' experience, gained across the residential, commercial, retail and industrial sectors for corporate, institutional and private landowners and developers. He has worked at CBRE and Drivers Jonas Deloitte. His professional experience is in three main sectors – Strategic Land / Projects, Retail / Mixed-Use and Central London. Strategic Projects / Land involves the promotion of land for commercial and residential development for landowners and developers. Retail / Mixed-Use schemes are a blend of edge of centre and town centre mixed-use schemes with food stores and other uses, often residential. This sector includes regeneration and waterside schemes. Central London focuses on projects from Canary Wharf to Hammersmith and Camden down to Wandsworth, Southwark and Lambeth. When he isn’t working, Nick can be found playing golf (increasingly badly) and spending time re-stocking and emptying his wine cellar to indulge his passion for wine.
Sarah is a skilled and experienced chartered town planner with over 20 years' experience. Sarah has experience in managing the planning process on residential, mixed-use, commercial and leisure developments in a variety of locations on behalf of a diverse client base including developers, investment funds, social housing provider landowners and public companies.

Our planning and development services

Planning consultancy

Planning consultancy

At Carter Jonas, we recognise that achieving planning permission is more than just being policy compliant. It is about understanding a wider range of factors and applying them to reach a favourable outcome.

Development consultancy

Development consultancy

Throughout the UK, Carter Jonas works with public, private and corporate clients to deliver property development projects with the aim of ensuring the maximum returns on clients’ assets.

Masterplanning and urban design

Masterplanning and urban design

Carter Jonas’ highly-skilled urban design and architectural design teams work together with planning, property and infrastructure colleagues to develop commercially-informed design proposals.
Development agency

Development agency

Our development agency teams advise clients on a diverse portfolio of urban, rural and fringe sites whether they be greenfield, brownfield or mixed.
Financial viability

Financial viability

Our team of development surveyors specialise in the preparation of financial viability assessments to support planning applications and Local Plans, as well as the review of assessments to determine the level of affordable housing.

Strategic land

Strategic land

Throughout the UK, Carter Jonas has been involved in some of the largest development projects – from urban extensions to new settlements – acting for a variety of clients and across the public, institutional, charity, corporate and private sectors.

Development land

Development land

Planning is an integral part of many projects on farms and estates, and is often the starting point for diversification.
Regeneration

Regeneration

Carter Jonas is at the centre of regeneration, transforming places and the communities that occupy and use them. Our dedicated and highly regarded regeneration consultancy teams have the breadth of skills and experience to assist with every step of regeneration projects, from inception to implementation.

Our specialisms

Education

Education

To perform their core activities, educational organisations and institutions need land that is in the right location, and buildings that are safe and suitable for effective teaching.
Regeneration

Regeneration

Our regeneration team offers a complete service throughout the lifespan of regeneration projects including housing estate renewal, high street and town centre regeneration schemes, and transport-led regeneration.
Energy

Energy

Our market leading energy team comprises surveyors, valuers, environmental specialists, project managers and town planners, enabling us to provide sound independent advice on all aspects of an energy project.
Minerals & waste management

Minerals & waste management

Our specialist team is recognised as a leading provider of specialist estate management, valuation and development advice relating to all mineral properties and waste management matters and infrastructure.
National commercial development

National commercial development

Our national commercial development team, working with our network of regional offices, is led by experts in commercial property development consultancy and development agency.
Build to rent

Build to rent

Our specialist inhouse team are experts in providing a range of services across the entire lifecycle of build to rent (BTR) and private rented sector (PRS), from inception through operation, and disposal.

Case studies

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Feb 06 2024
Carter Jonas achieves planning consent for St Modwen

Carter Jonas has secured outline planning consent on behalf of property developer St Modwen for a fu...

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Jan 30 2024
Carter Jonas advises on sale of 45 residential units at Acton Gardens

The Acton Gardens joint-venture partnership between Countryside Partnerships and L&Q has sold 45 res...

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Aug 10 2023
Carter Jonas Achieves Planning Consent for Harwell Science and Innovation Campus Limited Partnership

Carter Jonas has secured planning consent on behalf of Harwell Science and Innovation Campus for a n...

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Jun 20 2023
Carter Jonas Confirms Sale of Land in Meir, Stoke-on-Trent to Potteries Heavy Haulage

Carter Jonas, acting on behalf of Severn Trent Water plc, has sold a development site located on the...

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Apr 26 2023
Carter Jonas Achieves Planning Consent for a Fusion Demonstration Plant at Culham Science Centre, Oxfordshire

Carter Jonas has secured planning consent on behalf of UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) for a Fusi...

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Nov 03 2022
Carter Jonas Achieves Planning Consent for Endurance Estates Land Promotion Ltd in Longstanton, Cambridgeshire

Carter Jonas has secured outline planning consent on behalf of Endurance Estates Land Promotion Ltd ...

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Oct 28 2022
RTPI Young Planners’ Conference 2022

On the 21st and 22nd of October two members of our Midlands Planning Team, Frances Keenan and Annabe...

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Oct 20 2022
Carter Jonas Partner Andrew Smith Elected SIOR European Region Chapter President

The European chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) has appointed Andrew Sm...

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Oct 18 2022
Carter Jonas Appoints Matt Lee as Head of Science and Technology

Carter Jonas has appointed Matt Lee as Head of Science and Technology, strengthening further the fir...

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Oct 06 2022
Planning permission granted for key Richmond office space

Plans for a newly refurbished, Grade A office building in Richmond have been given the green light.

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Sep 27 2022
Carter Jonas Confirms Sale of Land at Semington, Wiltshire

Carter Jonas, acting on behalf of a private landowner and the land promotor Greystoke Land, has sold...

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Sep 22 2022
Carter Jonas Achieves Planning Consent for a Retail and Residential Scheme in Kidlington, Oxfordshire

Carter Jonas has secured planning consent for the redevelopment of an existing commercial site on Ox...

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