Who We Are
Lanpro is an independent multi-disciplinary consultancy that provides specialist advice in the fields of town planning, architecture + urban design, landscape architecture, transport + travel, archaeology + heritage, development viability and delivery + management.
With extensive experience in providing consultancy services the practice has gained an envied reputation for delivering outstanding and innovative solutions to complex planning and design problems.
The company ethos is to focus real-time on planning outcomes rather than the planning process and to place the client’s best interests above all other considerations.
The practice is one of the leading expert planning and development consultancies in the East of England with offices in Norwich, Colchester and Retford.
What We Do
Master Planning & Urban Design The company has a strong well-respected and highly skilled urban design team. Our master planning team comprises urban designers, architects, landscape architects and ecological designers. This team works alongside the planning …
Planning Consultancy Lanpro has a strong reputation for being a results driven planning consultancy. The company has an outstanding track-record for tackling difficult and complex planning problems using practical yet imaginative approaches. Our consultants provide the highest …
Archaeology + Heritage Lanpro archaeology + heritage provide independent advice on all stages of promotion and construction of developments from land acquisition/due diligence right through the design process and to the eventual discharge of archaeological and built heritage …
We are pleased to announce a couple of promotions in our Norwich office within the rapidly expanding planning team. Hannah…Read More
February 2019 – Issue 02 Welcome to the second edition of our Local Plan Monitor. We trust you will…Read More
Focus on Norfolk and Suffolk Broadland, Norwich and South Norfolk The Greater Norwich Development Partnership have published their latest…Read More
Lanpro has secured planning permission on appeal, along with a full costs award, for 8 dwellings in Blofield Heath, Greater…Read More
Chris is the managing director of Lanpro and his day-to-day role within the business is focused around business strategy and development. Chris is responsible for preparing the business strategy that has taken Lanpro from inception in 2008 to being the largest independent planning and urban design consultancy operating in East Anglia. Chris enjoys outdoor pursuits and is a keen Rugby fan.
Philip’s role within the company involves the initial assessment of the potential of sites and the formulation of planning strategies to promote sites and to manage all risks through the planning process. Philip has extensive private sector experience across all planning sectors having previously worked for planning consultancies, development, construction and mining companies in the UK and Asia for a period in excess of 20 years. He is also an expert witness with significant experience representing public and private sector clients at planning, enforcement and compulsory purchase appeals, including Public Inquiry. Philip is a keen golfer.
HEAD OF PLANNING
Ian deals with a wide range of complex planning and land promotion projects including major mixed use developments, residential, leisure, infrastructure and employment parks. Ian has held a number of senior roles within planning consultancies operating throughout the UK. He is also an expert witness with significant experience representing clients at planning appeals, including Public Inquiry. Ian is a former international squash player, currently a club and County player.
Lee is an award winning architect with extensive experience in public and private sectors and expertise in residential, care and education design as well as masterplaning and low energy buildings. He heads the Architecture + Urban Design team in Norwich and is passionate about people focused design and a collaborative approach to sustainable development and place making.
Beccy has spent most of her professional life in the Norfolk and Suffolk area and as a result has extensive experience of managing and being actively involved in complex planning projects across this region and beyond. She has in-depth technical knowledge in respect to planning appraisals, planning application preparation and strategic planning which enables her to steer projects through an increasingly complex planning system. She is experienced in ensuring that projects are appropriately managed, client aspirations are met and deliverable planning permissions are secured. Her ability to co-ordinate public engagement exercises is important to the success of many projects and she is also experienced in the public arena including at Council meetings, public inquiries and public exhibitions. Beccy enjoys running and walks in the countryside.
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