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Chris Wilmshurst

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Chris Wilmshurst BA (Hons) Dip UPI MRTPI

Chris has over 25 years’ planning experience in both local government and private consultancy. 

He is involved in the preparation, submission, monitoring and negotiation of planning applications, in addition to the preparation of appeal statements.

Chris also has extensive experience in strategic promotion of land for alternative uses through the planning system. 

He is experienced as an expert witness at inquiries and hearings for clients and instructs barristers under rules of direct professional access to the Bar.

Chris can provide expert witness evidence in key areas such as: 

  • Section 78 appeals including written representations
  • Informal hearings and Public inquiries
  • UK court proceedings including leasehold enfranchisement
  • Local plan and neighbourhood planning examinations
  • Advice regarding enforcement issues.

Key Skills

    • Property planning consultancy
    • Commercial planning advice
    • Section 78 appeals
    • Commercial planning advice
    • Expert Witness

Chris Wilmshurst's Case Studies

  • Anchor Trust The property planning consultancy team was appointed by England’s largest not-for-profit housing a... Read more
  • Bouygues UK The property planning consultancy team was appointed by one of the UK's most respected regional cons... Read more
  • Frimley Park Children's Centre The property planning consultancy team was appointed by Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust t... Read more
  • Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust The property planning consultancy team was appointed by Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust t... Read more
  • Highcross Strategic Advisers Limited The property planning consultancy team was appointed by Highcross Strategic Advisers Limited (now No... Read more
  • Legal & General Assurance Society Limited An 80,000 sq ft flexible General Industrial (B2) or Warehouse and distribution unit (B8) in Bracknel... Read more
  • Surrey County Council The property planning consultancy team was appointed by Surrey County Council to produce a hybrid pl... Read more