New planning consultancy launched

Ian Gillespie MRTPI, a former partner at property consultancy Carter Jonas with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector, has launched his own consultancy, Igloo Planning.

Igloo Planning provides development potential and strategy advice to developers, promoters and private landowners across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Ian’s career includes working for Carter Jonas, the national property consultancy, for a total of 11 years, the latter five of which as head of planning – south region, responsible for its seven strong Oxford-based planning team from 2012 to 2017.

He spent four years at South Bucks District Council, from 2008 to 2012 leading on the preparation of a sound Core Strategy. Prior to that, Ian was at Carter Jonas for six years progressing to head of planning – Oxford. Ian has also worked at Buckinghamshire County Council and Tees Valley Joint Strategy Unit.

Ian Gillespie said: “After 21 years working in both the public and private sectors, I have always wanted to run my own business. My focus is on working for clients to realise the full potential of their land and property assets.

We already have some great clients and are involved in the promotion of sites with a capacity to deliver more than 2,500 new homes.”

Clients include: CEG, Inland Homes, Wallace Land, Sterling Rose and several private landowning clients. Services include: Planning appraisals and strategy advice, Local Plan promotion and planning applications.

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Ian Gillespie: | T: 01628 947 637 | M: 07387 575 101

Carter Jonas Oxford

Carter Jonas in Oxford is part of a national, multi-disciplined property consultancy with a network of 30 UK offices, including five in London's West End.

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