Alastair Close

Director, London

Having worked in both the public and private sectors, Alastair is an experienced planner and tenacious project manager, who is always conscious of meeting clients’ requirements.

BSc (Hons) Town & Regional Planning – University of Dundee
Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute

Alastair is responsible for promoting development on behalf of a diverse range of clients. He has extensive experience advising national retailers, commercial operators, investment funds and private individuals. Having worked in both the public and private sectors, Alastair has a thorough understanding of UK planning matters and is able to apply his experience to provide bespoke, commercially focused advice.

Always conscious of his clients’ particular requirements and the need to maximise asset and portfolio value, Alastair is a tenacious project manager who is capable of coordinating all aspects of the planning process. His key skills include policy formulation, site identification, application management, enforcement, negotiation, portfolio management and appearing as an expert witness at appeals.

Outside Planning Potential, Alastair is a keen cook, enjoys football, running and trying to improve his golf handicap, with varying degrees of success.

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