Lloyd Collins

Assistant Planner, Bristol

Lloyd joined Planning Potential having spent a year living and studying in Germany, where he developed an interest in the role planning can play in increasing urban safety, security and sustainability.


Integrated BSc (Hons) Urban Planning/MPlan Master of Planning – University of the West of England
Licentiate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute 

Lloyd joined Planning Potential having spent more than a year living and studying in Germany, as part of an Erasmus+ exchange programme. During his time at the Gottfried Wilhelm-Leibniz-Univerität in Hanover, Lloyd developed a personal interest in crime prevention planning and planning theory, climate change adaptation strategies and water governance, conflict resolution, and designing cities and public spaces to combat terrorism.

Lloyd previously gained valuable experience working in the planning office at Bridgend County Borough Council. In addition to rewriting and redesigning local Supplementary Planning Guidance to meet new national standards, he worked as a research assistant on an array of planning projects within development control and development planning. 

Lloyd is currently a licentiate member of the RTPI and, having settled into his role within Planning Potential’s Bristol team, he is working towards chartered status.

A keen sportsman and traveller, Lloyd played rugby union for the long-established SG Odin Döhren club whilst he was in Hanover, is a frequent skier, and spent a month in Indonesia teaching sport. He also plays the drums, speaks fluent Welsh and is learning to speak German.

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