Lloyd Collins

Planner, Bristol

Lloyd joined Planning Potential in early 2018 having spent more than a year living and studying in Germany, as part of an Erasmus+ exchange programme.

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

Lloyd has worked on many projects for a range of mixed use, retail, and commercial developments across England and Wales, with responsibilities including: undertaking extensive evidence gathering and planning policy analysis; pre-application consultations and meetings, assessing development proposals; preparation of site appraisals and planning and retail statements; preparation, submission and monitoring of planning applications; as well as undertaking in-depth site visits and sequential assessments. Lloyd also leads on a number small to medium sized projects, and attends design team and project meetings for retail clients.

Lloyd enjoys the challenges of coordinating wider consultant teams and is an effective project manager. He sits on the Committee for the RTPI South West Young Planners Steering Group organising events, ranging from CPD sessions and themed seminars, study tours, networking sessions and socials.

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. 

Outside of the office Lloyd is a keen sportsman and traveller. He enjoys Rugby, Cycling and 5-a-side football. Lloyd also speaks fluent Welsh and is learning to speak German.

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