Paul Galgey

Associate Director, London

Soon after joining Planning Potential, Paul was singled out by barristers at a CPD event as a rising star. He’s a key member of the team, who is recognised for his meticulous approach and unwavering commitment to client projects.

BSc (Hons) Geography – University of Manchester
MA Urban Regeneration & Development – University of Manchester
Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute

Paul joined Planning Potential in early 2013 from a leading retailer, where he worked as a graduate in the convenience property development team.

Upon joining Planning Potential, Paul worked on a range of major retail-led schemes, as well as bespoke heritage-led projects involving listed buildings. He has developed extensive experience in the leisure sector, coordinating numerous applications for a leading pub operator, and managing ongoing portfolio work for expanding high street retail clients.

Having amassed a broad range of cross-sector experience, Paul now sits in our residential team where he is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of major planning applications for leading housebuilders. By applying a meticulous and determined approach, Paul quickly earned a reputation for solving complex planning issues. He regularly undertakes detailed planning appraisal work and his broad knowledge of the sector allows him to advise clients on comprehensive, considered strategies to optimise development opportunities.

Paul embraces the challenges of coordinating wider consultant teams and is a highly effective project manager. He is committed to achieving successful outcomes for all his clients and is comfortable representing them at planning committees and public consultation events.

Paul continues to support the wider Planning Potential team on major commercial projects. Recent successes include significant office expansion schemes in Central London.

Outside of work, Paul is a keen sportsman who enjoys football, running and skiing. He is a committed season ticket-holder at Everton FC. Beyond the sports field he also enjoys travelling and recently embarked upon backpacking adventures around Europe and beyond.

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