James is a chartered town planning and registered EIA practitioner with over 13 years’ practical town planning experience both within the public and private sectors.
James is head of the EIA Service within the planning division, leading a team of expert practitioners who manage, co-ordinate and produce environmental impact assessments for a wide range of complex residential, commercial, waste, leisure and mixed-use urban development and infrastructure projects across England.
James joined Bidwells in 2007 from previous employment with a local planning authority in Norfolk, where he was involved in both planning policy formulation and development control.
James is also a chartered town planner and continues to provide specialist town planning advice to a range of private and corporate clients.
Specialist in the management and coordination of the Environmental Impact Assessment process and production of Environmental Statements for major development projects
Compiling, managing and negotiating major planning applications
Specialist town planning advice for private and public sector clients
Coordinating public consultation and community engagement exercises
Promotion of land and property assets through Development Plan Processes
Sequential testing and sieving of site opportunities to realise client’s development objectives
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