james alflatt
Partner, Planning

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 a Partner within the EIA Service, part of 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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