Ashford Commercial Quarter

Project Director responsible for the formulation of a masterplan for the commercial quarter as part of the Area Action Plan for the Town Centre. The masterplan has been through significant stakeholder consultation, engagement and workshops with Council members and Design Panels and seeks to bring forward the Councils’ aspirations for a step change in office development to encourage investment and enable regeneration of the town. This commission also involved the preparation of a first phase of development (outline application) for office development and associated public realm works to provide an initial development package for investors. The role involved supporting the client (SEEDA) on all appointments, consultancy fees and management of programme alongside coordination of all consultant team and preparation and negotiation of the first Phase planning application.