Brooke Smith Planning Becomes Part of Arcadis
As of 1st March 2017, Arcadis has further grown its planning and development presence by acquiring one of the UK’s leading independent planning and development practices. Birmingham-based Brooke Smith Planning, becomes part of Arcadis, adding to the business’ leading positon in built and natural asset design and consultancy.
Established in 1994, Brooke Smith Planning brings over two decades of experience and knowledge in the housing, commercial and public sectors to Arcadis’ existing planning offer. The expanded team will operate across the breadth of Arcadis markets, guiding clients in assessing the development potential of their landed assets, national policy and development plan making. They will also help clients navigate the complexities of the planning and development management process, appeals, high court action and judicial reviews.
Andy Limage, Arcadis Managing Director, Environment, said:
“This is a really significant move for Arcadis here in the UK. Adding the expertise and vast experience of such a well-respected town planning consultancy to our existing offering is good news for our clients and our business. Having worked on some of the most complex and important town planning projects the country has seen in recent times means our clients are set to benefit from a genuinely first class team.
Louise Brooke-Smith, newly appointed UK Head of Town Planning and Head of Social Value, commented:
“The devolution agenda, and all that it brings with it, has only increased the need for the very best when it comes to land use planning and development advice. Joining Arcadis at this key time means that we are able to offer the very best to both the nation’s businesses and the communities they serve.”
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