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2018 Sponsors

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We are a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world's most complex challenges.

Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Helping governments maintain stability and security. Restoring damaged environments. Delivering clean water and energy.

We connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programmes that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people's lives.




The Savills Planning team has over 230 planning specialists across our network of offices throughout the UK. Our regional teams, are able to provide the highest quality professional planning service, under-pinned by a detailed knowledge of market conditions and an understanding of local and strategic issues.

The team provides a full range of sector specialist advice, including: Applications and Appeals, Compulsory Purchase and Compensation, Economics, Expert Witness, Regeneration and Urban Design, Legal Agreements and Infrastructure Payments, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability and Environmental considerations, Energy Planning, Heritage Planning, and Planning Policy at National, Local or Neighbourhood level.

Contact: David Jackson, Head of Planning

Twitter: @Savills


Category Sponsors 


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Established in 1997, Border Archaeology is a leading National Heritage Contractor and Consultancy. For over 20 years, we have successfully resolved archaeological & built heritage issues across the UK.

An ISO accredited company, we operate nationally and deliver solutions regionally. We have offices in, Milton Keynes, Shoreditch, Bristol, Leominster, Winchester, Leeds and Newport. Border Archaeology welcomes early discussion.

Contact: 01568 610101,





Clancy Consulting is a privately owned multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. With 10 offices throughout the UK, we offer a combined engineering advisory and design service with the skills and experience expected of an integrated and mature business. 

We provide our services to the Buildings, Energy, Environment and Infrastructure markets. 

With in-depth experience gained over 45 years, we deliver innovative real solutions to meet the demands of today's society and tomorrows world. 

Contact:  Greg Scott - 01603 305190


Twitter: @ClancyConsult



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Optimis Consulting is a planning and development consultancy, specialising in residential-led developments, with offices in London and Bedford.

In 2017 Optimis Consulting was named RTPI Small Planning Consultancy of the Year and they are delighted to be sponsoring the same category at the awards this year.

Contact: Jenni Thomas, Business Manager

Twitter: @OptimisInfo


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Places for People is one of the largest companies working in property and leisure management, development and regeneration in the UK.  The Group makes a long-term commitment to its communities and works to provide what they need to thrive – whether it is new schools, shops, leisure facilities, job opportunities, access to learning and training or specialist support services.  It is committed to creating successful places and enabling people to reach their potential. As a not-for-dividend organisation, any profit is reinvested back into its core business of creating and maintaining sustainable places.


Twitter: @placesforpeople


Planning Guide


Established in 2001, for the past 15 years Planning Guide have worked alongside over one hundred Local Authorities in helping planning applicants understand the Planning Process and assisting them to complete their Planning Application correctly, online or via standard forms.

Contact: 01253 885200/881241,



Re is a market leading provider of property, development and regulatory services to local authorities and commercial organisations. We help deliver better value and more sustainable services for local authorities and their residents. We work with developers and businesses to build thriving communities where people want to work and live. 


Twitter: @Re_limited








Pegasus Group is a leading independent consultancy specialising in planning, design, environment and economics. Our services span the entire project process from planning through to design and delivery, ensuring we deliver optimal results. 

Our integrated teams combine knowledge and expertise from a wide variety of sectors. Our approach combines local and national knowledge of the property and development industry providing our clients with an unrivalled understanding of what is required to make their schemes successful. 

Contact:    Twitter: @PegasusGroupUK

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