Urban design firm Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners has appointed Peter Bishop as a director.
Consultancy Barton Willmore has appointed Daniel Usher and Richard Quelch as senior planners.
Town planner Robert Collins has retired from Liverpool City Council after more than 35 years of service.
Stephen Rose has joined consultancy Indigo Planning as an associate.
Chris Cox has been appointed as a senior planner while Rhianon Boulton has been promoted to become a planner at consultancy Origin3.