Lichfields is the UK’s leading independent planning, economics and urban design consultancy, with offices in Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, London, Thames Valley, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. It was set up in 1962 by highly-decorated town planner Professor Nathaniel Lichfield and is owned by its staff through an employee benefit trust. It now employs 220 people across its nationwide offices.
From new towns and new airports to the country’s first regional shopping centre and the world’s most famous football stadium, Lichfields has been at the forefront of town planning in the UK for over five decades.
We are the market leaders in innovation, developing planning tools and methodologies which unlock potential and add value to our client’s assets.
Lichfields is currently RTPI Planning Consultancy of the Year, marking a hat-trick of wins since 2011 making it the first consultancy ever to achieve this feat.


Warwick Economics and Development is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing research, analysis and advice on economics, regeneration and development and business management issues for private, public and not-for-profit organisations in the UK and internationally.
Our highly experienced consultants and retained associates share a passion with our clients for sound solutions and delivery of results – unpacking problems and offering innovative and rewarding answers and support throughout the implementation process. Our knowledge and experience enhance value-creating opportunities and provide bespoke and in-depth knowledge of what makes a difference in economic development, asset value maximisation and business performance.


Pegasus Group was established in 2003 and has grown to become a leading independent, national planning consultancy, specialising in town, environmental and commercial planning; urban; landscape and graphic design; public engagement and economic analysis.
Operating from ten offices and with over 230 members of staff throughout the UK, Pegasus provides itself on providing excellent service. With an acute understand of the changing nature of planning policy at local and national level, we inform clients upon the implication of merging planning and environmental planning policy and offer the most informed and sustainable solutions.


Regeneris Consulting is one of the UK’s leading economic consultancies. From our offices in London and Manchester, we provide high quality, research-based advice for a wide range of clients in the public and private sector. Our team has the experience, expertise and insight to offer a comprehensive and flexible package of economic analysis and research support, including:

• Economic and Sector Research
• Economic Impact Assessment and Appraisal
• Business Planning and Feasibility
• Strategy and Action Planning
• Securing Investment and Funding
• Project and Programme Evaluation
• Organisational Impact
• Housing and Economic Forecasts

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