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.


A client relationship Management (CRM) system designed for all your Economic Development needs. One system that will track all your business engagement, promote available property in your area and increase your communication with your audience. 

Working with the leading data property providers, all available property in your area will be showcased through a branded web page to ensure investors never miss any opportunity.

Designed with your in mind, we have created a CRM System that supports your needs


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 understanding of the changing nature of planning policy at a local and national level, we inform clients upon the implication of merging, planning and environmental planning policy and offer the most informed and sustainable solution


Emsi aims to connect the economic development, education and employment sectors together through the common language of labour market data. Through our granular market intelligence, we are partnering with over 100 organisations and institutions in  these sectors, including economic developers, helping them better understand the needs and trends of the labour market in which they operate, and providing solutions around issues such as productivity, employability and the skills gap.

Are you interested in partnering with us?

For all branding, networking & speaking opportunities please contact Will Kendrick at  william.kendrick@haymarket.com .

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To contribute to the conference research, and share your views on what and who you would like to see on the conference programme, contact Aziliz.dufay@haymarket.com.

For branding, networking and speaking opportunities, contact Willliam.kendrick@haymarket.com.

To discuss potential media and marketing partnerships for this event and/or Planning Conferences, contact Susie.price@haymarket.com.


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"Well balanced and addresses some of the key issues facing planning professionals" 
Head of Development Planning - Plymouth City Council

"High profile and fast moving"
Residential Director - Turley Associates 

"Good mix of delegates and differing viewpoints" 
Head of Strategy - The Planning Inspectorate

"Excellent cross-pollination between different areas of planning"   
Barrister - Cornerstone Barristers    

“Clarity on our current delivery challenges”      
Head of Planning
- Lincolnshire County Council