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.

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