Planner

Matthew is an Urban Planning MSc (Hons) graduate who joined Rapleys in the Manchester Planning Team in August 2021. He obtained his Masters degree at Sheffield University in Urban Planning.

Matthew’s role at Rapleys is preparing and submitting planning applications, focusing mainly on the retail sector, but also lawful development certificates, advertisement consents applications, discharge of conditions applications, variation of conditions and non-material amendment applications. Matthew has also gained experience in project managing and monitoring live applications and preparing detailed submission documents including Planning Statement, Design and Access Statements and Statements of Community Involvement.