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Robert Clarke

Senior Partner – Planning

London

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Robert Clarke expertise

  • BA (Hons)
  • DipTP
  • MSc
  • MRTPI

Robert is the Senior Partner of Rapleys and Head of the Planning department (which operates across the practices’ national network and comprises circa 40 professional and support staff).

He advises on a wide range of retail, automotive and roadside, strategic land, residential, mixed use, regeneration and green belt proposals across the UK, involving the preparation of land availability/supply, capacity, sequential test and impact assessments. Robert has also promoted office, light industrial, health and financial/professional service developments throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

He has extensive experience in policy formulation and widespread knowledge in managing and promoting planning applications. He has appeared at many public inquiries as an Expert Witness.

His experience encompasses planning instructions and multi-disciplinary cases where he advises in association with the practice’s retail agency, automotive and roadside, development, strategic land and other teams.

Robert’s clients include retailers, property companies, land owners, operators, developers, house builders and investors.

Robert is the Senior Partner of Rapleys (responsible for Practice’s corporate governance, strategic positioning and promotion) and Head of the Planning Division (which operates across the practices’ national network of offices and comprises circa 40 professional and support staff).

He advises, or has advised, on a wide range of cases involving residential, strategic land, mixed use, health/care, education, leisure, automotive/roadside and retail proposals across the UK.

He has extensive experience in policy formulation and widespread knowledge in managing and promoting planning applications. He has appeared at many public inquiries as an Expert Witness.

His experience encompasses planning instructions and multi-disciplinary cases where he advises in association with the practice’s retail agency, automotive and roadside, development, strategic land and other teams.

Robert’s clients include retailers, property companies, land owners, operators, developers, house builders and investors.

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Senior Partner – Planning

Robert Clarke