Meet the Atlas Planning Group Team

The team at Atlas Planning Group are truly our greatest asset. Our experienced and talented Planning Consultants will ensure your project has the very best chance of success - devising creative and innovative solutions to complex planning problems. They bring with them a broad range of experience, regularly dealing with a variety of projects from multiple sectors.

The team focused approach to problem solving is key to what we do here, with all our consultants having input in every project we tackle. This ensures no potential solutions are overlooked and success is achieved for our clients.

Dan Roycroft

Dan Roycroft

BA (Hons) MA MRTPI
Director

Dan is a Chartered Town Planner with extensive experience of projects in residential and commercial sectors. Having graduated from the University of the West of England with a Master’s Degree in Town and Country Planning, Dan gained experience in a variety of projects and sectors working for private practices, before moving on to head up the in-house Planning Team for a fast growing development company. Here he gained an excellent understanding of the need to gain consents that are both deliverable and buildable and is highly experienced at balancing this against the requests of Local Planning Authorities.

In 2016, Dan became a Director of a successful South of England Planning Consultancy, building an impressive list of planning permissions achieved and appeals won, before taking the leap to found Atlas Planning Group at the start of 2018. Dan’s work has him involved in sites across the country, but predominantly in London and the South.


Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

BSc (Hons) MSc MRTPI
Senior Planner

Rebecca is an experienced Chartered Town Planner. Following a Masters in Town and Country Planning from the University of Plymouth, Rebecca took a role on the planning team of a successful property developer. Here she gained considerable knowledge and experience of planning in the context of the private developer sector with considerable pressure to get results. Rebecca has also worked as a Senior Planner for a busy planning consultancy, advising clients on a variety of projects from different sectors.

She brings this considerable wealth of knowledge and experience to Atlas Planning Group and uses it to provide our clients with expert, no nonsense advice. Rebecca has a particular interest in the historic environment and her input on proposals relating to Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas is invaluable.


Ben Kelly

Ben Kelly

MPLAN
Planner

Since joining Atlas Planning Group, Ben has provided detailed planning advice to numerous clients across a range of sectors. He works on a wide range of planning projects, conducting appraisals, preparing planning statements and managing applications.

Prior to joining us, Ben worked as a planner for a leading local planning consultancy, taking on projects across a range of sectors, but specialising in residential development. Already he’s had notable successes, achieving planning permission for proposals where other consultants have previously failed.

Ben has a Master’s Degree in Town and Country Planning from the University of the West of England and was awarded the Royal Town Planning Institute’s Prize for 'Best Contribution to the Planning Profession based on the Agency Project' in 2016.


Abbey Coles

Abbey Coles

BSc (Hons) MSc
Junior Planner

Abbey graduated from Cardiff University in 2017 with a Master’s Degree in Spatial Planning and Development. She formerly worked in the private sector at a planning consultancy before joining Atlas Planning Group in January 2018.

She has experience in providing initial planning advice and undertaking site appraisals, preparing and submitting planning applications and project managing a range of projects. Abbey is currently working towards becoming a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

For more information on any of our services please call us on 01722 638 008 or email info@atlasplanninggroup.co.uk

For more information on any of our services please call us on 01722 638 008 or email info@atlasplanninggroup.co.uk