Graeme Thorpe

BA (Hons) Dip TP MRTPI

Principal Planner

07736 042218

Graeme joined Leith Planning Ltd. in November 2018. He has over 16 years’ experience in Town and Country Planning and is a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. With a background of working in Local Government, most recently as Planning Manager at Burnley Council, Graeme has extensive knowledge and understanding of matters related to planning within local government.

Graeme has been responsible for delivering complex major housing, industrial, commercial and sporting planning applications for numerous blue-chip companies in the North West for over 14 years in both rural and urban authorities. ​

During his time at Burnley Borough Council, the developments approved and subsequent investment achieved impressive results with Burnley being awarded the title of Most Enterprise Area in the UK in 2013, ranked in the UK top ten for private-sector jobs growth in 2014, rated best in Lancashire for Growth Prospects by Experian, and now a top-five position as a North West BoomTown.

He is an experienced and skilled planner with a thorough knowledge and understandings of current planning legislation.

Graeme will be responsible for overseeing all our clients projects, and managing the planning team to ensure all of our work is to an exceptional standard.

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Some Of Our Clients

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