Partner, Town and Country Planning
Chartered Town Planner with 30 years’ experience.
Paul is the Cheltenham Office Managing Partner and Head of Planning within Ridge. Paul is a qualified Chartered Town Planner with an Honours Degree in Town and Country Planning. In 1993, Paul founded the practice Hunter Page Planning (HPP), which was acquired by Ridge in 2018. HPP was established as one of the country’s leading private planning consultancies, operating throughout the UK on a wide range of planning matters from the development of eco-towns through to the delivery of new stadiums. Paul’s current planning focus covers projects across England, involving planning applications for housing, employment, leisure, commercial and educational development. Paul also provides professional evidence at planning.
As part of this process, the team assess the most appropriate forms of development, checking the feasibility of proposed uses against planning policy as well as development constraints. This process reveals the development potential of a given site and the most appropriate way of releasing its value.