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The pre-eminent planning and development consultancy in the UK


Lichfields has been at the forefront of planning and development in the UK since the company was founded in 1962.
The firm’s founder, Nathaniel Lichfield, was a pioneering economist and town planner with the firm having acted as advisers to the government, local authorities as well as private clients on some of the country’s most significant projects - from new towns and airports, to the country’s first regional shopping centre, and the world’s most famous stadium.

With over 200 staff operating from 8 UK offices, Lichfields combine local contacts with “know-how” to deal with every kind of project, regardless of size. At the forefront of market analysis, the Lichfields team track government policy and legislation in order to bring fresh insight to their clients, and by developing unique tools, Lichfields help clients tackle specific planning and development challenges.

Lichfields work across a broad spectrum of industries inclusive of Hotels, Infrastructure, Tourism, Leisure and Sports.
Services offered are extensive and include: Consultation, Corporate Real Estate, Development Consulting, GIS and Spatial Analytics, Graphic Design, Heritage, Masterplanning and Urban Design, Planning, and Visual Impact.    

Notable projects include the BBC Broadcasting House, National Maritime Museum, Travelodge Hotels, London Underground/TFL, the Co-Operative Group HQ, the London Eye, Alton Towers Resort, and Stansted Airport, Wembley Stadium and The Greenwich Peninsula.

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"We’re independent and staff owned, and we’re proud of it. Everyone here has a stake in the business, and they’re deeply committed to everything they do."

James Fennell

Chief Executive. Lichfields