Our Team

Our planning consultants are members of RTPI

All our planning consultants are full members of the Royal Town Planning Institute. We can guarantee that your project will be dealt with by a senior professional who has a broad range of knowledge and experience. Our staff take pride in delivering a friendly, personal service and are committed to achieving the best possible outcome for every client.

Jonathan Saddington

Jonathan Saddington

Managing Director, Planning Consultant

Jon founded the business in 2016. His experience spans 18 years in both local government and private practice, including a directorship at an international land and property agency. Jon is experienced at managing a varied range of planning applications, appeals (including acting as an expert witness) and promotion of land via the Local Plan process. Jon gained invaluable insight into the workings of local planning authorities during his 9 years as a Team Leader within Hambleton District Council’s Development Management Service. In his spare time (What spare time?) Jon is involved with Darlington Football Supporters Group and enjoys a round of golf, despite having a distinct lack of ability.

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Craig Stockley

Craig Stockley

Director, Planning Consultant

Craig has considerable experience of planning and development having previously worked in local government as a team leader and has held senior planning positions in a variety of practices, including a regional law firm and a large architectural practice. Craig specialises in securing planning permission for housing, commercial, industrial, agricultural and tourism developments. Craig joined the practice as a Director in 2018 having previously worked with Jon at an international land and property agency. Away from the office, Craig is kept busy by his young family but still finds time to relax and support his beloved Sunderland AFC (in light of recent misfortunes…. it’s best not to mention football).

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Alice Saddington

Alice Saddington

Office Manager

Alice ensures the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis and provides administrative support to our planning consultants. Outside of work, Alice is a music addict and plays lots of different instruments…she’s almost a one-woman band! She’s also kept busy with her children and other family commitments.