Lauren is a newly chartered town planner with 3.5 years experience as a planning consultant. She joined Ryden in November 2018, having previously worked at Turley and at Galbraith, and has experience in preparing, submitting, and managing applications and appeals for residential, commercial, hotel, student accommodation, leisure, mixed-use, advertisement, and rural development across Scotland.
She has an excellent knowledge of the intricacies of the planning process, from promotion of sites through Local Development Plans to discharging conditions.
She graduated with an MSc in City Planning and Regeneration from the University of Glasgow in November 2016.
Planning consultancy, providing advice and managing applications, on behalf of Arnold Clark’s Group Estate team in Scotland and England.
Promotion of land for allocation in Local Development Plans for housebuilder, commercial, estate, and developer clients.
Preparation, submission, management and negotiation of local and major applications in Scotland and England, with particular experience in residential development.
Retail planning monitoring and advice in the Central Belt, Dumfries & Galloway, and Perth.
Prior experience as a project manager working in the financial industry in San Diego, California.