The Company

The client, a highly regarded, independent Town Planning consultancy, who have worked on some of the highest profile projects in the country, is looking for an ambitious a Town Planner to join the Planning team in Leeds. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of large-scale mixed-use regeneration, infrastructure, residential, industrial & logistics and commercial developments.

This role is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to gain valuable experience from sector-leading professionals and kick-start their career. The successful candidate will have UK based experience work experience.

Benefits as a Town Planner

  • Attractive salary with discretionary bonuses
  • A contemporary working environment in an excellent location.
  • Friendly, open, and caring culture.
  • Regular social events.
  • Interest free travel loan.
  • Hybrid and flexible working.
  • Private health care
  • Fantastic opportunity to learn and for career progression.
  • Full program of events and training support to help you reach your goals.

The Position of a Town Planner

  • Responsible for supporting the team in the delivery of a wide range of project.
  • Assisting with planning advice, planning applications and appeals, as well as local plan representatives.
  • Meaningfully engaged in all work streams and an active member of the team to help you consolidate your technical skills and confidence as you build your career.

Essential Criteria for the Town Planner

  • Degree or higher in relevant subject (RTPI accredited)
  • Previous consultancy experience, especially work focused on rural and greenbelt projects.
  • Understanding of the UK planning system.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and be a self-starter working on your own initiative.
  • Have strong research, analytical skills, and reporting skills.
  • Be proactive and professional individual.


The hiring manager is looking to meet with suitable Town Planners ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Tamzin Warren-Vimpany on 01792 957385 or at We have many more vacancies available on our website at

This is a permanent role.

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