Jonathan Hall BA (Hons) MSc MRTPI
Jonathan Hall has over 30 years experience in Town and Country Planning and Regeneration. He is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute; he has a BA Honours degree in Town and Country Planning from Manchester University and a Master of Science degree from Salford University.
He has practiced mainly in the public sector and achieved senior managerial positions. He ran the development control service in a busy Metropolitan Planning Authority for four years and led the preparation of District Development Plans and Local Development Frameworks from conception through formal public examination to adoption. He has during his career also specialised in conservation and design and minerals planning.
He has extensive experience of effective engagement working with local communities, local and national politicians and the media. Five years working for the Civic Trust at the start of his career gave him a unique understanding of the priorities and politics of stewardship of both the natural and built environment. He has significant experience of environmental and economic regeneration and has led and successfully delivered complex programmes of land reclamation, urban renaissance and commercial and housing development. He has established and supported long term environmental and development partnerships.
Since leaving the public sector he worked on developing and promoting major regeneration projects and strategies in Bradford and Leeds City centres for the Bradford Urban Regeneration Company and the Regional Development Agency. He has also worked on industrial investment strategies in the North East of England and housing renewal in Hull.
Jonathan is a member of staff in the Department of Applied Social Studies