8th Annual (2019)

Successfully Planning for Infrastructure in Wales

Thursday 24 October 2019
Freshwater logo

Freshwater is a leading communications agency employing over 50 communications specialists, with offices in London and Cardiff. It has a national reach and provides an integrated service offering to clients across the UK, built around three core pillars: consulting, creating and engaging.

Consultancy services include: communications, marketing and brand strategy, crisis management, campaign planning and communications training. Creative services include: content marketing, design, video production and web development. Engagement services include: digital marketing, events, advertising, public relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement and consultation.

Burges Salmon logo

Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm whose unique model and collaborative culture delivers the best mix of advice, service and value. We compete at the top of the legal market, working across selected sectors and markets where our knowledge, experience and skills deliver highly effective solutions to our clients’ complex needs.

Our lawyers support large corporates, institutions and public bodies on all their legal needs, as well as advising wealthy private individuals and entrepreneurial businesses. We provide these sophisticated clients with a wide range of legal services, often at critical moments when a combination of astute legal advice and commercial guidance are most needed.

We have built a progressive service culture based on collaboration and teamwork that is shaped around the needs of our clients to deliver a fantastic service and experience.

Barton Willmore logo

Barton Willmore is the UK’s largest independent, integrated planning and design consultancy. From their 12 offices nationwide, they offer an unusual mix of Planning and Design services to clients who span all development sectors. Barton Willmore are passionate about creating places that are not only commercially viable, but also sustainable, dynamic and progressive. By curating teams of Planners and Designers with a diverse range of skills and specialisms, they offer our clients a highly efficient, informed and innovative service tailored to the challenges they face on projects of all different types.

Barton Willmore’s Infrastructure and Energy team offers national expertise specialising in the planning, assessment and consenting of large-scale infrastructure projects within the following sectors: energy, strategic rail freight, airports, oil and gas, waste, business and commercial, and nuclear. The team provides a broad range of services, including planning strategy development and implementation, planning process and examination management, and compulsory acquisition advice. The team, led by Ben Lewis, includes experienced practitioners who have worked for promoters, landowners, statutory bodies and the Planning Inspectorate.