The Team

Quality Planning Advice

At Framptons we provide quality planning advice through the delivery of a comprehensive planning service. A planning team is assigned to each major project, which produces a highly focused response to client requirements. This approach assures our clients of dedication and commitment to the promotion process and to the ultimate goal of obtaining planning permission.

Peter Frampton BSc (Hons), (TP), MRICS, MRTPI

Peter has over 30 years experience in town and country planning. Prior to 1982 he held a senior position with a district planning authority. He has extensive expertise in providing planning consultancy across a wide spectrum of development situations. He regularly acts in the capacity of expert planning witness at public inquiries, hearings and in planning matters relating to litigation and compulsory purchase.

Greg Mitchell BA (Hons), DIP (TP), MRTPI

Greg Mitchell has over 30 years experience in town and country planning, principally within the private sector and development industry. His experience relates particularly to large housing, retail and commercial developments and includes providing strategic and technical planning advice; project management of large scale development schemes in respect of planning promotion and implementation; leading multi-disciplinary teams; and acting as an expert witness.

Peter Bateman BSc (Hons), MA (TP), CMS, MRTPI

Peter Bateman joined Framptons as Senior Planner in April 2012 and became an Associate Director within the Practice in August 2016. Prior to joining Framptons Peter held a senior position at a local authority for 10 years. Peter is involved with many development projects ranging from complex and large scale housing schemes and major commercial developments.

Louise Steele BSc (Hons), (TP), MRTPI

Louise joined Framptons as an Associate in October 2013 and became Associate Director in August 2016.  With 14 years of experience in town and country planning at a senior level, Louise has led an array of large projects across Residential, Housing and Commercial Developments. In recent years she has worked for high profile clients on projects within The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster City Council and The London Borough of Lambeth. Amongst her varied experience, she obtained planning permission for the first Hindu Faith primary school in Harrow and a 200,000 sq ft office redevelopment within St James Square, Westminster.  Louise has managed project teams in pursuing planning applications for major development within the South East of England.

Fiona Mitchell BA (Hons), MSc (TP), MRTPI

Fiona joined Framptons in September 2013  and in August 2017 qualified as a member of the RTPI. Fiona is a Senior Planner and has experience in submitting applications for development within the Green Belt, major housing proposals, proposals for employment development and works to listed buildings. Fiona works well within teams and on her own initiative, is extremely client focused and is able to plan and prioritise busy workloads’

Mitchell Barnes BA (Hons), MSc (TP), MRTPI

Mitchell joined Framptons in January 2016, and in August 2018 qualified as a member of the RTPI. Mitchell is a Planner and has experience in promoting and submitting applications for various large scale residential and commercial projects, including a New Settlement proposal in Oxfordshire and distribution centres along strategic transport corridors in the Midlands. Mitchell is accustomed to working within a team, and is focused on delivering high quality results.