The driving force behind Fuller Long is the ability and experience of our specialist team. We provide a bespoke service, with a specific focus on matching the strengths of our individual consultants to the project and location.
Meet Our Team
Clare has worked at a number of London Borough Councils including Southwark and Islington. She also worked for five years at a private planning consultancy in Melbourne, Australia where she was promoted to Senior Associate.
Clare’s extensive experience has involved dealing with many Local Authorities and clients. She has worked on a range of schemes including residential developments, mixed use schemes, change of use, schools, householder developments and residential care homes. Clare’s experience includes progressing proposals through the pre-application stage, negotiating with Councils, coordinating consultants, writing planning statements and project managing planning applications. She has dealt with planning appeals, representing both Local Planning Authorities and clients at informal hearings and written representations, S106 and discharge of conditions. She has successfully obtained Certificates of Lawfulness for existing and proposed use developments, including assistance with drafting affidavits and prior approval applications.
Andrew has worked for Local Authorities, as a lead heritage and design advisor, as well as for Historic England and some of the UK’s biggest engineering consultancies. He has also worked in the commercial archaeological sector, managing archaeological projects and specialising in buildings archaeology and environmental archaeology. This has given Andrew a cross-disciplinary understanding and knowledge of the heritage and development sector, with particular expertise in the provision of strategic advice and practical research in relation to development in historic contexts, the assessment of heritage values and experience of the sustainability and climate change agenda.
Andrew also has extensive experience of historic buildings conservation, in particular managing change to listed buildings and conservation areas and the delivery of new design within sensitive contexts.
As a motivated and adaptable professional, with a creative and constructive approach to work, Andrew is able to provide clients with robust, informed advice, and a solution led approach to support proposals from inception to completion.
In 2020 Jack began a master's degree in spatial planning and development at Henley Business School with the University of Reading. During this time he has continued to work with Fuller Long part time, assisting the Support Services Team with client support, credit control and marketing.
Prior to her career in the heritage sector in the UK, she relocated to Italy for two years where she worked as an architectural assistant and later took on various freelance projects. Her work there focused on the conversion of 17th and 18th century agricultural buildings. Her background in architecture and experience in the heritage sector puts her in the ideal position to assist and advise on development schemes that affect the setting of heritage assets and design proposals on listed buildings. During the design process, Josie will be able to provide feedback, highlighting opportunities for heritage benefits and ways to minimise impact to help formulate schemes that respect the sensitivities of a site. She also regularly provides guidance on reinstatement of lost original features through archival research, photographic evidence or scholarly interpretations as well as providing design feedback on contemporary designs within a heritage context.
Her experience includes securing planning permission for householder developments, changes of use, alterations and extension to listed buildings and major residential & mixed-use developments (300+ units). Kelly has in-depth experience of the planning appeals process and has worked on a range of planning appeals including written representation, informal hearings and public inquiry appeals.
Much of her 19 years of experience has been gained in the public sector, offering a valuable insight for clients into the planning process from a local authority perspective. Roles in Kent at Ashford Borough Council, at the London Borough of Lambeth and more recently at the London Borough of Camden have led to an in-depth understanding and knowledge of heritage planning policy, rural and urban development issues and a huge variety of building typologies and architectural styles, with a particular focus on London terraced houses from the 17th century onwards.
Hannah can provide advice and guidance on proposals for listed buildings, offer design input on development in conservation areas and prepare the heritage statements that are regularly required by local authorities. Her experience includes involvement in complex redevelopment schemes in sensitive historic environments, major refurbishment and extension projects on listed building and appearances as an expert witness at public inquiry.
Having started her career working within a print management business that transitioned to a specialist software development business, specifically catering to retailers. Supporting the Directors and business operations in the UK, Europe and Australia. Providing key account management to clients such as Waitrose, Pret A Manger, Mothercare, The Range and Harveys.
Lisa joined Fuller Long in 2019 to lead our Support Services Team in all aspects of business operations and client support. Our Support Services Team provides customer service assistance to our clients with initial enquiries, proposals, billing and general queries, as well as administration assistance to our planning and heritage consultants.
On graduating, Ryan joined Surrey Heath Borough Council, where he gained valuable experience in the day-to-day functions of a Local Authority. After spending time in the USA, he then moved to a successful private-sector planning consultancy, where he helped advise a wide range of clients managing to use his first-hand knowledge of the inner workings of the town planning system to his advantage.
He became a freelance planning consultant and co-founded Fuller Long with James Long in 2010, creating a co-operative of independent chartered town planners and property professionals. Over the past eleven years, he has spearheaded the business’s direction and growth, working on numerous residential and commercial schemes while also establishing the company’s Heritage & Listed Building consultancy capabilities.
Having worked in both the private and public realm, Ryan has worked on projects ranging from commercial, residential, leisure and mixed-use developments, through to strategic housing, site promotion, conservation area planning permission, listed building consent and many different changes of use applications. Clients include landowners, developers and retail and leisure operators, as well as charities, housing associations, local government and community groups.
Today, Ryan continues to lead and grow Fuller Long’s in-house and experienced freelance planning teams, each equipped with the diverse, complementary skill mix needed to deliver comprehensive planning and heritage services. By matching the individual team members strength and experience to each project and location Fuller Long operates as a truly bespoke company, with a clear focus on creating a smooth and collaborative planning experience for every client.
From 1989 to 1997 she worked as a design architect in various London practices, before collaborating with Heritage Architecture on various projects; she joined the practice permanently soon after and stayed for 11 years, becoming a Senior Associate responsible for the managing and expansion of the London office. Miriam became an independent heritage consultant in 2012 and has worked as such ever since.
Her expertise spans a wide range of services, from providing heritage advice and preparing heritage documents for planning submissions for public- and private-sector clients to negotiating with local authorities and Historic England Heritage, as well as producing schedules of significance, visual impact assessments, architectural drawings and feasibility studies.
Miriam is an affiliate member of the IHBC as well as member of DOCOMOMO UK.
Miriam’s practical experience of undertaking archival research, recording buildings and site surveying facilitates the detailed assessment and interpretation of historic buildings and areas. Her skills in the analysis and assessment of historic buildings and areas, alongside her ability to liaise closely with clients and other key stakeholders, often enable issues with the historic environment to be resolved as early as the pre-application stage.
Having started his career in planning authorities in the north east of England, he then moved on to join consultancies in Birmingham and Scotland. His experience encompasses a very wide range of commercial, leisure, retail, tourism, business, transport, minerals and residential developments. This includes diverse projects ranging from small-scale extensions, advertisement consents and discharge of conditions through to major developments including retail park development, major distribution warehouses, urban extensions and new motorway and light rapid transport schemes.
Keith’s skills include environmental assessment, retail, leisure and economic impact assessments, planning law (in England, Scotland and the IOM), research into planning practice and managing multiple specialist consultants for major planning applications and developments. As well submitting a plethora of planning applications Keith has been involved in numerous planning appeals both acting as an expert witness and also in the advocacy role presenting cases at public inquiries and hearings. His clients include landowners, developers, retail and leisure operators, planning authorities and central government.
Following the merger of the Company with Vail Williams in 2003 she accepted the Partner’s invitation to become an Associate of the Practice. Following a brief career break in 2010 following the birth of her daughter Nicky joined Fuller Long.
Nicky’s extensive experience has involved dealing with many different local planning authorities throughout England & Wales. Throughout her career she has gained professional competence in all areas of planning, including planning applications, advising on complex enforcement matters, planning appeals (both written representations and hearings), liaising with and assisting other professional disciplines, preparation of applications for Certificates of Lawful Use including the drafting of affidavits and compilation of evidence, and instructing Counsel though Direct Professional Access to the Bar.
After obtaining an Honours degree in Geography at the University of Glasgow, Fiona returned to undertake a Masters degree in City Planning and Regeneration. Following completion of her Masters Fiona started her planning career in London with Savills, before moving onto CBRE in Manchester. Fiona has extensive experience of working on a broad range of planning applications including householder applications, listed buildings, green belt development, changes of use, large scale commercial and residential schemes, as well as sports developments and educational institutions. This has involved working with a range of clients from individuals to housebuilders, private developers and charitable organisations.
In addition to the above, Fiona has also worked on a number of planning appeals and has experience of discharging planning conditions and negotiating planning obligations. Fiona is a motivated and driven planner with a strong track record of securing positive planning outcomes for her clients.
Stephanie joined Fuller Long in 2021 to provide Specialist Client Support for our clients providing a high level of customer service assistance from enquiries, proposals, billing and general queries, as well as administration assistance to our planning and heritage consultants.
Katherine has extensive experience providing archaeological advice and background research for changing land uses, setting boundaries and buffers, designated sites and landscapes, and meeting with statutory bodies on behalf of clients to secure discharge of archaeological conditions. If your project is in need of heritage and archaeological assistance then Katherine can surely help.
Richard has expanded his planning knowledge into related issues including heritage, employment and community facilities and has an excellent record with planning appeals, particularly in written representations and at hearings. Richard has a wide understanding of the development process which helps him to find positive outcomes and solutions throughout the pre-application and application processes, making him the ideal person to be involved in your case. He is also very effective at negotiating and engaging with community groups.
She has worked as a heritage consultant since 2018, gaining experience in a wide range of projects throughout England. Her main role has been to provide detailed Historic Environment, Heritage and Archaeological Desk-Based Assessments, Caves Assessments, and Ridge and Furrow Assessments to support a variety of schemes. She has also provided heritage input towards the production of Parkland Management Plans and Conservation Management Plans. She has experience undertaking consultation with stakeholders, and managed geophysical surveys and archaeological fieldwork on behalf of clients. Prior to starting her career as a Heritage Consultant, Sophie received a degree in Anglo Saxon, Norse and Celtic from the University of Cambridge and specialised in the archaeology of Early Medieval monastic foundations, but since graduating she has worked on a range of projects covering all archaeological periods.