Steve Hesmondhalgh BA(Hons) MRTPI (Managing Director)

Steve Hesmondhalgh

Steve has 25 years experience in the planning industry. He has worked in both local government and the private sector throughout the northern region. Spells at a senior level in Teesside local authority planning departments and the North York Moors National Park were followed by time in the development industry.

Steve then went on to form and run one of the larger independent planning consultancies in a law firm in the northern region. Steve headed the planning and architectural team at Blackett Hart and Pratt at offices in Darlington, Durham and Newcastle Upon Tyne. He left to gain extensive experience in the architectural world when he joined as a partner of DKS Architects.

Steve has a reputation for providing excellent planning advice alongside his commercial savvy; skills rarely found amongst planning professionals.  He brings these skills to his own Practice where he is able to provide a more personalised service for his clients; offering the type of experience, expertise and problem solving that is rarely found in smaller Practices.


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