Director, Chartered Town Planner & Chartered Architect
BAHons, BArch, MA Planning, RIBA, ARB, MRTPI
Brian Gatenby is a dual-chartered town planner and architect, a founder and principal of Get Planning and Architecture, a practice not only chartered by the RIBA but also chartered town planners with an excellent track record of delivering projects, especially in the residential sector.
Described as ‘extremely thorough and always approachable’, Brian has over 30 years’ experience in leading architectural projects across all stages of your build, from concept, through planning and finally construction. He is known for his positive approach including skillful negotiations with planning officers.
He has an extremely successful track record with housing and many other types of project and has a high level of architectural design ability combined with a great deal of planning experience. Recent approvals for medium-size housing projects, including at Duppas Hill, Croydon, demonstrate an outstanding ability to combine planning and design to get planning for developers.
Brian also has in-depth experience involving Listed Buildings, conversions of all types, leisure projects and a successful track record in appeals and enforcement cases. Awards have included recognition for ‘excellence in architectural design’ for the Health Club at 4 Millbank, Westminster and a special Telegraph award for a swimming pool in Watford. In addition, he master-planned the first Virgin Active health club in the UK, in Preston.