Gillian Chilton has joined Walsingham Planning's Knutsford office as a consultant after leaving the Peel Group.
Chilton worked in the land and planning department at Peel, managing a wide range of projects residential schemes in Salford and several heritage projects. Prior to that she worked at Indigo Planning.
Chilton said: "I am thrilled to join such a successful and well established planning team and look forward to working with existing clients as well as expanding our client base."
Mark Krassowski, director of Walsingham Planning, said: "Gillian's appointment reflects the sustained growth of our business and is particularly focussed in servicing and expanding our residential caseload, which has increased significantly over recent years, as evidenced by recent large-scale permissions in Holmes Chapel, Sandbach, Broughton and Liverpool."
Walsingham Planning operates nationally from offices in Knutsford and Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, employing 15 planning professionals across the two offices. The Knutsford office now has nine fee-earners advising clients such as Development Securities, Russell Homes, Whitbread, Property Alliance Group, Lidl, Greene King and Legacy Student Living.