BDP has promoted Sarah Peel to associate in its urban planning department in Manchester.
Peel was promoted in recognition of her contribution to BDP's growth in delivering dedicated town planning consultancy services to public and private sector clients across the North and her role in securing and delivering significant urban planning commissions in the Middle East.
She joined as a senior planning consultant in 2009 having previously worked for both the public and private sector in a number of different planning roles, including Salford City Council, Liverpool City Council, and a planning role at former sports and leisure consultancy, PMP in Cheshire.
Andy Teage, BDP Manchester Studio planning director, said: "Sarah is an outstanding town planner and an excellent team player. Her contributions to BDP Manchester's projects at home and abroad continue to impress, and I look forward to her strategic input in her new role as associate."