Roger Estop

For several years, he was ‘planning expert’ for Grand Designs magazine and has a BA Hons in town planning from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, an MA in urban design.

Roger led urban design at Chelmsford City Council for 17 years, developing policy and guidance to support the local planning authority’s proactive role in making better places – enabling development, steering area regeneration, securing quality, working collaboratively with developers and communities