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Nigel Wakefield

Nigel was previously director of urban design at Turley. He has a background in planning, landscape architecture and urban design and has worked on behalf of a range of public and private sector clients.

Nigel has experience of large scale urban design and masterplanning projects in the UK, Europe, Middle East and China. His previous experience includes the design of new settlements, city and town centre masterplans and regeneration schemes. Nigel also has experience in the preparation of public realm strategies, design codes, area action plans, urban design guidance, townscape appraisals, public engagement and high street funding bids. Recent projects include a Knowledge Hub Masterplan in Birmingham, Worcester city centre masterplan and a large urban extension in Burton Upon Trent as well as advising Historic England on design codes and tall buildings.

Nigel also has experience of design review and enabling and has been an enabler for both MADE in the West Midlands and OPUN in the East Midlands now called Design Midlands. He has also provided expert advice to URBACT’s European ‘support for cities’ program in Hungary, Romania and Poland looking at public / private partnerships and regeneration of brownfield sites.

Nigel Wakefield