Urban Planning + Placemaking

Tom is currently working as an urban planner at Roberts Day. Previously he worked at Place Partners (Sydney), Savills (London) and completed a Masters in International Planning (urban design) at UCL's Bartlett School of Planning and Architecture, where he delivered a number of urban, planning design and place making projects. Selected extracts below.

Working for property consultancy GVA for a number of years, Tom managed major, medium and small scale planning applications within Central London. A few of those included Camden Lock Market (major), One Portal Way (major outline), Park Mansions (minor residential) and East India Dock (major outline).

Development Planning


2013 dissertation “Policy mobilities, planning cultures and Cycle Superhighways: an analysis of London and Copenhagen” (distinction) from UCL's Bartlett School of Planning and Architecture (London) can be viewed here.

2010 honours thesis "Place in Economic Space: the Global Financial Crisis and Residential Sydney" from the University of Sydney can be viewed here.



  • How I Got Here, LCC short courses blog (online), May 2018.

  • The Quo (online), October 2017. Interview with The Quo on the WeLiveHere photography project.

  • A Call to Arms, Interview with Vice-ID (online), April 2016.

  • Rock 'n' roll in Manchester, Bench (online), March 2016, Coverage on Music and Cities project for Bench Clothing.

  • Music and Cities in Paris, Coverage on Music and Cities project in Jet Society. Jet Society (online), February 2016.