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Lichfields promotes trio to directors

Written by: Laura Edgar
Published on: 3 Feb 2021

Credit Lichfields [square]Planning and development consultancy Lichfields has appointed three planning directors across its UK offices.

Helen Ashby-Ridgway has been promoted in Cardiff; Gordon Thomson in Edinburgh; and Anna Turton in Leeds.

Ashby-Ridgway joined Lichfields in 2007. The majority of her project work is in the tourism and leisure sector. Thomson, who has been with Lichfields for five years, works across a range of sectors including residential, mixed-use regeneration, and major infrastructure. Turton has experience leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on a variety of complex planning projects. She specialises in the preparation and co-ordination of major planning applications.

The firm has also made 13 other promotions:

Associated directors:

  • James Harris, London
  • Sophie Jefferson, London
  • Chris Smith, Newcastle
  • Jade Scott-Meikle, Edinburgh
  • Melissa Wilson, Manchester

Senior planners:

  • Will Christiansen, Newcastle
  • Katherine Simpson, Newcastle
  • Nancy Stuart, London
  • Tom Davies, London
  • Maddie Lane, London
  • Nuala Wheatley, London

Digital marketing manager:  

  • Daniel Orford, London

Senior digital designer

  • Mark Kilgallon, Newcastle

Pictured left to right: Helen Ashby-Ridgway, Gordon Thomson, Anna Turton 

Image credit | Lichfields