Senior or Principal Town Planner

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£Competitive + bens
20 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Principal, Senior

Bidwells have an exciting opportunity for an RTPI qualified Planner to join our Cambridge team.

We are interested to speak with those at various levels, from Senior to Principal.  Bidwells' Planning team is among the largest in the UK.  Our work in multidisciplinary teams gives us unparalleled insight into the dynamics of commercial, residential and rural development.  As a result, we take a commercial view of all aspects of the planning process. Clients find this hugely valuable in conjunction with our in-depth planning expertise plus the array of resources we offer as a large firm.


We offer competitive salary packages, and the chance to benefit from the success of the business through our profit share schemes. Our extensive benefits package features pension, private healthcare, life insurance and discretionary bonus. As well as rewarding you through remuneration, we will give you the chance to really stand out and make your mark.

The Role

As a Planner in our Cambridge team  you will be working on a range of projects in the Residential Development, Commercial and Leisure and many other sectors.

  • Providing commercial and specific planning advice
  • Proactively managing engagement with the local planning authority and other stakeholders
  • Providing robust evidence to support the planning case
  • Preparing high quality planning submissions and Development Plan Representations
  • Representing the clients' commercial interests throughout the planning process

Why Bidwells?

We’re a different kind of business. Whilst we’re a major player in the property sector Bidwells remains a privately-owned, independent business, a Partnership, with an inclusive, entrepreneurial culture. This is an excellent opportunity to join our Planning team and for the right person we can offer excellent opportunities for career progression together with an attractive pay and benefits package.

We have a comprehensive Prospectus that gives details of the breadth of our projects,  along with what makes Bidwells different, so if you're interested in joining our team, and would like a copy of this, please email