Greg Dickson

Planning Director


Greg Dickson joined Barton Willmore in 2017 as Planning Director in our Manchester office and has varied private sector experience including promotion of major housing developments, strategic town centre, education and mixed-use and commercial development.

Greg has successfully acted as lead consultant on a range of major regeneration projects. Specific examples include the redevelopment of the Manchester School of Business, working with Officers at Manchester City Council to draft a Planning Framework document to inform the detailed design of proposals for Central Retail Park (Ancoats). Whilst in addition he also successfully gained planning permission for leisure led development at the Metquarter and is advising Liverpool John Moores University on the development of three major sites as part of their campus masterplanning.

Across his career Greg has also led a number of transport related development projects, including the preparation of airport masterplans, promotion of a Development Consent Order and logistics developments that require environment impact assessments. He has extensive experience of Compulsory Purchase Orders and plays an active role in the Compulsory Purchase Association and is a member of the management board. He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Planning Association.

Greg is dedicated to great client service and finding solutions to achieve their objectives through the planning system.