We offer a whole host of inspirational learning and development opportunities, whatever your level, discipline or ambitions. This could be through job exposure, a bespoke training course, appraisals, study trips, sponsorship or professional qualifications.

Sophie Harlow

“We offer a whole suite of workshops and learning development, ranging from business development to management skills and everything in between. From community engagement, report writing, commercial awareness and self-awareness, there is a course for everyone. We also host working groups, project reviews and encourage peer support groups, learning communities and mentoring programmes.”

Sophie Harlow, Learning and development adviser

Mark Sitch

“We offer comprehensive study support packages including sponsorship of study fees, CPD programmes structured around your qualification and study leave.”


Each year the Barton Willmore Foundation provides a unique experience for a group to design, plan and live an educational trip of their choice. Over the years our people have travelled internationally to some of the world’s most well-known ‘places’.

Mark Sitch

“We are delighted to support the RTPI’s Bursary scheme, to assist Masters’ students and raise awareness of the exciting opportunities in planning for students who have a range of first degrees. We are passionate about what good and considered town planning can achieve for those involved in the public and private sectors and are delighted to contribute to its promotion.”

Mark Sitch, Senior Partner


Our belief is that our success is the result of our people and their work and contribution. Alongside an exciting, rewarding and collaborative working environment, we offer a competitive rewards package.

We recognise that flexibility is important so have developed individual solutions to satisfy work life balance, whilst our family orientated work culture has seen us offer enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies. Alongside this we also offer a fully comprehensive flexible benefits package.

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Profit Share

All permanent employees receive a share in the profitability of the business via our unique profit share scheme.

Life assurance

We offer life assurance as a contractual benefit for peace of mind and extra financial security for your loved ones.


Most of our roles offer car allowance or company car whilst some also offer a travel allowance.

Flexible benefits

Our comprehensive flexible reward package including childcare vouchers, cycle to work, healthcare assistance, contributory pension scheme, allows you to tailor your choices to suit your lifestyle.


Our annual leave entitlement (between 23.5-31.5 days) increases with length of service and grade.


As part of ongoing support of local community initiatives, we give all our people the opportunity to work with local organisations for one day each year on top of their annual leave allowance.