Alex Hinchly joins PWA Planning

Preston-based planning consultancy PWA Planning has appointed Alex Hinchly as an assistant planner.

Alex joins from housebuilder Castleoak, where she was a development surveyor. In her new role, she will assist the team on town planning matters including pre-planning application statements, planning applications and appeals.

Alex brings more than nine years of experience to the role, previously working forRowland Homes and Taylor Wimpey, supported living developer Mersten and rural estate agency Armitstead Barnett.

She is currently studying towards a masters degree in urban planning at Sheffield Hallam University after obtaining a first class honours degree in property and real estate from the University of Salford.

Alex is student member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, and earned a highly commended award in the ‘apprentice surveyor of the year’ category at the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.

Stella Walton, director of PWA Planning, said: “Developing people is something that it is very important to us, and we’re thrilled Alex has joined the team and will be undertaking further study and qualifications with us.

“Alex has a broad mix of experience in the property sector and her knowledge of residential development will be particularly valuable asset to us and our clients.”

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