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Liz Young

Senior Associate

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Liz Young is an RTPI Chartered Town Planner with over 5 years planning experience in the private sector.

Liz joined Freeths as a Graduate Planner in 2012 and qualified as a Chartered Planner in 2015.

As a result, Liz is recognised as having a strong understanding of the legislative framework within which the planning system operates and is able to practically apply this to client’s queries regarding their developments.

Liz deals with a broad scale and range of planning applications in the retail, commercial and residential planning sectors. She provides strategic planning advice, undertakes specific site appraisals and deals with the submission of Local Plan representations as well as managing the preparation and submission of a wide range of applications and appeals.

She also has recent and up to date experience of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), Listed Building Consents, Prior Approval Applications, Housing Land Supply Calculations and CIL mitigation advice.

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Recent Work

  • Secured planning permission for a wide range of residential sites, from single dwellings schemes through to affordable housing exception sites and schemes of 200+ dwellings. Specifically, Liz has been involved in applications where sites represent a departure from the Development Plan and where Local Authorities five-year housing land supply positions have been challenged.
  • Assisted on multi-site redevelopment projects. Specifically she assisted in securing planning permission for the relocation of a Livestock Market in a Yorkshire Town, the infrastructure for which was to be funded by associated housing development on three separate housing sites around the town.



To contact Liz or for more information…

Call: 0345 050 3677
Mobile: 0792 160 4575
Or email: Send an email


  • Royal Town Planning Institute

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