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Mark Bassett

Director | Nottingham

"Mark Bassett is a very sound planner."
The Legal 500, 2020

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About Mark

Mark is a Chartered Town Planner with 20 years extensive experience in respect of planning applications and planning appeals – both within local government and as a consultant in private practice.

Mark’s planning experience comprises working on a wide range of scheme including Sustainable Urban Extensions, other residential and commercial development of varying scale, leisure projects, change of use, listed building consent and energy generation schemes.

Mark is well versed in preparing and co-ordinating Environmental Impact Assessments for larger projects and leading public consultation and exhibition events. He has comprehensive experience of all types of planning and enforcement appeals including giving evidence at both informal hearings and public inquiries.

Since joining Freeths in 2015 from Nottingham City Council, Mark has worked as a Senior Principal Planning Officer in Development Management. He has also been involved in the promotion of several sites through the Local Plan process and has provided evidence at Examinations in Public.


  • Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI)
  • BA Hons Degree & Diploma in Town and Regional Planning

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