O’Neill Planning Associates Ltd
James Nicolson Link
York YO30 4GR
BSc DipTP MRTPI
Janet worked in local authorities for 10 years gaining knowledge of strategic planning, local planning and development management. She then set up her practice in York in 1982, forming O’Neill Associates as a limited company in 2003.
She has developed strong negotiating skills through her activities in both local authority and private practice sectors. Her work involves leading a team of five planners who give a wide ranging town planning service to a variety of clients. The Company planners have extensive experience of working in both the local authority and private sectors.
Janet specialises in assessing development potential for corporate clients and other institutions, and in pursuing clients’ objectives through securing planning permissions. For the Company, she is instrumental in obtaining commissions from high profile clients, such as the University of York, York St. John University, Buccleuch Group and NHS Trust. Janet was President of the Royal Town Planning Institute for 2008. She has been an External Examiner at four planning schools and has presented at RTPI National Conferences, the Planning Summer School and at international conferences.