Key contacts – Planning 


We encourage communication via email to our generic email address – This address is monitored throughout the day and enables our Technical Support Team to process, prioritise and disseminate requests and information.

If you have a general enquiry or need to make a payment – please contact 01205 314305. Please note that this line does also have an answerphone, which is monitored regularly, so if your call is not answered please do leave a message.

If you have a specific enquiry and need to speak to a member of the team, we will be more than happy to help.

Mike Gildersleeves – Assistant Director: Planning
07980 790549 / 01205 314343

Rachael Vamplew – Planning Office Manager
07980790606 / 01205 314305


Simon Eldred – Planner
01205 314364

Emma Dennis – Planner
07980790605 / 01205 314306

Megan Epton – Planner
01205 314348


Alan Watts – Senior Enforcement Officer
01205 314347

Technical Support – validation and general enquiries

Hollie Dawson – Technical Support Officer
01205 314345

Sharon Smallacombe – Technical Support Officer
01205 314393

Wendy Taylor – Technical Support Officer
01205 314307






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