Jim Fox
Jim FoxAssociate

Jim Fox is a well-known and respected planner and urban designer. He has over 30 years’ experience in urban design and masterplanning and has successfully led large multi-disciplinary teams to deliver large-scale infrastructure-led masterplanning, public realm and planning developments. He has recently been Head of Urban Design for Gillespies’ northern office, and is continuing  to work with them on a number of projects.

Hyas have worked closely with Jim over a number of  years including work at St Cuthberts Garden Village, where he led Gillespies work on the preparation of a concept design for the site. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience around placemaking from both a commercial and public sector.

Jim is a member of the Design Council (CABE) National Design Review and a Chartered member of The Royal Town Planning Institute. He holds a Diploma in Town Planning from the Oxford Brookes University and is a Registered Practitioner in Urban Design.

Key Skills and expertise  

  • Master planning, urban design & placemaking
  • Planning & designing of large-scale development
  • New settlements, Garden Towns & Villages, urban extensions.
  • Regeneration & Neighbourhood Renewal
  • Towns centres revitalisation, future high streets and urban quarters
  • Capacity building and training
  • Stakeholder consultation, engagement and consensus building