SHP focusses on value-added, highly tailored, commercial planning advice. The team has experience across a wide range of sectors, including large scale commercial, retail, housing, energy and infrastructure developments. Services include planning and development strategy advice, planning appraisals, management of planning application processes, energy consenting, planning appeals and due diligence advice.
SHP Company Directors are Sheila Hobbs and Paul Scott. Sheila established SHP in 2004 following an extensive career in public and private sector planning throughout the British Isles. In May 2012, Paul joined SHP as Managing Director following a career in both the public and private sectors.
Paul has advised clients throughout Britain and Ireland during his career spanning more than 30 years. In recent years he has been lead planning advisor on some of Scotland’s largest mixed-use city centre projects. He has advised extensively on emerging strategic planning policy including Scotland’s National Planning Framework and the proposed Marine Planning regime in Scotland. His clients include developers, landowners, government agencies, financial institutions, property companies and institutional investors in the retail, residential, energy, infrastructure and commercial sectors.
Sheila has worked throughout Britain and Ireland on high profile projects influencing strategic and local policy, and project managing major development proposals, during her career spanning more than 30 years. She has advised a range of private, public and third sector clients, including land owners, developers, businesses, private individuals, government agencies, local authorities and charities. Her projects focus primarily on commercial, retail, industrial and residential developments.