Hancock Town Planning was founded by Joel Hancock in 2004.  Joel is a chartered town planner with over 25 years experience in planning, gained in both the public and private sectors.

Prior to founding HTP, Joel managed numerous successful development control projects including schemes for up to 500 dwellings; securing planning consent for the residential redevelopment of former industrial sites, and negotiating complex development proposals in the Green Belt.


Rob Lavers joined Hancock Town Planning as a Senior Consultant in 2009.  Rob is an experienced chartered architect who has held a number of senior posts in both the public and private sectors.

Rob offers a full architectural and design service to all HTP clients.