Geoff Bullock - BA (Hons) BPl MRTPI
Partner - Planning

Telephone: 020 7489 4892

Geoff is a town planner and Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and has worked in planning consultancy for over 25 years.  He advises clients across a range of sectors but has particular expertise in relation to nationally significant infrastructure projects and major industrial, warehousing and logistics developments.

Geoff regularly acts as lead planning advisor on nationally significant infrastructure projects, particularly within the energy sector, including thermal power projects, pipelines, carbon capture, utilisation and storage, energy from waste and solar developments, amongst others.  He leads an infrastructure planning focused team at DWD and is experienced in delivering consents under a number of regimes, including the Planning Act 2008 (applications for development consent), the Electricity Act 1989 (Section 36 and 37 applications) and the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.  Geoff’s role on projects typically involves co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams, advising on planning strategy and consultation requirements, leading on the preparation of key application documents, providing representation for clients at hearings and leading negotiations with local authorities and other statutory bodies and stakeholders


  • Infrastructure and Energy
  • Retail and Commercial


  • Planning and development viability
  • Expert Witness
  • Retail Impact Assessments
  • S.106 Advice
  • Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)
  • Planning Appeals
  • Development Consent Orders (DCO)
  • Strategic Planning & Feasibility
  • S.36 of the Electricity Act 1989 variations
  • S.37 of the Electricity Act 1989 applications
  • Due Diligence Reports
  • Heritage Advice
  • Planning Conditions


  • Aberdeen Standard
  • bp
  • EP UK Investments Ltd
  • Hammerson
  • Low Carbon
  • Multifuel Energy Ltd
  • Renewable Connections
  • Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Ltd
  • SSE Plc
  • VPI Immingham
  • Wheelabrator Technologies Inc.