Our Background

JB Planning Associates was established in 2002 by John Boyd and is now a leading consultancy in the development sector. The Practice is based in Hertfordshire, but our work covers many parts of the UK.

We have established a diverse client base with a variety of projects across the country including the successful promotion of strategic development opportunities and land allocations through Local Plans, the preparation and submission of major planning applications and appeals, and small and medium scale residential and mixed-use developments.

JB Planning Associates provides expert advice across a wide range of areas and through the following services:

  • Planning
  • Urban Design & Masterplanning
  • Research
  • Graphic Design

The Practice advises a range of clients involved in the development sector, including major housebuilding and development companies, large estate landowners, businesses, and individual land and property owners.

We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of client care and high quality professional advice. We have established our client base and portfolio of projects through personal referrals, recommendations, and repeat business. We therefore recognise the importance of continuing to provide a dedicated service, and successful outcomes to our clients.

Meet the Team
Jeremy Pyatt

Jeremy Pyatt

Associate Director

BA (Hons) MSc Dip Town Planning

Jeremy has over 30 years planning experience spanning both public and private sectors. In recent years he has worked in a variety of senior management positions within a planning consultancy environment.

Throughout his career he has worked in both Development Management and Planning Policy and has successfully promoted a number of high profile and complex schemes with particular involvement in the residential, healthcare and education sectors.

Jeremy has experience of promoting strategic development proposals through the Development Plan process and acting as Lead Consultant, also project managing the input of sub consultants. He regularly manages the EIA process for the most complex planning proposals.

Jeremy has wide ranging planning appeal experience as has acted as expert witness at numerous public inquiries, as well as representing client interests at Hearings and Examinations. He also has experience of negotiating legal agreements (S.106) and conditions.


Development Management I Planning Policy I Planning Appeals I Green Belt I Project Management

Jeremy Pyatt
John Boyd
Paul Atton
Kim Boyd
Paul Cronk
James Delafield
Sue Foster
Simon Hoskin
Kim Price
James Rennie
Nick Ward
Jason Clark (Yellowfields)