Meet the team

ShrimplinBrown was set up by James Brown and Rob Shrimplin in 2012. Since then we have expanded our network with a team of trusted consultants and wider contacts who provide expert input, consultancy support and complementary advice.

  Rob Shrimplin, Director
BA (Hons) MPhil MRTPI
  James Brown, Director
  Rob has over 12 years experience in planning consultancy and is the company expert on all matters relating to retail.
Rob has acted for both landowners and retailers on substantial out of centre comparison and convenience goods proposals.
When he is not masterminding the next out of centre retail store Rob also advises on a wide range of commercial, industrial and education proposals.
Rob originally studied history at Bristol University before completing a Masters in Town and Country Planning at the Bartlett, UCL. Rob previously worked with Littman and Robeson and Martin Robeson Planning Practice, progressing to the position of Director.
Outside of planning Rob spends much of his time trying to keep up with his two young daughters and is a die hard Arsenal fan.

Contact Rob:
T. 01483 745414
M. 07786 170376

  James has over 13 years experience in planning and has worked for a number of nationally recognised planning consultancies as well as in house for a multinational minerals company. James has a wide range of experience with expertise in; residential, commercial, industrial, education and minerals and waste projects.
James works with a diverse range of private sector clients including; regional house builders, private developers and multinational minerals companies.
James has experience in promoting challenging sites including land within the Green Belt and is the company expert on Environmental Impact Assessments.
In his spare time James is a keen gardener and is a big fan of rugby and horse racing.

Contact James:
T. 01483 745415
M. 07792 621415
  Joseph Kelly,
Graduate Planner

  Ella Yates, Graduate Planner
BSC (Hons)
  Joe is a current student at London South Bank University studying in his final year of Urban and Environmental Planning. He juggles his University studies with working at ShrimplinBrown and shows a hardworking attitude to the company. Joe has ambitions to complete his Masters in Town Planning and to become a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. When not at work, Joe is either playing football and being a long serving Middlesbrough fan, or participating in other sports.

T. 01483 745 413
  Ella graduated from Portsmouth University in June 2017, with a degree in Geography. She is working towards completing her Masters in Town Planning and full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute. Ella enjoys the diversity of planning, and has an eye for detail, something she considers a useful asset in planning. Outside of work, Ella enjoys cooking, and has a passion for travelling.

T. 01483 745423
  Jeremy Butterworth, Consultant
  Jeremy works to ShrimplinBrown as an external consultant and is a valuable and experienced resource who we are able to draw on at short notice.

Contact Jeremy:
T. 01483 745415



‘Green Belt school expansion’
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