Drew Smith welcomes Steve Clark as its Head of Planning. Along with his passion and belief in the housing industry, Steve brings a wealth of planning knowledge and experience to the business from his 16 years within the industry. He has previously held various planning roles in Local Government as well as more recently in planning consultancy with Savills.

Upon joining the team Steve said, “I am delighted to be joining Drew Smith – a regional business (part of Vistry Partnerships) recognised for its delivery of sustainable, high quality homes and successful partnership working. I am looking forward to contributing towards the growth and supply of new sites as well as the delivery of new homes on current projects.”

Steve will play a significant role in the promotion of new opportunities as well as assisting the team to secure planning permission on existing sites to ensure a continuous supply of housing delivery for the business.

Drew Smith’s Managing Director, Adrian Cator said, “It is great to have someone with Steve’s planning knowledge and experience on the team, he will play an important role in the growth of the business. I know he will do an excellent job in steering our sites through the planning process at both the Local Plan stage and in securing detailed planning permissions.”

Steve will join the Drew Smith team at their Hampshire office based in Durley.