Nicola Coles



BSc Hons Physical Geography
MA Town Planning
Post Graduate Certificate Urban Design
MRTPI Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute

Nicola has worked within both public and private planning sectors giving over 21 years’ professional experience within Town Planning. Starting as a graduate planner for Thanet District Council, Nicola then moved on to Dover District Council where she worked as a Principal Planner within Development Management for over 10 years, focusing primarily on major and strategic projects within the District.

Nicola joined the Hume Planning team in 2014 and has been involved in a wide range of projects, working for both private and public sector clients (including local government bodies). With a development management background and a keen interest in urban design, she has a broad experience base covering all aspects of the planning discipline, including planning/site appraisals, advising on planning strategies, project co-ordination and management and leading on numerous planning applications and appeals.