People

Alex Neal

Associate

Location

London (West End)

Contact Alex

T: +44 (0)20 7333 6301

E: aneal@geraldeve.com

Alex is an Associate Planning Consultant within the firm’s Planning and Development team.

He has over ten years’ experience working in the property sector and is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He provides planning advice for a wide range of mixed use, commercial and residential development proposals. He specialises in complex, large scale development and regeneration projects in central London advising developers, landowners and institutional investors on town planning matters.

He has a thorough understanding of planning matters affecting the London property market and well established connections with officers of the London local planning authorities as well as with the GLA.

Specific experience

Alex undertakes appraisals and advises on regeneration schemes including retail, commercial, hotel, change of use and housing proposals involving heritage, land use, design and viability issues.

Central London – advising central London developers and landowners on strategic commercial, residential and mixed use redevelopment. Clients include Land Securities, British Land, PMB Holdings, Alchemi Group, Brockton Real Estate, AXA REIM, Royal London Asset Management, Crosstree Real Estate, Morgan Capital.

Regeneration – involvement in large scale regeneration schemes, such as Nova Victoria and Camden Lock Village, including submitting applications, advising on implementation of existing permissions and making representations to policy documents in support of long term regeneration objectives.

Residential – developments throughout central London involving affordable housing issues, residential mix and various heritage, amenity and viability issues.

Commercial – advises across the commercial sector including office, industrial and retail and associated mixed use implications.

Historic Environment – advises on alterations, extensions and redevelopment or changes of use of listed buildings and on planning and development issues in conservation areas.