Chris Wilson MTCP MA PhD
Senior Regeneration Consultant
Planning & Regeneration

01925 281289



Chris has worked at BE Group since 2006 and is responsible for regeneration, planning and economic development. His planning work has included policy analysis, the development of planning applications and assistance in the consultation process of local plan development. Chris’s economic development experience covers retail and employment studies, along with detailed reviews of contemporary regeneration programmes and has built a specialism in town centre masterplans and employment land reviews across the country.

At Manchester University, Chris undertook a PhD examining issues of community involvement in the Housing Market Renewal programme. During the course of this PhD, he also obtained a Masters in research, published several academic articles and book chapters and worked part-time as a Research Assistant in the University (taking part in research projects in for national organisations such as the ODPM).

Chris is a Member of North West Royal Town Planning Institute Regional Activities Committee (RAC), and has edited the North West Branch magazine ‘PLANNET’ for the last ten years. Some of the articles he has written and edited have become famous and indeed infamous throughout the North West’s planning community….


Chris’s interests include sailing, bird watching (the feathery kind) and hill walking. He has walked several long distance paths, including the 70-mile Cumbria Way, the Northumberland Coastal Path, 81-miles around Loch Ness, as well as the arduous pathway between our offices at Birchwood One and Greggs, the Bakers. He is also keen Sci-fi and Dr Who fan.


  • Vince Sandwell BSc MRICS
    Managing Director
    01925 281284
  • Simon Roddam
    01925 281282 / 07976 747892
  • Jos Baxendell BSc (Hons)
    Non-Executive Director
    01925 281283 / 07976 754962
  • Charlotte Kelly
    Office Manager
    01925 822112
  • Greg O'Hara MA BA(Hons)
    01925 281281 / 07821 660252
  • Anthony Meulman BE (Chem) MRegDev
    Associate Director
    01925 281288
  • Chris Wilson MTCP MA PhD
    Senior Regeneration Consultant
    01925 281289
  • Martin Owen BA (Hons)
    Regeneration Consultant
    01925 281286
  • Blessing Awujo BSc (Hons)
    Graduate Regeneration Consultant
    01925 939670
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