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Catherine Pollard

Principal Planner

Catherine is a Principal Planner based in Boyer’s Colchester office.  She is a Chartered Planner with over 16 years of experience working in the private sector.  Catherine works on a wide range of projects including residential, mixed-use and commercial schemes, and has experience in project management and co-ordination as well as the preparation of planning appraisals, planning applications, planning appeals and strategic site promotions.  Catherine also has considerable experience in the preparation and co-ordination of Environmental Impact Assessments.  She is conscientious in her approach, ensuring that her projects are delivered collaboratively and positively.

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Projects worked on


Factory Lane, Brantham

Boyer have been working on this site for many years on behalf of St Francis Group, promoting the site through the Local Plan and Core Strategy, achieving an allocation, followed by the submission of a hybrid application, approved in 2016, for the regeneration of the existing industrial estate and the development of up to 320 dwellings, which included the need for Environmental Impact Assessment, co-ordinated by Boyer.


Vopak Terminal, West Thurrock

Vopak’s West Thurrock Terminal (now owned by Navigator Terminals) is a bulk liquid storage facility located adjacent to the River Thames, to the east of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.


Factory Development, Suffolk

The proposal sought permission for new buildings and extensions to the existing factory buildings comprising over 22,000 sqm of additional floorspace for additional fruit juice storage, canning and packing facilities.


Brantham Regeneration Area, Suffolk

The proposal involves the regeneration of an existing industrial estate and development of adjoining land for mixed use development to include approximately 320 dwellings, 5.4ha of employment land and 0.14ha of retail uses, as well as provision of public open space.


Erwarton Hall Farm Yard

Boyer have submitted a planning application for the conversion, restoration and extension of historic farm buildings to provide five dwellings.

Meet the team

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Catherine Pollard

Principal Planner

Jenny Pike

Principal Planner

Mark Edgerley

Associate Director

Matt Clarke

Director, Head of Boyer Colchester

Yee Cheung

Senior Planner

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