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Elizabeth Beighton


Liz is a Director in Boyer’s Colchester office and joined Boyer in June 2021, helps lead the Colchester team and strategic direction of the company.  Liz has over 23 years experience gained in both the public and private sectors, and prior to joining Boyer spent 12 years at East Suffolk Council latterly heading up the Development Management and Specialist Services team.  Liz has experience of managing and delivering complex and major developments including mixed use, residential, commercial and educational across both the south east and northern England.  She also has experience of planning enforcement and the appeals process including giving evidence at Hearings and Public Inquiry.  Liz excels in excellent client relationship, attention to detail, energy and enthusiasm as well as finding innovative solutions to overcome problems.    

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Catherine Pollard

Principal Planner

Elizabeth Beighton


Gareth Mendham

Graduate Planner

Jenny Pike

Principal Planner

Libby Hindle

Associate Director

Mark Edgerley

Associate Director

Matt Clarke

Director, Head of Boyer Colchester

Yee Cheung

Senior Planner

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