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Matt Clarke

Director, Head of Boyer Colchester

Matt is a Director, and Head of Boyer’s Colchester office, leading a great team engaged in a broad range of projects across the East of England.  Matt has over 26 years’ planning experience, having started his career in local government, across a range of planning roles at St Edmundsbury, Chelmsford and Ipswich Borough Councils, before moving to the private sector.  Joining Boyer as a Planner in 2003, Matt became a Director in 2011, and works with energy and enthusiasm to deliver significant scale mixed use developments, regeneration proposals, commercial, residential and renewable energy projects, including new settlements and urban extensions.

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Projects worked on


Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex

Boyer are advising East of England Co-operative Society on the development of Long Wyre Street.


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.


Thames Enterprise Park

Boyer prepared an Interim Masterplan for a substantial previously developed site, covering some 160 hectares.


Rosehill, Ipswich

Boyer has achieved planning permission for the regeneration and significant expansion of the Rosehill Retail Centre, Ipswich on behalf of the East of England Co-operative Society.


Retail pod on Stanway Retail Park

Boyer have secured full planning permission for a new A1 retail pod on Stanway Retail Park, Colchester for the East of England Co-operative Society.


Brook Park West, Clacton on Sea

Boyer have submitted a s73 application to Tendring District Council for 200 dwellings on part of a wider mixed use site at Clacton on Sea.

Meet the team

Boyer’s success is built on our team of expert consultants. Our planning and development specialists bring insight, experience, and enthusiasm to every project.

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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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