About us

AddisonRees Planning Consultancy Ltd have over 25 years experience in all areas of planning. David and Simon have worked together for around 8 years and have built up a very strong working relationship and share the same desire to help customers through the planning system to achieve their development proposals.


We are both Chartered Members of the Royal Town Planning Institute and pride ourselves on the basis of providing detailed honest advice and guidance. We fully understand the costs and timeframes involved in planning matters. Therefore, it is imperative that customers understand any potential risks through the planning system.


AddisonRees Planning Consultancy Ltd have dealt with thousands of planning applications; queries and appeals in both local government and private practice. Here are some of the examples of the types of developments they have dealt with:


 - 800 homes with 10ha of employment land in Malvern

 - New strategic employment site at Worcester 6

 - 400 house scheme at Hampton, Evesham

 - 300 house scheme Whittington, Worcester

 - 202 berth Marina, Hindlip

 - 160,000 broiler poultry unit scheme in Upton Snodsbury

 - Major development at Hindlip for West Mercia Police

 - Major conversion of buildings to residential and commercial at Hindlip Hall

 - Large and small scale domestic extensions

 - Conversions of buildings under permitted development to residential uses

 - Agricultural buildings and developments

 - Equestrian developments

 - Tourism developments such as caravan parks and holiday lets

 - Planning Appeal experience including Public Inquiries



David Addison BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI


Phone: 07889257621

E-mail: David@addisonrees.co.uk




David started work as Graduate Planner at Wychavon District Council in 2008. Having progressed to Planning Officer level, David continued to build upon his planing experience completing his MA in Spatial Planning in 2012. David achieved his full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute in 2014. With a brief stint at Stratford District Council in 2014, David then returned to Wychavon District Council in 2015 as a Principal Planning Officer. During his time in local government David dealt with a wider range of planning applications; queries and planning appeals. David has dealt with numerous major startegic developments including schemes for 300 units in Worcester. David left Wychavon District Council in June 2016, having undertaken the role as Acting Development Manager, to work as a Planning Consultant for a private company dealing with numerous clients to deliver their schemes. David left in May 2017 having built up a significant number of professional contacts.


Simon Rees BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI


Phone: 07791163311

Email: Simon@addisonrees.co.uk





Simon started his planning career in 2005 at Wychavon District Council as a Graduate Planner. In 2007 having progressed to Planning Officer, Simon completed his MA in Spatial Planning in 2008. Simon achieved his full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute in November 2010 and progressed to the Principal Planner role in February 2013. Simon left Wychavon District Council in 2015 to join Malvern Hills District Council as an Area Planning Officer, where he managed a team of 6 planning officers and led the Southern Area Planning Committee. Simon re-joined Wychavon District Council in May 2016 as a Development Manager again in charge of a team of 6 planning officers. During his time in Local Government, Simon has dealt with major strategic housing and commerical developments in Worcestershire and led a number of planning appeals. Simon left Wychavon District Council in July 2017.

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