Pegasus Group Appoint Urban Design Lead For Birmingham

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Location: Birmingham

An experienced planning and design professional, with a career spanning more than 15 years, has joined Pegasus Group.

James WalchJames Walch - Pegasus Group Director (Design) - Birmingham Sutton Coldfield has been appointed Urban Design Director at the company’s Birmingham office, and brings with him a breadth of experience in the built environment and a specialism in masterplanning and urban design.

He joins from Brownhill Hayward Brown, and comes as Pegasus Group continues its national expansion of urban design services as the business looks to strengthen its design offering in the Midlands.

James is a qualified architect specialising in master planning and residential projects. His experience covers a wide range of sectors including Conservation, Commercial, Mixed-use, Healthcare and Education, taking projects from inception through to completion.

With a BSc in Architectural Technology from Leeds Met, James went on to complete his Master’s Degree in Architecture and Post Grad in Architectural Practice at Birmingham City University.

James said: “I am delighted to be joining Pegasus Group at a time when the company’s ambitions address the rise in demand for work in urban design across the country.

“I am passionate about placemaking and creating sustainable places for the future secured by a strong design rationale. The ability to design at different scales and understand the implications of proposals at the macro and micro level ensures that schemes are underpinned by the principles of good urbanism while being deliverable and commercially sound.”

Managing Director, Tony Bateman said: “We are delighted to welcome someone of James’ calibre to our Birmingham office where we are confident his many years of experience will enable us to support and grow our urban design offering to clients.”

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