Welcome to Trevor Roberts Associates

Established in 1984, Trevor Roberts Associates (TRA) specialises in providing training and professional development for the town planning service. Our clients are mainly local authorities and other public sector organisations. 

We also offer a range of support services for local planning authorities including service reviews, Neighbourhood Plan examinations and CIL examinations, plus an online Forum for those involved in planning administration and a free advertising facility for job vacancies.

We have an impressive track record spanning more than 30 years and an extensive client list. Our reputation is built on providing high quality, cost-effective services, delivered by experts in the field.

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Inter-Authority Training

Events run at venues around the country: you come to us

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In-House Training

Events run on your premises: we come to you

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Service Reviews For Development Management

Comprehensive or focused reviews to suit your requirements

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Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

Efficient and competitively priced independent examination service

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CIL Examinations

Experienced Examiner availabe for CIL Examinations

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Planning Admin Network

Discussion forum on administration of the planning process

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Planning Jobs Board

Free advertising and search facility for public sector vacancies

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News & Info

Latest news and options to sign up for our publicity

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The Basics of Planning - 24 November in Manchester

One of our final events in 2016. An excellent introduction to the planning system. Places still available.

Latest Job Vacancies

13 October 2016 - Deputy Planning Team Leader St Albans City & District Council

13 October 2016 - Senior Conservation Officer (Forward Planning) Stafford Borough Council

11 October 2016 - Assistant Development Control Officer Wyre Forest District Council

11 October 2016 - Trainee / Assistant Development Control Officer Wyre Forest District Council

06 October 2016 - Planning Officer x 2 (1 Full time, 1 Part time) East Cambridgeshire District Council