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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Being an Effective Witness at Inquiries

Got a Planning Inquiry coming up? Not sure what's required of you? You need this forthcoming workshop taking place in London on 26 September 2017.

Latest Job Vacancies

22 September 2017 - Planning Officer (2 posts) West Suffolk Council

21 September 2017 - Career Grade Development Management Officer Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

19 September 2017 - Deputy Development Manager Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

19 September 2017 - Planning Policy Manager Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

18 September 2017 - Senior Planning and Enforcement Officer North Somerset Council