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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Design in Planning Applications: how to add value

Workshop to assist planning practitioners to recognise, define and encourage good design in development - Manchester on 23 January 2020 (and also in Glasgow on 4 February 2020).

Latest Job Vacancies

20 January 2020 - Planning Officer Development Management Harborough District Council

20 January 2020 - Principal Planning Officer – Compliance and Enforcement Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

15 January 2020 - Business Support Officer (Planning) Dacorum Borough Council

15 January 2020 - Senior Planner (Compliance) Kirklees Council

08 January 2020 - Principal Planner South Kesteven District Council