Ben Kettle joined Wharfe Rural Planning as a Planning Consultant in February 2018. Ben’s key role at Wharfe Rural Planning is to provide professional advice and practical solutions to clients on a wide range of issues. Work undertaken includes site assessments, development strategies and the preparation and submission of planning applications.
Prior to joining WRP, Ben gained six years’ experience working within the public sector at Cheshire West and Chester Council, most recently as Senior Planning Officer. The nature of Ben’s previous experience means that he brings a diverse knowledge base and skill set to WRP and is able to advise on a wide range of planning matters including planning enforcement issues.
Ben is a Licentiate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and is on the pathway to becoming a Chartered Member having submitted his Assessment of Professional Competence to the RTPI. Ben’s education was gained at the University of Liverpool in the Master of Civic Design.
Outside of work Ben enjoys spending time with his young family, playing cricket, watching sport and learning about fitness and nutrition.