John provided planning and masterplanning advice to Clydeport plc for the Ardrossan Harbour masterplan, including the negotiation of an approval of outline planning permission.
He co-ordinated an Environmental Impact Analysis and planning applications to East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire Councils for the “Kirkintilloch Link Road”. This involved detailed design to minimise impacts on the Millersheugh wetland, the Woodilee canal feeder (a Scheduled Ancient Monument), and housing in the “Back O’Loch” area of Kirkintilloch.
Provided planning advice to developers in integrating the proposed “Clyde Fastlink” busway into housing development projects at Glasgow Harbour and Yoker.
Advised Clydeport plc on planning requirements for port-related developments at Rothesay Dock, Clydebank; and at Corpach, Fort William.
Prepared a report on the potential for Park and Ride developments at rail stations in the Clydeside conurbation for Miller Developments.
While in Glasgow City Council, John was the planning advisor to major new road planning applications such as M80 Stepps By-Pass, the early stages of the M77 extension, and the Yoker Relief Road.