Jim Fox is an urban designer, planner and regeneration specialist with over 30 years experience in the public, private and third sectors – with Hyas, Gillespies, Taylor Young, Northamptonshire County Council and Urbed. Clients have included Leicester City Council and Homes England, Sheffield Hallam University and Onward Homes. He is Director of Jim Fox Placemaking and a High Streets Task Force Expert.
Jim has championed design, led projects and built consensus in the fields of garden communities, estate regeneration and high street transformation. He understands both strategy and delivery having seen masterplans and design codes through to delivery.
Design and planning skills are supported by a recognised track record in generating consensus around complex schemes and initiatives. Projects have been promoted as best practice by Homes England, the RTPI and the Local Government Association, including the 3,000 home new community at Ashton Green Leicester, the ongoing transformation of Northallerton town centre and the housing led regeneration of Leicester Waterside.
Capacity building, awareness raising and training is a key aspect of Jim’s approach. Experience includes design workshops with Sheffield Hallam University and spatial planning seminars with the RTPI.