Robert Beale

Assistant Planner

Urban Design and Planning MA

BA (Hons) Geography

Before starting at Morgan Elliot in 2023, Robert achieved a first-class undergraduate degree in Geography BA at the University of Southampton. Following a passion for the built environment, Robert then pursued the RTPI-accredited Urban Design and Planning master’s course at the University of Sheffield where he achieved a Distinction. A desire to investigate health and planning’s relationship led to exploring urban regenerations potential for providing greater physical activity opportunities as the final dissertation’s topic.

Whilst studying, Robert embarked on valuable work experience in both the public and private sector. The experience includes published work on the distinction between the urban-rural continuum presented to the European Commission. Robert also attained a runner-up position in the CIH Futures National Housing Challenge.

Currently, Robert is working towards obtaining full MRTPI membership, and embedding a knowledge of planning. As Assistant Planner, responsibilities at Morgan Elliot include producing design statements, preparing planning appraisals, submitting planning applications, maintaining community engagement, and expanding social media presence.

Beyond planning, Robert is an avid gym goer, enjoys attending events with friends, and begrudgingly supports Norwich City FC.