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Sarah Chilcott

Sarah Chilcott joined the Planning Portal in 2009 to lead the business’ customer engagement and has run the organisation as Managing Director since 2016.

The Planning Portal supports the planning system in England and Wales.  It provides extensive information and guidance for homeowners and professionals, as well as delivering the national planning and building control application services. It receives approx. 1M visits every month and processes around 90% of planning applications across the country. It was set up as part of MHCLG in 2002 and privatised in 2015.

Prior to joining the Planning Portal, Sarah worked in digital science and technology publishing and on the Science City Bristol programme.  She also spent 10 years as a Trustee at the Knowle West Media Centre in the city.

Events featuring this speaker

Making Planning Work

Sarah Chilcott, Stephen Hilton, Zoe Metcalfe, Euan Mills, Sam Stacey, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

How do we make planning work so that we can build future cities at the same time as ensuring the democratic process is respected?

FREE View event
18 October 2019 9:30am - 12:00pm Watershed