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New team members for Milestone Northern Office

July 23, 2018

Darran Kitchener, our Associate Director and Office Lead for our northern office said: “It’s a truly exciting time for us here. Three years since we opened the office and I’m pleased to be welcoming three new faces to the team. Not only will the new starters offer us more stability and experience, but the ability to adapt quicker to Clients demands and develop the business even further.”   

Matt Stevens, Managing Director of Milestone said: “We have been looking at expanding the business for a number of months and these new hires are just the start of a wider plan to consolidate our existing offer to Clients, whilst expanding into new and growing areas. With an expanded team of people across our two offices, we are able to offer a truly Nationwide coverage with industry-leading service -  this has been our best summer ever with regards the plethora of projects!.”   

Milestone Transport Planning Limited are pleased to welcome three team members to our Northern office. 

Gary Clark, Harry Mann and Ben Pollard all joining us soon to further enhance the bespoke services we already offer our Clients.   
Gary is very well respected nationally and joins from Fairhurst after previously working with our Associate Director for a number of years. With 30-years’ in the traffic and transportation field Gary brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience which will be invaluable as we expand our Client base and workloads. Specialising in complex and challenging projects, Gary has lead schemes for private-sector Clients such as Tesco, Banks and Tarmac whilst representing Local Authorities nationwide, including London Borough of Havering, North East Lincolnshire and South Tyneside.

Harry has two-years post-graduate experience after leaving Northumbria University with a 1st Class Honours Geography degree. Also joining from Fairhurst, Harry has built up a wide-ranging experience base in that time and will not only provide a valuable extra resource, but will enhance our GIS capability, enabling us to improve our analysis and presentational offer.   Ben joins straight from Newcastle University after completing a MSc in Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems after also graduating from Northumbria University with a 1st Class Honours degree in Geography.  Ben was shortlisted from the MSc course after impressing on the Public Inquiry module, which Milestone deliver for Newcastle University.    

Milestone Transport Planning Limited is a well-established, market-leading consultancy offering a ‘one-stop’ solution for all aspects of transport planning, highways scheme design, environmental planning, implementation and operation. We have offices in both the North and South of England at Gateshead, Tyne & Wear and Guildford, Surrey. More information is available via or contacting