Ged Hainey

Ged Hainey




0141 270 3107


Planning & Development




Ged specialises in planning and development. He has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors and provides advice to a wide range of clients on all aspects of planning and development. His projects include initial site assessments, promoting sites through the Development Plan process and progressing planning applications and has experience in relation to Public Inquiries Examinations and Hearings.

For the public sector he has produced Development Briefs and Masterplans for strategic residential / mixed use development sites and has extensive experience in Development Control. He also has extensive experience in the development of local plans, with an emphasis on housing and employment.

For the private sector he promotes sites for a range of uses  through emerging development plans, conducts employment land analysis and prepares planning applications and planning appeals.


Ibstock Brick Limited

Advised on a major brownfield redevelopment opportunity within North Lanarkshire, including preparation of local development plan submissions and also the preparation of a planning application including extensive pre-application consultation.  Site successfully re-allocated for residential development and planning application in principle secured, including Section 75. Active involvement in disposal of site.


Advised on many development sites including preparation of Local Plan Submissions and Masterplans for strategic development sites. This included the former Merchiston Hospital site, which is located within the greenbelt and has now been successfully allocated as a major residential development opportunity.

Falkirk Council

Instructed by Falkirk Council in regard to planning appeals contesting the Council’s decisions, including Written Submissions and Public Local Inquiry procedures.

Residential Land

Identifies and promotes various sites through the planning system on behalf of house builders and private clients to secure residential allocations / consents including active role in disposals.