Lauren Springfield

Planner, Planning

Lauren is a chartered town planner with 5 years' experience as a planning consultant. She joined Ryden in November 2018, having previously worked at Turley and at Galbraith, and has experience in preparing, submitting, and managing applications and appeals for residential, commercial, hotel, student accommodation, leisure, mixed-use, advertisement, and rural development across Scotland.

She has an excellent knowledge of the intricacies of the planning process, from promotion of sites through Local Development Plans to discharging conditions.


  • Planning applications and appeals
  • Public consultations
  • Discharging planning conditions


Arnold Clark Planning consultancy, providing advice and managing applications, on behalf of Arnold Clark's Group Estate team in Scotland and England.

Promotion of Sites Promotion of land for allocation in Local Development Plans for housebuilder, commercial, estate, and developer clients.

Planning applications Preparation, submission, management and negotiation of local and major applications in Scotland and England, with particular experience in residential development.

Retail planning Monitoring and advice in the Central Belt, Dumfries & Galloway, and Perth.