Harry Tonge

Harry originally joined Steven Abbott Associates LLP in November 2007 on a work placement scheme while completing his Masters in Civic Design at the University of Liverpool.

Following graduation Harry formally joined the Practice, taking up a newly created graduate position. He was elected as a Chartered Member of the RTPI in 2012 and was promoted to the position of Senior Planner in 2016.

Harry leads Steven Abbott Associates’ Kendal office, a role which he took over in 2018, having worked out of that office since 2011.

Responsibilities include the preparation of applications and submissions made to local planning authorities and strategic bodies on behalf of clients. Harry is in involved in all aspects of the planning system, has a particular specialism in the tourism sector and in particular, caravan related development.

Harry's clients include numerous private individuals and parties, in addition to major house builders, hotel operators and developers.