James Wilson Associates is committed to delivering outstanding sustainable solutions and developing projects which aim to enhance and optimise the development potential of sites for clients.

This is achieved through a comprehensive knowledge of environmental, commercial and technical issues impacting on potential development sites, an understanding of local authorities and their motivations and the ability to bring together a strong team of professionals to deliver successful projects.

The practice’s director, James Wilson, is a qualified town planner with over 20 years experience within the sector and handles all aspects of the instructions personally. He is a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner and has the capability of managing projects of all sizes.

Where relevant to the needs of the project, he is supported by a network of consultants who advise on specialist matters.

James Wilson Associates provides a professional and personal service that is tailored to the individual needs of each project. The practice offers clients an informed route through the planning labyrinth based on key skill sets which include:

  • Extensive knowledge of planning practice and legislation from delivery of major development and regeneration schemes
  • Key understanding of the needs of the client and the motivation of local planning authorities
  • Excellent negotiating skills and project management

We are able to offer our clients an independent, efficient and flexible service at all times. Operating from a lower cost base than many larger consultancies, James Wilson Associates can provide the highest quality planning, regeneration and economic development advice for a very competitive fee.


James Wilson Associates’ ethos is to develop long term relationships with its clients to ensure that the most effective outcomes are achieved providing excellent customer service and professionalism.


James Wilson Associates is an active member of the local business community. James Wilson is a Wellingborough Ambassador and serves on the Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce executive team. James Wilson Associates is proud to promote the local area in which it operates (Northamptonshire) and endeavours to support a number of local charities.