Team Profile


Contact Information:
Tel: +44 (0) 2844 832904
Mobile: +44 (0) 7812 440 514

Professional Proficiency

  • Planning Advice
  • Enforcement Advice
  • Site Appraisals
  • Preparation and Submission of Planning Applications
  • Planning Appeals
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Advice & Appeals
  • Preparation of Environmental Statements
  • Area Plan Submissions and Advice
  • Expert Witness (Public Inquiries/Appeals/High Court)
  • Planning Concept/Development Statements
  • Project Management

Gareth McCallion

Senior Town Planner

Background Information

  • BSc honours degree in Environmental (Town and Country) Planning & Diploma in Town Planning from Queen’s University, Belfast.
  • Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
  • Master of Laws conferred by De Montfort University, Leicester.
  • Previously worked for Michael Burroughs Associates (Ireland) 2000 – 2001 and Planning Service 2001 – 2007 before joining Quarryplan Ltd.
  • Held position of Senior Planning Officer with Department (SPTO.
  • Extensive experience in dealing with a wide range of planning applications and enforcement cases.
  • Dealt with minor, medium and major mineral and waste planning applications.
  • Extensive knowledge and experienced application in planning law, planning procedures and policy, enforcement procedures and policy and the ability to interpret, apply and give weight to legislation, policy and other material considerations.
  • Acted as an expert witness for the Department and Quarryplan Ltd at planning appeal hearings (formal and informal), enforcement meetings, site meetings and Council meetings.