Hi my name is Stephen Harness and as you might remember if you’ve read one of my earlier blogs I’m a town planner for DIO. The Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 set out the aim that we reduce the size …
Stephen Harness is a Town Planner at DIO.
In March 2014 I posted my first blog, which looked a little at my background and role working on the Army Basing Programme in Salisbury Plain. It’s now time for an update. Plans for moving Army personnel and their families …
London’s Shard, Birmingham’s Bull Ring Shopping Centre, Gateshead’s Angel of the North and countless construction projects across the UK have all been subject to some of the same planning processes that DIO’s Town and Country Planners are involved in every …
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