Tim Allen

Tim Allen

Tim Allen

Director - Land Development Midlands

  • Birmingham
  • 07771 820732

Tim Allen

TPP, MILT, MIHT

A Transport Planning professional with extensive experience across both the public and private sectors, Tim joined PBA as a Senior Engineer in 1998, became an Equity Partner in 2007 and is currently Director for Land Development covering the Midlands.

Based in our Birmingham office, he specializes in providing multi-disciplinary support to the planning process on a wide range of urban regeneration and development projects. Typical of the projects he leads on are schemes such as Ebbsfleet Garden City, Eastern Quarry, UK Central Hub, various Defense Estates sites in Central England, and Houghton Regis, Dunstable.

Tim’s range of project management experience has encompassed the delivery of ecological work, utilities provision, civil engineering, geotechnical studies, flood risk assessment and drainage alongside his core transport expertise. With a detailed knowledge of UK planning policy, he has advised on multiple planning applications and prepared environmental impact and transport assessments for all types of commercial, retail, and residential development.

He has developed a particular expertise in infrastructure planning, and especially strategic planning for utilities infrastructure in large scale, long-term regeneration projects. This has included the preparation of Business Cases to release funding from Central Government departments.

Among his other areas of expertise are railway feasibility studies, transport policy advice and Local Development Frameworks. Tim regularly gives evidence at public inquiries and has prepared evidence for court cases in nuisance and negligence claims.

Latest posts

Our changing relationship with transport

Our changing relationship with transport

PBA Partner, Tim Allen, explores how the expectations of younger generations are shaping our relationship with transport.


Tim Allen, Partner
Garden cities: do they have a future?

Garden cities: do they have a future?

Could Howard’s original vision, that the Garden City Movement would resolve fundamental social and community problems for both city and country dwellers, be lost?


Tim Allen, Partner