Sustainable Placemaking
head and shoulders portrait of Carol Somper sustainable development consultant

Carol Somper Sustainable Placemaking

Carol offers a variety of sustainable planning services for developers including:

Carol has an in-depth understanding of how sustainability for natural capital enhancement can be applied through planning process. Carol has worked on a diverse range of strategic initiatives, large infrastructure projects and other development projects over the last 25 years undertaking area-wide and site specific sustainability appraisal.


Carol has undertaken development work for a range of clients including: Allerdale DC, Ashill Development Ltd, Elsick Development Company, Exmoor National Park Authority, First Wessex, the Highwood Group, Network Rail, Peel Ports & Holdings and Sainsbury’s Stores Ltd.



As an experienced licensed BREEAM Communities Assessor/Auditor listed in GreenBookLive (BRE Global), Carol understands the process and technical issues covered by the scheme.

Carols' role as the assessor is to interpret the requirements of each issue in relation to a scheme, communicate these requirements to the client and liaise with the project team to collate the evidence which needs to be submitted along with the assessment report.