Mr Nick Smith

Faculty of Environment and Technology, School of Planning and Architecture (University of the West of England)

Nick is an associate head of department in Geography and Environmental Management and leads the UWE Bristol Planning School. His research and teaching interests centre on strategic planning and the delivery of infrastructure and major projects. With respect to infrastructure, he closely follows the planning of nationally significant infrastructure, such as high speed rail and on and off-shore wind, and the delivery of local and sub-regional infrastructure. Within this element he is particularly interested in the enhancement and protection of green and blue infrastructures. He is also interested in the plan-making process and how discussions and practices concerning his principal interests extend internationally.

Nick has co-authored a study skills book for town and country planning students and has recently helped to edit an international book on green infrastructure. He is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and is active at a both a national and regional level. In 2013 Nick acted as regional chair. He is also a member of the Town and Country Planning and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.


Mr Nick Smith
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY Bristol
United Kingdom

Telephone0117 3281567
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