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Andrew Piatt


  • Location: Manchester
  • Email: Andrew Piatt
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 161 836 7724
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 161 836 7701
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7802 663 593


Andrew is a partner and head of the national Planning team. He specialises in planning, highways, compulsory purchase & compensation and local government law and is an experienced public inquiry advocate.


Andrew acts for an extensive range of clients including landowners, developers, house builders and retailers, as well as public sector bodies. He has work experience of acting on all types of development, in and out of centre retail, business, residential, roads, airports, stadia & tall buildings,


Advised Lancashire County Cricket Club on its scheme to redevelop Old Trafford Cricket Ground enabled by retail development to secure its test match status.

Advised Yorkcourt Properties Ltd for many years in respect of a strategic business park and housing site in Wakefield for 1500 houses.

Advised the Co-operative Group in respect of two recent windfarm projects.

Advised Langtree Group Plc on the restoration and redevelopment of the international garden festival site in Liverpool.

Advised Langtree Group Plc on the development of St Helen’s rugby league stadium and enabling retail development.

Was successful advocate at a call in inquiry for 1.75m ft ² of warehousing and a stadium in the greenbelt in Wakefield.


Andrew is a keen gardener and enjoys going to the gym and skiing. He is a supporter of Warrington Wolves RLFC.