Adrian Cole

Adrian Cole

Adrian has over 30 years’ experience in transport planning, traffic engineering and interchange design. He has worked worldwide for public and private sector clients.

Adrian joined Steer from SKM Colin Buchanan and Halcrow where he worked on a range of transport planning and development-related projects. He has particular expertise in London, the South East and East Anglia and has led major projects for Canary Wharf Group, Land Securities, British Land, Lend Lease, Westfield, Transport for London, London boroughs, district and county councils and unitary authorities.

Adrian leads our major developments team, helping private and public land owners to realise the development potential of land and buildings and improve access by all modes. He provides support for initial strategies via planning applications onto the operational phases.


Articles and insights by this expert

31 May 2022

Crossrail – it wasn’t quick or easy, but it is wonderful

As Crossrail completes its first week of passenger service, with more than a million passengers enjoying this high-quality new line, it's a good opportunity to reflect on the work that led to this milestone...

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05 Apr 2022

Reading Metropolitan gets outline planning consent for development of over 600 homes

Steer are delighted that Hermes Investment Management recently received outline planning consent to construct in excess of 600 homes and major new commercial and community space on the former Royal Mail depot adjacent to Reading station.

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01 Aug 2014

Making development pay

London is growing and there is huge pressure to provide new sites and infrastructure for more housing and jobs. Although there is often a view that new development should generate new funding for infrastructure, in reality the picture is more complex.

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25 Jul 2014

Steer Davies Gleave supporting development of Wood Wharf, Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf Group has been given the green light to develop the Wood Wharf site to the east of the Canary Wharf estate for a mix of uses, including over 3,000 new homes, retail and community facilities together with offices that will create up to 17,000 jobs.

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