Harshada Deshpande

Harshada is an Urban Designer with over 20 years’ experience. A strong advocate of sustainable urbanism, and the design process, she is a highly skilled built environment professional with specialist expertise of delivery of quality places within statutory and non- statutory set ups.

She currently works as a Principal Planning Officer (Urban Designer) in Sheffield City Council.  She is adept at dealing with the design elements of proposals, as part of the statutory planning process: readily identifying the key issues, finding creative solutions, expertly dealing with developers and their agents to establish a positive, constructive dialogue to enable delivery of high-quality places.   


Harshada Deshpande Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner
Job Title: 
Principal Planning Officer (Urban Design)

B.Arch, MSU - India
M.Arch (Urban Design), CEPT - India
PG Dip. in Planning Studies , University of Sheffield
Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership, ILM

Sheffield City Council
Yorkshire and the Humber
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