Who We Are

Michaela Mercer BSc MA MRTPI

Founder and Director of Mercer Planning

Mercer Planning was established by Michaela Mercer in 2007.

Michaela is a chartered town planner and member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. Having spent over 25 years in Local Planning Authority planning teams in London and the South East at Principal Officer and Managerial Level she has extensive experience in planning, development management and planning enforcement matters.

For more information, call Mercer Planning on 01753 373147.

Previous Roles

Her previous roles include Head of Planning Enforcement Mole Valley District Council, Head of Development Management Woking Borough Council, Planning Applications Manager Southampton City Council and Area Planning Manager (Wimbledon), London Borough of Merton.


Michaela continues to advise Local Planning Authorities on planning, development management and planning enforcement matters and deals with planning applications, appeals and enforcement case work on an interim basis. Her knowledge and expertise is reflected in the quality of advice she is able to provide her clients and her customer service focus will ensure that your case is managed in an effective manner.

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Successful Development Proposals

Michaela is joined by architects, surveyors, arboriculturalists, highways and heritage professionals who will ensure that your development proposals successfully navigate an increasingly complex planning process. Our commercially focused timely advice will ensure your proposal has the very best chance of success.

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