Steven Bee is the Principal of Urban Counsel

He is currently:

  • Chairman of the Academy of Urbanism
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Historic Towns Forum
  • Member of the New London Architecture Sounding Board

He was previously:

  • Director of Planning and Development English Heritage
  • Chief Planning Officer and Director of Development Services Winchester City Council
  • CABE Regional representative South East England
  • Director Llewelyn-Davies Planning
  • Principal Planning Officer LB Lewisham
  • DC CABE Enabler
  • Member of the DC CABE Planning Advisory Committee
  • Member of the BIS Penfold Review Sounding Board


  • Urban regeneration
  • Contextual analysis
  • Design review
  • Design and heritage statements
  • Research and policy
  • Technical editing
  • Masterplanning
  • Community planning
  • Environmental assessment
  • Corporate management
  • Change management