Gareth Capner

Following his graduation from Sheffield University in 1970, Gareth spent time working for County Councils as well as for the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, before joining architects Barton Willmore in 1979 as the firm’s first town planner. Gareth was instrumental in growing Barton Willmore to its current status as the largest independent planning and design consultancy before retiring as Senior Partner in 2008.

Gareth provides strategic property advice to companies, institutions, charities and Neighbourhood Plan Committees, business advice to growing consultancies and Chairman of HM Government’s Housing Design Awards as well as owner and sparkling wine maker, Dunley Vineyard in Hampshire.