Leslie Thomas (Les) SPARKS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1943-03-03
Education Kingston Coll of Art (DipArch), Central London Poly (Dip Town and Country Planning)
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Style Les Sparks, Esq, OBE
Career princ planning offr London Borough of Lambeth 1968-73, architect/planner for Hugh Wilson and Lewis Womersley 1973-74, chief planner New Ideal Homes 1974-75, Severn Gorge projects mangr Telford Devpt Corp 1975-80, dir of environmental services Bath City Cncl 1980-91, dir of planning and architecture Birmingham City Cncl 1991-99, pt/t planning inspr 1999-2002, cmmr Cmmn for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) 1999-2006 (chm Design Review Panel 2004-06, chm Crossrail Design Review Panel 2009-), cmmr English Heritage 2001-08 (memb Advsy Ctee, regnl cmmr for E Midlands, chm English Heritage/CABE Urban Panel); conslt Terence O'Rourke plc 1999-2006, planning advsr Joseph Rowntree Fndn 1999-2007, advsr Nottingham City Cncl 2001-12, architectural advsr Crown Estate 2002-12; visiting prof: Faculty of Built Environment UCE 1995-99, UWE 1999- (external examiner Faculty of Built Environment 1991-94); chm: Historic Buildings and Land Panel Heritage Lottery Fund 1999-2001, Bath and NE Somerset Urban Regeneration Panel 2004-, W Midlands Region Design Review Panel 2007-, Plymouth Design Review Panel 2007-10, W Midlands Ctee Heritage Lottery Fund 2010-, Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site Strategy Gp; memb: Urban Villages Forum Steering Ctee 1992-96, Historic Buildings Advsy Gp MOD 1994-99, Mgmnt Ctee Nat Cncl for Habitat II (The City Summit) Conf 1995-96, Urban Capacity Sub-Gp Sec of State's UK Round Table on Sustainability 1996-97, Process Sub-Gp Dep PM's Urban Task Force 1998-99, Town Planning Panel Research Assessment Exercise 2001 HEFCE 1999-2001, Review of Heritage Protection Steering Gp DCMS 2003-06; memb DOE/DETR/DTLR Steering Gps 1996-2002 (Planning for Sustainability, The Role and Effectiveness of Planning Briefs, Design in the Planning System, Urban Green Spaces Task Force); patron Urban Design Gp 1997-2011, tstee Birmingham Conservation Tst 1999-2012; non-exec dir Birmingham Groundwork 1999-2001; hon life memb Historic Towns Forum 1992; Hon DDes UWE 2000; corp memb RIBA 1971; MRTPI 1974, FRSA 1982
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