Kat Salter BSc, MSc, MRTPI

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School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning

Kat is a Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning within CURS. Kat is a Chartered Town Planner and has extensive knowledge and practical experiences of national, local and neighbourhood planning processes in England and Wales.


  • BSc Environmental Sciences (UEA)
  • MSc Environment and Development (UEA)
  • MSc Planning Practice and Research (Cardiff)
  • Chartered Member of the RTPI 

Other activities

Kat is a Chartered Member of the RTPI.


Recent publications


Parker, G, Salter, K & Wargent, M 2019, Neighbourhood Planning in Practice. Lund Humphries.


Salter, K 2021, 'Emergent practices of localism: the role and response of local planning authorities to neighbourhood planning in England', Town Planning Review. https://doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2021.7

Parker, G, Dobson, M, Salter, K & Lynn, T 2020, 'Entangling voluntarism, leisure time and political work: the governmentalities of neighbourhood planning in England', Leisure Studies, vol. 39, no. 5. https://doi.org/10.1080/02614367.2020.1763440, https://doi.org/10.1080/02614367.2020.1763440

Salter, K 2018, 'Caught in the middle? The response of LPAs to neighbourhood planning in England.', Town and Country Planning. , vol. 87, pp. 344-49.

Parker, G & Salter, K 2017, 'Taking Stock of Neighbourhood Planning in England 2011–2016', Planning, Practice and Research, vol. 32, pp. 478-90. https://doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2017.1378983, https://doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2017.1378983

Parker, G, Salter, K & Hickman, H 2016, 'Caution: Examinations in progress: the operation of Neighbourhood Plan Examinations in England.', Town and Country Planning. , vol. 86, no. 12, pp. 515-523.

Parker, G & Salter, K 2016, 'Five years of neighbourhood planning: A review of take-up and distribution.', Town and Country Planning. , vol. 85, no. 5, pp. 175-184.

Commissioned report

Parker, G, Wargent, M, Salter, K, Dobson, M, Lynn, T, Yuille, A & Navigus Planning 2020, Independent research on the impacts of neighbourhood planning.

Other report

Ferranti, E, Futcher, J, Salter, K, Hodgkinson, S & Chapman, L 2021, First Steps in Urban Heat for Built Environment Practitioners. Trees and Design Action Group Trust. https://doi.org/10.25500/epapers.bham.00003452

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