Jon Westerman

Director - BA (Hons) DipTP MRTPI

Tel: 07714 796146 Email:

Jon joined Edgars as an associate director, before being promoted to director in 2017.  Jon has significant experience in both the public and private sectors.  Prior to joining Edgars, Jon previously worked at Carter Jonas, Cherwell District Council and West Oxfordshire District Council.

Jon led the development management function at Cherwell with a focus on the delivery of sustainable development, including the adoption of the first Local Development Order to allow the construction of volume residential development at Graven Hill, Bicester. Whilst at Cherwell District Council, Jon developed and led a series of Developer Forums exploring how the public and private sectors can work together to assist in the delivery of development, which reflects his solution-focused approach.

Jon has significant development management experience, including commercial, residential and tourism-led development.  Jon has a strong track record in unlocking development opportunities in sensitive and constrained environments, using his collaborative and evidence-based approach. In particular, he has been instrumental in securing planning permission for the developments underpinning the masterplan at the former RAF Bicester, including a hotel and 50,862 sqm of commercial floor space and securing planning permission for the Mullin Automotive Museum on the edge of the Great Tew Estate.

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