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Peter William James Batey

Peter William James Batey, British urban planning educator, urban and regional analysis consultant. Recipient Silver Jubilee medal Hungarian Economic Association/Regional Science Association, 1985; George A. Miller scholar, Fulbright scholar University Illinois, 1981-1982.


  • Batey, Peter William James was born on August 17, 1948 in West Hartlepool, England. Son of George Thomas and Ruth (Garstang) Batey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Sheffield, England, 1969. Master of Civic Design, University Liverpool, England, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Liverpool, England, 1985.


    • Planning officer Lancashire County Council, Preston, England, 1969-1973. Senior planning officer Greater Manchester (England) Council, 1973-1975. Lecturer civic design University Liverpool, 1975-1984, senior lecturer, 1984-1987, reader, 1987-1989, Lever professor town and regional planning, since 1989, dean faculty social and environmental studies, since 1997.

      Consultant Claritas, London, since 1998. Visiting research scholar geography University Illinois, Urbana, 1981-1982. Chairman Conference Heads of Planning Schools, 1990-1996.


    • Editor: Town Planning Review, 1984-1987, (book series) London Papers in Regional Science, 1984-1990, European Research in Regional Science, 1990-1997. Contributor articles to planning and regional science journals, chapters to books.


    Denomination: Anglican


    Member Mersey Basin Campaign Council, since 1999. Fellow Royal Society Arts, Royal Statistical Society, Royal Town Planning Institute. Member Regional Science Association International (president 1997-1998), Russian Academy Architect and Construction Sciences (foreign), Academy Learned Societies in the Social Sciences (academician).


    • Married Joyce Dover, January 25, 1975. Children: Rachel Alexandra, James Richard.
    • father: George Thomas Batey
    • mother: Ruth (Garstang) Batey
    • spouse: Joyce Dover
    • children: Rachel Alexandra Batey
    • James Richard Batey
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    Born August 17, 1948
    (age 69)
    • 1969
      University Sheffield
    • 1971
      University Liverpool
    • 1985
      University Liverpool
    • 1969 - 1973
      Planning officer, Lancashire County Council
      Preston, Connecticut, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      senior, planning officer Greater Manchester (England) Council
    • 1987 - 1989
      lecturer, civic design University Liverpool
      Reader, West Virginia, United States
    • 1997
      lecturer, civic design University Liverpool
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