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consultant , planning educator

Peter William James Batey, British Urban planning educator, urban and regional analysis consultant. Recipient Silver Jubilee medal Hungarian Economics Association/Regional Science Association, 1985; George A. Miller scholar, Fulbright scholar University of 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.


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, U. Liverpool, 1975-1984; senior lecturer, U. Liverpool, 1984-1987; reader, U. Liverpool, 1987-1989; Lever professor town and regional planning, head department civic design, U. Liverpool, 1989-1997; dean faculty social and environmental studies, U. Liverpool, since 1997. Consultant Littlewoods Organisation, Liverpool, since 1978. Visiting research scholar geography University of Illinois, Urbana, 1981-1982.

Chairman Conference Heads of Planning Schools, 1990-1996.


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.

George Thomas Batey

Ruth (Garstang) Batey

Joyce Dover

James Richard Batey

Rachel Alexandra Batey