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Research interests

Spatial planning

Climate change

Coastal change


Knowledge exchange

Approach to teaching

Andrew is interested in supervising Masters students in the role of planning in climate change adaptation and mitigation, coastal issues, flood risk management, green infrastructure and health.

Andrew's approach to teaching is to encourage students to learn from each other and to involve practitioners  as well as formal lectures. His learning sessions usually involve group working.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, Cardiff University

Master, University of Brighton

External positions

RTPI Policy, Practice and Research Committee

1 Jan 2019 → …

Royal Town Planning Institute General Assembly

1 Jan 2017 → …

Principal, Coleman Planning and Environmental

1 Oct 2016 → …

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 3 Other contribution
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Article

Avoiding the climate 'lock in' on the coast

Coleman, A., 20 Sep 2019, 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution

spatial planning

Avoiding the climate ‘lock-in’ – planning on the coastal edge

Coleman, A., 1 Nov 2019, 7 p. House of Commons.

Research output: Other contribution

local planning
climate change

Delivering better water management through the planning system (C787F)

Coleman, A. & Bide, P., Nov 2019, London: CIRIA. 182 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

planning system
water management
town planning

Long term resilience on the coast: The adequacy of Shoreline Management Plans and spatial planning in England

Coleman, A. & Tucker, M., 18 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) 32 p.

Research output: Other contribution

spatial planning

Towards integrated approaches to planning for water

Coleman, A., 2018, In : Town and Country Planning. 87, 5-6, p. 215-219 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
integrated approach
water management
climate change