Savills Casestudy


ALLEN & YORK successfully recruit for Savills


Savills plc is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. They have an international network of more than 600 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world.

ALLEN & YORK are specialist recruiters across Planning & Built Environment with extensive market networks across the UK & Internationally, we work with consultancies, developers and authorities, to recruit across; Town Planning, Transport Planning, Design, Surveying, Architecture and Landscape Architecture.


Savills contacted ALLEN & YORK to source a Senior Planner for their Dorset office. Despite having advertised the role extensively, the Savills team had not found a suitable candidate to fill the position.

As a new and urgent recruit Savills were keen to fill the position quickly; the job was phoned into the ALLEN & YORK office at 9am and the Savills team requested CVs by 12noon. 

Due to an extensive network across Planning & Built Environment, the ALLEN & YORK Planning team were able to deliver to this tight deadline and interviews were arranged with a standout candidate.


Following 2nd interviews an offer was made within the week and the successful candidate started with Savills shortly after. 

“We were delighted with the service provided by ALLEN & YORK’s Planning team.  Our consultant acted quickly and efficiently, against tight deadlines, to deliver a candidate who met our exact requirements. Subsequently, there has been excellent dialogue during the appointment process.  We are very pleased to have now successfully recruited a first class candidate and I would be more than happy to recommend ALLEN & YORK as a specialist planning recruiter.” Director, Savills