Arfon Hughes

BSc (Hons) LLB (Hons) DipEngLaw MRTPI
Managing Director

Arfon is the founding director of Mango. Formerly a partner of a national planning consultancy, Arfon is experienced at leading complex planning proposals on behalf of some of the UK's largest developers, retailers and property funds as well as high profile developments for private clients.

Arfon is best known for his expertise in the area of retail and commercial planning. Over the past twenty nine years he has advised on many of the high profile retail led developments in Wales and the south west as well as projects in London, the midlands and Scotland.  He also advises regularly on a range of residential development, ranging from bespoke dwellings to multi unit developments as well as solar and wind energy, leisure and industrial developments and major mixed use development.

He is an experienced expert witness and works regularly with chambers both in Cardiff and London at planning and compulsory purchase inquiries and other hearings. Arfon has a particular interest in the intricacies of planning law and is a guest lecturer on this subject at Cardiff University.

Arfon is based across the Bridgend and London offices.

Outside of planning, Arfon likes to spend his time planning his campervan adventures, riding his motorbike and running through the sand dunes at Merthyr Mawr with the office dog.