David Hicken Associates, DHA, was set up by David Hicken in 1986 as a specialist planning practice.
DHA has organically grown to employ 42 multi-disciplinary staff offering Planning, Transport, Urban Design and Environmental advice.
David Hicken set up David Hicken Associates, run from Wellington House, Maidstone.
David Hicken Associates move to a converted barn in Loose, Maidstone where they are based for the next 18 years.
DHA move to a purpose built office at Eclipse Park, Maidstone, to accommodate the growing company.
DHA launch Urban Design to work alongside the planning team to support the delivery of viable, well designed, imaginative and viable schemes.
With the increasing requirement to provide sustainable development, DHA Environment is launched.
Alex Hicken becomes Managing Director of DHA Planning with David Hicken acting as Chairman for the company.