Climate Change Committee Progress Report Summary
The Climate Change Committee’s (CCC’s) Progress Report was published in Summer this year and reported on how the UK was doing in its move to achieve Net Zero by 2050. DWD have produced the Climate Change Committee Progress Report Summary looking at the key areas.
JLL Triathlon 2021
Four members of DWD participated in the delayed 2021 JLL Triathlon on Friday 20th August. Colin Turnbull, James Smith and Edward Wiltshire took on the Duathlon, a run-cycle-run format whilst Clara Rands went for the full Triathlon of swim-cycle-run. The famously unreliable British weather held out for the team, a crisp, sunny Dorney greeted us
45 Unit Scheme Approved in Epsom and Ewell
DWD have received the Decision Notice granting approval for the construction of a three to six storey building comprising 45 flats at London Road in Epsom and Ewell. The application was originally put forward for approval at the Council’s Planning Committee in April 2021 and following the provision of additional details, and the signing of
DWD Secure Rates Savings
DWD has secured a deletion of both rating assessments of Eden House, E1 and 13-17 Broadwick Street, W1F whilst a redevelopment project takes place. Work on both Eden House and 13-17 Broadwick Street include extensions to the existing office floor plate, alterations to the external façade and provision of new facilities. DWD negotiated against the
NPPF – Summary of Changes
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was released this week; the biggest changes are the inclusion of design codes, tree protection and tree lined streets, and the emphasis on tackling climate change. It reflects the Living with Beauty recommendations, and there are more references to protection and enhancement of the environment and tackling climate change.
Brent Cross Town: DWD secures reserved matters approval for new Claremont Primary School
On behalf of Argent Related, DWD have obtained reserved matters approval for a new three-form entry primary school within Brent Cross Town after receiving unanimous approval at the London Borough of Barnet’s planning committee last week.
Keadby Carbon Capture Power Station DCO application made by DWD
SSE Thermal and Equinor are promoting one of the UK’s first power stations equipped with carbon capture technology.
The digital examination of the South Humber Bank Energy Centre DCO draws to a close
DWD’s Infrastructure and Energy team has provided the planning and consultation support for the South Humber Bank Energy Centre DCO examination, which is due to close next month.
Business Rates Relief For Non-Retail Occupiers
Today, 25 March 2021, the government has announced it intends to change business rates legislation to rule out the possibility of using Material Change of Circumstance appeals to reduce rateable values, and hence liabilities, to reflect diminution in value of property occupied by ratepayers as a result of the Covid 19 crisis.