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.
DWD take part in Virtual Land’s End to John O’Groats challenge in support of homeless charity Crisis
Two teams of 8 from DWD yesterday began their attempts at walking and running a combined distance of 1,331.9km, equivalent to the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats, over the next six weeks. This challenge has been organised by Transport Consultants Markides Associates in aid of the charity Crisis. Crisis are a national charity
Retail & Hospitality Rate Relief to be Extended to March 2022
The Scottish Government have announced that the current 100% rate relief for retail, leisure and hospitality properties is to be extended to include the 2021/22 Rate Year. The Scottish Government have said this is part of a UK Government response to the Covid Crisis, implying that the scheme is likely to be extended across the
Permission secured for replacement of garage with residential unit.
DWD are pleased to have received planning permission for a new residential unit in Haringey.
Merry Christmas from DWD
DWD would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2021. This year we are pleased to be supporting the following charities suggested by members of the DWD team: Brain Tumour Research East London Cares Parkinson’s UK London’s Air Ambulance Charity EmmausWe will be closing for the festive period after
DWD Strengthens Planning and Surveying Teams
DWD are pleased to announce that we have strengthened both our Planning and Surveying Teams with the appointment of four new members of staff. We are pleased to announce that Andrew Pilbrow joins us from Avison Young where he was a Director in the professional services team in their London (City) office. Andrew has joined
Amended Use Class Order offers more flexibility in the use of commercial units
The Government’s change to the use classes for commercial development in England came into effect last week. The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes)(Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020 No. 757) were introduced by the Government on 20 July, and took effect on 1 September 2020. The new regulations group a range of commercial uses
Keadby 3 Low Carbon Power Station Stage 1 Consultation Completed
DWD is supporting SSE Thermal on its plans for the Keadby 3 low-carbon combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station.
The New Exploratory Park opens in Brent Cross South
DWD have been working closely with Argent Related and Barnet Council to deliver a new public park, the Exploratory Park, in Brent Cross.