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.
Planning for the Future White Paper August 2020 A Summary
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is consulting on substantial planning reforms until 11.45 on 29th October 2020. Its own summary of the reforms is: ?The Planning for the future consultation proposes reforms of the planning system to streamline and modernise the planning process, bring a new focus to design and sustainability, improve the system of developer contributions to infrastructure, and ensure more land is available for development.?
DWD secures Development Consent Order for the 299MW VPI Immingham OCGT Project
The Secretary of State granted development consent for the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project on the 7th of August.
Rates Revaluation Confirmed for 2023
Today the government has announced a delay to the next business rates revaluation. The planned April 2021 revaluation has been deferred until 1 April 2023. The new 2023 List rateable values will be based on 1 April 2021 rental valuations. There will be two immediate impacts. Firstly, business will continue to pay tax based on