Sarah has experience in a wide range of residential, commercial, infrastructure and mixed use projects gained from over 15 years working in the private sector. Sarah has particular expertise in coordinating large project teams with a wide range of consultants. Her work in the residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors has given her key experience in managing complex planning issues.
Sarah has worked in all areas of planning including airports, infrastructure, commercial, retail, residential, mixed-use and minerals planning. Sarah has represented clients as an expert witness at Public Inquiry, LDF EiP’s (Examination in Public) and at Informal Hearings and instructs Counsel.
Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station: Sarah is acting for Horizon Nuclear Power in relation to the submission of an application for a Development Consent Order for a new nuclear power station on Anglesey known as Wylfa Newydd. Wylfa Newydd will include two ABWRs (advanced boiler water reactors) and will generate around 2700MW of electricity, enough to provide secure, low carbon power for 5 million homes.
Orsted, Walney Extension: Sarah acted for Orsted (formerly DONG Energy) in relation to their application for a significant extension to their existing wind farm off the coast of Heysham, Lancashire, to successfully secure DCO consent.
Hinkley Point C: Sarah was part of the team advising EDF Energy in relation to the DCO application for a new nuclear power station known as Hinkley Point C. Sarah specifically advised on associated development and transport issues.
Big Yellow Self Storage, Various sites: Sarah has acted for over 15 years providing planning advice and obtaining planning permission for Big Yellow Self Storage in relation to the acquisition and development of over 50 stores. Sarah has obtained planning permission for self-storage and mixed residential, industrial and self-storage schemes.
Estate Regeneration, Camden: Sarah is acting for London Borough of Camden in relation to a number of projects within their CIP programme including Bacton Low Rise (290 residential units), Maitland Park (115 residential units) and Tybalds Estate (up to 43 units)
Sherwood Close, Ealing Sarah acted for Clarion Housing Group in relation to a scheme for 209 residential units and a community centre. The application involved complex planning issues including managing relationships with the Council and local community and balancing economic viability with issues such as the proposed energy strategy.
Bluewater: Sarah acted as planning consultant advising on strategic planning issues in relation to an application for a 30,000 sqm extension of Bluewater, Kent. Sarah managed the preparation of the Planning Statement and Retail Impact Assessment and co-ordinated the other application documents to secure a resolution to grant planning permission from Dartford planning committee.
- Retail and Commercial
- Infrastructure and Energy
- Mixed Use