Gerard Denning

B.Eng (Hons) MSc MRICS
Director (Valuation)
020 7332 2108

Ged has over 25 years of professional property experience as a General Practice surveyor and has been with DWD since 2004 advising on a diverse range of property matters.

Ged has a detailed working knowledge in the areas of Business Rates across all property types, with specialist experience within the electricity generation industry.    Principally dealing with high value properties, Ged advises on all aspects of rates mitigation strategies from general Rateable Value challenges to exemptions and relief applications in order to secure minimum levels of rates liability.

Having considerable experience in Compulsory Purchase matters, Ged advises both Acquiring Authorities and claiments on all aspects of the statutory process and valuation. As an RICS Registered Valuer, Ged provides strategic valuation advice with particular expertise in complicated land assembly matters (access, ransom/synergistic or marriage value issues) having worked on several large Greenbelt housing development projects.  

Ged also has experience in Lease Advisory covering rent review negotiations, rental valuations and lease renewals across most types of property. 

Ged qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2005 and is a member of both the Rating Surveyors Association and Compulsory Purchase Association.

Clients include private owners/occupiers, national and international firms with portfolios of commercial property throughout the UK.


Business Rates

Compulsory Purchase and Site Assembly

Distribution & Industrial

Infrastructure & Energy

Lease Advisory



Business rates appeals and negotiation of assessments of rateable value

Business rates exemptions and relief

Business rates/liability forecasting with expertise in complex and high value appeals

Compulsory purchase advice and compensation

Land assembly/development solutions (access, ransom/marriage value)

Rent review and lease renewal advice

Strategic valuation advice including complicated land assembly matters

UK electricity market and valuation of land and property for capital and rental value


Centrica/British Gas



O&H Properties



London Borough of Redbridge

Countryside Properties


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