Development Consent Order granted for the Teesside Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station
DWD achieved another landmark energy consent last week when the Secretary of State granted consent for a new combined cycle gas turbine power station with a gross electrical output of up to 1,700 megawatts on the site of the former Teesside Power Station, which forms part of the Wilton International Site, Teesside. As the project
DWD Secures Reserved Matters Approval for 352 Residential Units at Brent Cross Cricklewood Regeneration Area
DWD has received the approval of reserved matters for 352 residential units within Phase 1C of the Brent Cross Cricklewood regeneration area on behalf of Argent Related. The application sought the approval of details relating to the layout, scale, appearance, access and landscaping of a residential-led mixed use development (known as ‘Plot 11’) comprising 352
DWD Secure Zero Rating for Louis Vuitton
Acting on behalf of Louis Vuitton, DWD have secured the zero rating of their West End flagship shop on New Bond Street. The property is undergoing a 15 month refurbishment programme to reconfigure and remodel the shop. Using both empty property exemptions and business rates appeals, our advice has secured a zero liability to business
DWD Submit Application for Residential-Led Mixed Use 19-Storey Redevelopment Proposal in Southwark
DWD have submitted a full planning application for the redevelopment of 812 Old Kent Road to provide a new residential-led development. The proposal will range in height from 6 to 19 storeys and accommodate B1 floorspace on the ground floor and first floor with 154 residential units above. The site is adjacent to a new
DWD Appointed by Prezzo
DWD are proud to announce that we have been appointed by Prezzo to manage their business rates affairs. Our role is to reduce their business rates liability and to reduce the administrative burden of business rates management. Our work includes undertaking 2017 List business rates appeals and managing the billing and exemption processes. DWD provide
£750,000 Rate Savings for Power Station
DWD recently secured £750k of business rates savings on behalf of a power station client. DWD identified the potential for mitigation of the business rates liability through business rate relief during emergent unplanned works at the station. DWD are experts in the application of business rates in the highly specialist field of electricity generation assets
DWD Receive Resolution to Grant for 21 Apartments in Epsom
DWD’s planning team has secured a resolution to grant planning permission last night from Epsom and Ewell Borough Council for 21 apartments on the site of the Kings Arms Public House in Epsom. The scheme maximises the potential of the site and proposes a strong design which warrants the loss of the locally listed pub.
DWD 2019 CPA Dinner
DWD recently attended the annual Compulsory Purchase Association dinner held at The Grand Connaught Rooms as guests of Osborne Clarke and Charles Russell Speechlys solicitors. With 350 people in attendance, it was a great opportunity to catch up with fellow professionals and hear about the activities within the association to promote the services of its
Planning Permission Secured for a New Marks & Spencer Anchor Store at Ravenhead Retail Park in St. Helens.
DWD has secured planning permission on behalf of Hammerson for a new 3,700 sq m (40,000 sq ft) Marks & Spencer anchor store at Ravenhead Retail Park in St. Helens.
Planning Permission Obtained for a Landmark Cargo Warehouse Immediately South of Heathrow Airport
DWD are pleased to have supported Aberdeen Standard Investment’s Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) in obtaining planning permission from the London Borough of Hounslow for a landmark cargo warehouse immediately south of Heathrow Airport. The warehouse, which has been pre-let to dnata, extends to nearly 28,000 sq ms, including a decked car park, and
Aqua Shard Agreement Produces Substantial Business Rates Savings
Acting for the Aqua Restaurant Group, DWD have merged and reduced the assessment for the Aqua Brit and Hutong restaurants on Level 31 and Level 33 in the Shard on London’s South Bank.
100% Business Rates Reduction Achieved for Alexander McQueen Flagship
DWD have succeeded in reducing the rateable value of Alexander McQueen’s new global flagship store at 27 Old Bond Street from £2.66m to £0.