Peter Roberts - FRICS CEnv
Partner - Valuation

Telephone: 020 7489 4835

Peter has 28 years’ professional experience in both the public and private property sectors.

He was previously a Partner and Head of Valuation, Compensation & Litigation at Rapleys LLP before joining DWD in January 2018.

He provides professional valuation, site assembly and strategic advice to corporate and individual clients throughout the UK on development opportunities, including the delivery of high profile complex residential/mixed use development and regeneration schemes. He has a particular specialism in unlocking access issues and advising in respect of encumbrances on development such as utility and covenant restrictions.

Peter has extensive experience in providing detailed compulsory purchase and compensation advice dealing with all aspects of the process from scheme inception, including the negotiation of Development/Indemnity Agreements, through to the settlement of compensation claims or presentation of evidence to the Lands Chamber.  As part of this Peter also presents Expert Evidence to Public Inquiries, Parliamentary Select Committees and DCO examinations as well as acting as an Independent Expert on compensation matters.

In addition Peter provides viability/affordable housing advice and negotiates Section 106 obligations in this regard as well as presenting Expert valuation and viability evidence in support of planning appeals and inquiries.

He also provides advice and Expert evidence to the County Court and High Court in respect of negligence, Option Agreements, Overage provisions, utility easements/wayleaves, Section 18 diminution, Rights of Light profit assessments and release of covenant restrictions.


  • Compulsory Purchase and Site Assembly
  • Valuation
  • Affordable Housing Viability


  • Compulsory purchase and compensation
  • Site assembly
  • Affordable housing and viability
  • Residential and mixed/commercial use development
  • Access issues
  • Marriage value
  • Utility and telecoms wayleaves/easements Relocation
  • Covenant restrictions
  • S18 dilapidations
  • Overage and option development agreements
  • Professional negligence


  • Wm Morrisons Supermarkets PLC
  • Accor Hotels UK and Ireland
  • Network Rail
  • Petrogas Group Ltd
  • Ramac Group Limited
  • Rontec Ltd
  • Palatial Leisure Limited
  • Oakbridge Homes Ltd
  • Kerio Ltd
  • Crest Strategic Projects
  • Countryside Properties plc
  • Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited
  • North Hertfordshire District Council
  • SSE plc