Dalton Warner Davis LLP

NameDalton Warner Davis LLP

Dalton Warner Davis LLP (DWD) is a leading planning and surveying practice that for over 30 years has provided specialist property and consenting advice to a diverse and impressive range of clients, including landowners, developers, infrastructure providers and public sector bodies.

We work across the UK, supporting projects from the feasibility stage, through site assembly and the planning and consenting regimes to implementation. We have expertise in a large number of sectors, including education, health care, housing, industry and warehousing, infrastructure, leisure, offices and town centre and large format retail. We also have significant experience of mixed use development and regeneration schemes.

We are adept at working with the constantly evolving nature and increasing complexity of property, planning and environmental legislation. We recognise the importance of providing our clients with clear, up-to-date, commercially astute advice. In doing so, we seek to limit their exposure to costs and risk while maximising the potential for them to realise their development aspiration and unlock value.

Our services include:

• Due diligence. • Site identification and feasibility. • Promotion of sites through the development plan process. • Acquisition and disposal. • Compulsory purchase and site assembly. • Business rates. • Landlord and tenant. • Valuation and compensation. • Advice on consultation and stakeholder strategies. • Advice on permitted development rights and prior approval applications. • Pre-application consultation and negotiations. • Environmental impact assessment screening and scoping and input to and review of environmental statements. • Co-ordination and preparation of development consent order, section 36 variation, planning, listed building and conservation area consent and hazardous substance consent applications. • Preparation of reports and assessments, including planning and design and statements and heritage and retail impact assessments. • Negotiations with landowners, local authorities and statutory consultees. • Advice on planning conditions, S.106 planning obligations and Community Infrastructure Levy liability. • Representation and expert witness work at hearings, public inquiries and the Lands Tribunal.

The majority of professional staff are members of the RTPI and/or RICS. The Practice is a limited liability partnership (registered in England No. OC304838) and operates an ISO 9001 certified quality management system.

Local & Strategic Planning: Community Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Local & Strategic Planning: EIP (Examination in Public)

Local & Strategic Planning: Greenbelt

Local & Strategic Planning: Minerals Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Sub-regional Planning

Local & Strategic Planning: Transport Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Waste Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Local & Strategic Planning: Statements of Community Involvement

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Local & Strategic Planning: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Characterisation Studies

Conservation: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Conservation: World Heritage Sites

Legal: Appeals

Legal: Covenants

Legal: Injunctions

Legal: Judicial Review

Legal: Land Tribunals

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Legal: Public Inquiries

Countryside & Environment: Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Regulations)

Countryside & Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

Countryside & Environment: AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Countryside & Environment: Coastal Planning

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Statements

Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Rights of Way

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Wind Farms

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Liveries

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Viabilities

Business: Offices

Business: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Car Parking / Access

Business: Enforcement

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Business: Working from Home

Design: Design Layout

Design: Implementation

Design: Tall Buildings

Economic Development: Viability Assessment

Economic Development: Community Infrastructure Levy - Evidence Studies

Economic Development: Community Infrastructure Levy - Examination

Economic Development: Funding Advice

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Schools / Community Buildings

Health Planning: Cemeteries

Health Planning: Crematoriums

Health Planning: Health Centres

Health Planning: Hospices

Health Planning: Hospital

Health Planning: Nursing Homes

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Boundaries / Curtilage

Housing: Car Parking

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Housing: Viability Assessments

Housing: Local and Strategic Housing Market Assessments

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Mining

Industrial: Nuclear

Industrial: Oil & Gas

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Contractual Disputes

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Affordable Housing Viability

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Markets

Retail: Motorway Service Areas

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Retail Impact Studies

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Town Centres

Retail: Impact Tests

Tourism & Leisure: Amusement Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Cinemas

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Family Entertainment Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Fast Food / Take Away Outlets

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Swimming Baths

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Transport: Airports

Transport: Buses / Coach Stations

Transport: Car Parks

Transport: Ports

Transport: Railways

Transport: Roads

Transport: Rivers / Canals / Waterways

Transport: Travel Plans

Urban Regeneration: Blight

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Urban Regeneration: Waterfront Sites

Minerals & Waste: Mineral Local Plans

Minerals & Waste: Waste Disposal

Minerals & Waste: Minerals/Aggregates Extraction

Minerals & Waste: Quarries

Minerals & Waste: Waste Local Plans

Minerals & Waste: Mining

Minerals & Waste: Waste Recycling

Minerals & Waste: Waste Minimisation

Minerals & Waste: Oil & Gas Exploration

Minerals & Waste: Incineration

Minerals & Waste: Landfill

Marine: Energy

Marine: Land use

Marine: Ports

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Enforcement: Prosecution

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: Tidal Power

Renewable Energy: Biomass

Renewable Energy: Geothermal

Renewable Energy: Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy: Hydro Power

Employment: City Centre Tall Buildings

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices

Employment: Impact Tests

Infrastructure: Community Infrastructure Levy - Evidence Studies

Infrastructure: Community Infrastructure Levy - Examination

Infrastructure: Schools Planning