Case Studies

Client:

Landowner

Case:

Viability appraisal

Detail:

Affordable housing, education and health contributions requested. Former military site with significant abnormal costs, leading to a non viable scheme.

Outcome:

Affordable housing at 10% on a shared equity basis will enable the scheme to come forward, regenerating the site.

Client:

Private client

Case:

Conversion of a Grade II Listed Building and additional development

Detail:

Extensive contribution requests alongside significant redevelopment costs.

Outcome:

Revised contributions including off site contribution for affordable housing.

Client:

Private

Case:

Provision of advice relating to education contributions

Detail:

Analysis of proposed primary and secondary education contributions requested.

Outcome:

Provision of alternative contribution details to the client, LPA and LEA to enable the development to proceed.

Client:

Developer

Case:

S.106BC appeal

Detail:

Objection to policy level for affordable housing and other contributions.

Outcome:

S.106BC appeal by hearing reduced the affordable housing contribution, acknowledging the viable solution and enabling the development to proceed.

Client:

Developer

Case:

Provision of advice relating to viability

Detail:

Appraisal of potential scheme viability for a PD office to residential scheme, with new build element attracting a proposed affordable housing contribution.

Outcome:

Provision of detailed development appraisals and input to a formal review, concluding in agreement to remove the contribution given noted significant development costs.