on the development prospects of a specified site. A report can
be produced which considers National and Local planning policy,
site history, related decisions and case law where relevant, and
offers advice on problem areas.
recommendation based on risk assessment will enable clients to
decide whether to go ahead, re negotiate or abandon the
potential purchase. Potential pitfalls can be anticipated and
weighed in the balance at the outset. Where agreed,
pre-application consultation with the LPA will be undertaken.
have been identified as ‘hidden problems’ with sites include:
Restrictive Conditions and S106 clauses
and similar interests affecting development phasing
changes in planning policy
infrastructure contribution costs