Our talented teams of specialists work with high profile clients on a wide range of projects across the UK and beyond
The Community Infrastructure Levy is a tax on development payable in areas that have adopted the charge. This includes all development in London, and it will eventually include over half of planning authorities nationwide.
Compulsory Purchase is often essential for major infrastructure projects and large regeneration schemes. Quod has extensive experience of supporting the Compulsory Purchase process through the Development Consent Order (DCO) and Planning Process.
Quod’s development economics team advise private and public sector clients on developing, regenerating and investing in property. The team have specific expertise in the enabling and delivery of residential led mixed use developments, affordable housing and complex regeneration schemes.
Quod has an in-house Environmental Planning team with experience across key sectors. Our consultants are commercially minded and advise clients at early stages of their development cycle to set a clear strategy, identify environmental risks and provide solutions and strategies to manage these.
Quod has a range of expert witnesses experienced in the very different role of giving evidence at tribunals, planning inquiries, DCO hearings, informal hearings and local plan examinations. Quod has a range of expert witnesses experienced in the very different role of giving evidence at tribunals, planning inquiries, DCO hearings, informal hearings and local plan examinations.
Quod is a specialist consultancy with one of the strongest track records in major infrastructure projects. Quod has provided advice for the largest DCO examinations undertaken to date.
Everything that Quod undertakes is centred on ‘planning’. We strongly believe that our range of expertise across social, economic and environmental issues enables us to understand all factors that should be relevant to a planning decision and, therefore, to provide more strategic, informed advice.
Quod has extensive experience in advising on large scale urban regeneration projects across the UK. Our teams have been involved in most of the major development projects which have come forward over the past two decades, including Stratford City, Croydon, Brent Cross/Cricklewood, and Sheffield City Centre.
Quod has significant experience of promoting strategic land schemes for housing and commercial development – both through the plan-making process and through applications and appeals.
Quod has specialist expertise in assessing the social and economic impact arising from development. This can form part of the Environmental Impact Assessment but extends into advising masterplanners on the provision of social infrastructure and open space, and articulating the benefits of development through bespoke modelling and advocacy.