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Viability in the Planning Process

We are fully conversant with research and analysis of complex development appraisals. This is a key aspect of major planning applications and increasingly an important factor in securing the delivery of affordable housing and other planning obligations. We offer:


  • Sensitivity analysis and detailed interpretation of developer proposals
  • Evaluation of Development Appraisals including Argus, HCA Toolkit, GLA Toolkit and other forms of bespoke appraisal including IRR analysis
  • A dedicated service to benchmarking and analysing construction costs through our retained Quantity Surveyor Neil Powling
  • Market research
  • Direct negotiations when required
  • Advice and representation at appeal See Expert Witness
  • Advice and assistance in negotiating and drafting S106 Agreements
  • Member and Officer Training and Workshop sessions