Our team will cover a number of selected topics in the field of construction planning and explain them in more detail with the help of an industry expert.
In an important decision, the UK Court of Appeal has today overturned a High Court judgment that restricted the use of a quicker and cheaper means of resolving construction disputes.
The decision in Abbey Healthcare (Mill Hill) Limited v Simply Construct (UK) LLP, in which WFW’s construction team acted for Abbey, the successful appellant, will have significant implications for the construction and real estate industries as it confirms the benefits of adjudication as being more widely available.
The transaction involved the acquisition of land required for the scheme from Watkin Jones, in conjunction with a development funding agreement with them.
Tungsten Park is a 25-acre consented development site, strategically situated 500m from a new junction of the A40 allowing easy access to Oxford and the surrounding area.