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Introducing Viki James

Introducing Viki James

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Viki James has today joined the Ardent Team as a Director.  Joining us from Transport for London, Viki is an experienced Senior Project Manager leading TWAO, DCO and other consents for Bank Station Upgrade, Silvertown...

Regenerating a Landmark: Birnbeck Pier CPO

Regenerating a Landmark: Birnbeck Pier CPO

We are extremely excited to announce that Ardent have been instructed by North Somerset Council to undertake the Land Referencing, and creation of the CPO Schedule and Order Map for the unique Birnbeck Pier CPO. Located on the coast of Weston-super-Mare, the site...

50 DCOs and Counting!

50 DCOs and Counting!

We’ve come a long way since we began our journey in 1996. A lot has changed; our look, our size, our impact, but there are still some things that remain the same. Our passion to support clients in their mission to build a better future. This passion has driven us to...

Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard Granted Consent

Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard Granted Consent

We are delighted to announce that Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard DCO has today been granted consent. The Ardent Team have been providing land services and advice on this DCO (along with the sister project Norfolk Boreas), for the last 4 years. The consent journey has...

4 in 2

4 in 2

We are pleased to announce that over the last two months, four DCO projects have been granted consent by the Planning Inspectorate (PINs) for which Ardent provided land services and advice. These 4 projects form part of our extensive portfolio of 47 DCO projects to...

Lake Lothing Third Crossing Granted

Lake Lothing Third Crossing Granted

We are pleased to announce that today, the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, approved Suffolk County Council’s plans to build the Lake Lothing Third Crossing. This is fantastic news; well done to the Ardent team that supported the project! A spokesperson...

Cory Riverside Energy Park Granted Development Consent Order

Cory Riverside Energy Park Granted Development Consent Order

After working closely with Cory Environmental Holdings Ltd (Cory) for 2 years, we are delighted to announce the Secretary of State granted a Development Consent Order for this application on the 9th April 2020. Classed as a National Infrastructure Project, Cory have...

Ardent Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Ardent Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, we have been adhering to the government advice, amending our working practices and responding as required. We have developed a well-established business continuity plan to ensure our level of service provided to clients...

Ardent Attend the CPA Dinner

Ardent Attend the CPA Dinner

Members of our Compulsory Purchase and Compensation team had a fantastic evening at the Annual CPA Dinner last night. As always, it was a great opportunity to meet with clients, colleagues and fellow members of the association.

Welcome to Ardent’s New Birmingham Office

Welcome to Ardent’s New Birmingham Office

Monday marked an exciting change for Ardent, as our Birmingham team relocated to their new premises at The Crossway centre. This move will see the Ardent Birmingham team move to a larger, newly refurbished office, that features a dynamic work space and the latest in...