Compulsory Purchase & Consents 

Ardent is the market leader in Land Assembly and Compulsory Purchase operating throughout the UK. We deliver a concept to completion service for major infrastructure projects and are the market leader in Development Consent Order (DCO) land advice, having delivered on over 46 DCO projects and over 20 Transport and Works Act Orders (TWAOs) across the UK. 

To create the future, be it a shining pinnacle of regeneration, a cleaner and more efficient energy source, high speed railway or road improvements, you must understand land. Here at Ardent we understand the value of land from tenure, fiscal and human perspectives.

For over 25 years Ardent has worked on behalf of private and public sector clients, to successfully coordinate compulsory purchase strategies that efficiently and effectively promote projects covering a wide range of sectors. These projects include energy, regeneration, highways, rail and ports.

If you want to deliver future infrastructure for the better, then start with our services, which include:

  • Land & Property Strategy
  • Management Consultancy
  • Project Management
  • Survey Access
  • Landowner Engagement & Consultation
  • Order promotion and production of application documents
  • Land & Works / Option Agreements
  • Expert Witness, Hearings / Inquiries / Examinations
  • Acquisition / Exercise of Powers
  • Compensation




For more information on Compulsory Purchase & Consents, contact Steve Yates on 07825 829 315 or