DCO & CPO Project Management

Our unique expertise in all aspects of compulsory purchase allows Ardent to project manage land assembly and compulsory purchase projects in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Ardent drives a project through its promotion (from initial Land Referencing) to its implementation stages and finally through the settlement of compensation claims. Our multi-discipline expertise allow us to provide key deliverables in a manner which clients really value.

We have extensive expertise in the promotion of all types of compulsory purchase orders for infrastructure, energy & renewables and regeneration projects. Our depth of experience means we can advise clients on the appointment of suitable and experienced consultants to create a solid multi-disciplinary team and run the procurement process to achieve this.

Our project managers understand how to promote successful infrastructure and regeneration projects, ensuring they achieve their programme delivery.

Key CPO project management areas where clients have valued Ardent´s support include:


  • Identifying the needs of the project
  • Setting up systems and procedures
  • Budgeting and reporting
  • Option appraisal
  • Project promotion and consultation
  • Risk management
  • Public inquiry management
  • Procurement and contract negotiations
  • Contract management and cost management
  • Management of the CPO programme
  • Land Acquisition

For more information on Compulsory Purchase and Consents, contact Steve Yates on 07825 829 315 or steveyates@ardent-management.com