Whether it’s supporting trade goods and services, enabling increased tourism, or connecting friends and families around the world, the UK’s aviation sector continues to set global standards of performance and drive innovation.
Home to one of the world’s largest and most competitive aviation markets, developments in airport infrastructure remains key to the UK’s ongoing global success. Whether it’s planning for greater capacity or integrating airports with wider transport networks, Ardent has extensive experience in supporting significant transport infrastructure schemes.
Our team of transport leaders understands the complexities involved with large-scale developments, helping to navigate the commercial, political, and community challenges facing aviation projects. Supported by our growing portfolio of industry-leading services, Ardent is well-placed to support your entire project lifecycle, from conception to completion.
As the market leader in Land Assembly, we have unrivalled expertise in Compulsory Purchase for transport schemes and have secured more Transport and Works Act Orders (TWAO’s) and DCO’s than any other in the UK.
Airports Services & Support
- Analysis of affected parties
- Land acquisition budget estimations
- Promoting a Compulsory Purchase Order under The Airports Act 1986 or; A Development Consent Order (DCO)
- Undertaking consultation
- Dealing with claims
- Project Management
We have designed a unique approach to project delivery by offering six integrated core services that help support your project through its entire life cycle, from conception to completion.
Atlas & Geospatial Insights
Geospatial and GIS solutions that empower our clients to visualise, analyse and share geographic information and location-based intelligFind out more
Supporting our clients’ best interests via leading land and compensation risk, negotiation, and settlement advicFind out more
Consents Management Consultancy
Leading project advice and management by our growing team of consent promotion and delivery specialists.Find out more
Reliable, accurate, and efficient Geomatic and data solutions to support the delivery of your project.Find out more
Delivering expert land assembly and compulsory purchase advice and strategy for more efficient development sites.Find out more
High-quality and reliable Land Referencing services that meet the unique land requirements of your project.Find out more
Other sectors we cover
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Emirates Airline (London Cable Car)
The Emirates Air Line was the first urban cable car system of its kind in the UK and opened to the public in Summer 2012, just 24 months after being...
A12 Chelmsford to A120 Widening Scheme
The project is promoting the widening of the A12 between Chelmsford and Colchester (27km), from two to three lanes with two offline sections. ...
The MetroWest Phase 1 project proposes to re-open the Portishead rail line with stations at Portishead and Pill and operate train services to Bristol...
Docklands Light Railway Projects
Ardent was first appointed by Docklands Light Railway Limited (“DLR”) in 1996. For 20 years Ardent exclusively dealt with all land and property...