Senior team:

  • Ian Shrubsall - Head of Infrastructure & Development Consents, NuGen Head of Planning and Consents, former MD with plc developer
  • Gideon Amos - former Inspector for 5 DCO's‎, and past Chief Exec of the TCPA
  • Michael Lee-Wright - leading dual EIA and Planning expert
  • Ben Stalham - ‎market leader in planning for design and build hospitals and schools
  • Fergus McMorrow - former Director of Development and Chief Exec
  • Richard Heathcote - former plc developer Land Director

Read the latest Capita Property and Infrastructure Insight: Developing at the Rail Interface

Infrastructure and Development Consents

Our Infrastructure and Development Consents (DCO) integrated service brings together the combined intelligence of leading experts in Planning, CPO, EIA, and Consultation, focussing on major Energy, Transport and Community Infrastructure projects.


  • Full DCO Planning and Project Management services (including secondments)
  • Planning‎ (including Expert Witness)
  • Environmental Planning (EIA)
  • Stakeholder & Consultation
  • Land Assembly & CPO

Project Experience of the Team:

  • EDF Hinkley Point & Sizewell DCOs
  • NuGen Moorside Nuclear DCO
  • Inspector for Ipswich rail chord DCO
  • Inspector for Swansea tidal lagoon DCO
  • Inspector for ‎Triton Knoll off-shore DCO
  • Inspector for East Anglia off-shore DCO
  • Inspector for King's Lynn connection DCO
  • Planning Framework for National Grid
  • London Luton Airport, Planning
  • Heathrow T5 & BAA Planning Manager
  • TAG Farnborough Airport Expert Witness
  • High Speed 1 and HS2 CPO
  • Crossrail CPO
  • Olympic Delivery Authority -  London 2012 Olympics Planning Manager
  • UK to Continent Gas Interconnector, EIA
  • Royal London & Barts Hospitals, Planning
  • New Cancer Centre at Guys‎, Planning
  • MoD College at Worthy Down, Planning
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