People

Kevin Watson

Partner

Location
London (West End)

Contact Kevin
T: +44 (0)20 7333 6388
E: kwatson@geraldeve.com

Kevin is a Planning Partner within the firm’s Planning and Development Team.

He has over 17 years’ experience working in the private planning consultancy sector and is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.  Kevin’s key strengths lie in coordinating and managing large-scale mixed-use and residential-led developments and masterplan projects across London.

Kevin applies a commercially-minded approach to planning strategies and advice to maximise client objectives and minimise planning risk.  He has particular knowledge of and experience within Greater London and, as a result, has established strong relationships and connections with senior officers in many London boroughs, including Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing, Croydon, Harrow, Richmond-upon-Thames, Merton and Hillingdon.

Specific experience

BBC Television Centre, White City –  Stanhope’s redevelopment of TVC, involving over 900 residential units and over 200,000sqm of floorspace.  Kevin is managing all planning-related aspects concerning the implementation of the development.  Phase 1 is now complete and residents are moving in.

Stag Brewery, Mortlake – Reselton Property Limited’s masterplanning and redevelopment of this 9 hectare River Thames fronting site for over 1 million sq ft of development including around 800 homes, retail/restaurants, new school, cinema, offices, hotel and community uses.

Taberner House, Croydon – HUB’s development of the former Taberner House site in central Croydon for over 500 new apartments, including a tower of 35 storey’s plus commercial uses.  Planning permission secured in summer 2017.  Kevin is now managing the implementation stage of the project.

Olympia, London – Olympus Property Holding’s redevelopment and regeneration of the Olympia Exhibition Centre, to provide over 200,000 sqm of floorspace for arts and exhibition, office, hotel, retail, food and beverage, cinema, co-working, theatre and live music uses.  Planning applications submitted in September 2018.

Residential-led mixed-use developments in central and greater London – Currently advising on large-scale residential-led developments in Hammersmith and Fulham, Croydon and Ealing.