Sion Davies

Senior Surveyor

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T: 0161 259 0485

Siôn is a Senior Surveyor in the Planning and Development team and specialises in providing development advice for clients across all sectors. His work nationally includes viability, strategic masterplanning and development feasibility and acquisition and disposal.

In addition to working in Manchester, Siôn has worked in the Planning and Development team in London and number of regions including Cardiff and Leeds.

Specific experience

Financial Viability Assessments and Viability Review Mechanisms – on behalf of a range of local authorities and developers for housing and mixed use developments with a particular focus on schemes across a number of regions as well as within both central and outer London Boroughs.

Affordable Housing – preparing affordable housing strategies for major developments including justification for cascade mechanisms, off-site provision and payment in lieu.

Site Option Analysis – assessing sites in relation to their redevelopment potential to maximise the potential land receipt.

Masterplanning Advice – providing advice on the deliverability of significant developments to meet the requirements of the local authorities whilst identifying solutions to issues surrounding costs and delivery of significant infrastructure and Section 106 items.

Housing Delivery Advice – providing advice to local authorities with respect of achieving their housing delivery in line with local plans. Major clients include Havant Borough Council.

Disposal and Acquisition advice for development sites – providing detailed strategic advice having regard to the maximum value that could be achieved and advising the client accordingly based on their respective requirements. These assessments have regard to planning policies of the areas and potential development constraints and risks.

Valuation – providing formal “Red Book” valuations for a number of clients to support clauses within option agreements as well as for yearend financial reports.