Galliford Try / ESFA

Local Authority

London Borough of Lambeth

Project Description

Special Educational Needs School Development


National Autistic Society Vanguard School, Lambeth

Development of a Special Educational Needs School to be operated by the National Autistic Society. The school is located on the site of a former youth club adjoining the A23 Kennington Road and Lambeth Walk Open Space in South London.

DPP co-ordinated the planning application process with Lambeth ensuring that the application progressed to a successful resolution at committee within the statutory determination period. Development will commence in Spring 2018.


  • Strategic estate management and masterplan advice
  • Local Plan representations and appearance at Local Plan examination hearings
  • Advice on Compulsory Purchase Order
  • Submission, preparation and negotiation of various planning applications
  • Reports and evidence on planning and car parking requirements
    Delivering staff training event.
  • The University has utilised DPP for planning consultancy professional services for many years that I am aware of, at least since 2002. The services range from making planning applications to more general advice relating to LDF.  

    John Richards University of Central Lancashire