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Viable Placemaking are experts in Viability and have experience successfully represented a range of clients in viability matters, having had our cases upheld at both the planning and appeal stages. 

Scroll down to see some of our key services related to Viability or, for more information on this Sector, please don't hesitate to get in touch

Viability Services and Insights


Affordable Housing Statements

We are able to assist in the preparation of an Affordable Housing Statements to submit to a Local Planning Authority to assess the policy compliant affordable housing contribution that will be provided as part of a planning application. 

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Economic Optimization Appraisals

Are you considering a development but want to understand what the most optimal proposal is economically? Our Economic Optimization Appraisals, like Viability Appraisals, can consider the economic implications of a development, such as build costs and the development timings to provide advice on the best course of action.

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Viability Assessments

We specialise in preparing Viability Assessments to be submitted to Councils to accompany planning applications. Whether you are looking to assess a scheme's viability or negotiate a Section 106 contribution, such as affordable housing, our team will be able to help.


Viability Assessment for self-build Hampton home saves client £70k

Read the story of how Viable Placemaking helped a homeowner in Hampton save £70k in their planning application through the preparation of an Affordable Housing Viability Assessment. 


Are Increased Build Costs Making Your Development Unviable?

Increasing build costs impact many developments around the UK. Read our Insight on how increasing building costs may make your development unviable and what can be done to address this issue.

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Can you negotiate viability after planning permission is granted?

Read our Insight on how to negotiate development viability and planning obligations/developer contributions after planning permission is granted.

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