Our people set apart our infrastructure sub sector. Our experts have extensive knowledge and experience advising on infrastructure schemes, from airport and port developments, to road and rail transport projects. 

We consider that we have one of the UK's leading Rail Projects & Infrastructure practice and one of the largest Planning & Infrastructure teams nationally. 

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Our expertise in infrastructure law

We have particular expertise in infrastructure projects (including rail and road schemes) and recognise that project management skills are essential for their successful completion. We have already worked through many of the issues you will face and that knowledge means that we can respond to your queries quickly.

Key projects that have kept us busy are: 

  • Advising National Highways on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects across the UK including the A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Road Improvement scheme DCO, the A47 Bloefield to North Burlingham DCO, the A47 North Tuddenham to Easton DCO and the A47 Wansford to Sutton DCO
  • Advising North Somerset Council and the West of England Combined Authority on Metrowest Phase 1 which is a £116m project for the restoration of a passenger rail service between Portishead and Bristol
  • Advising Bristol Airport on planning applications and infrastructure agreements, strategic advice on expansion plans including advice on a major planning application to increase the passenger cap from 10 million to 12 million passengers per annum requiring a terminal extension together with various airside and landside developments and changes to surface access and parking areas. Advising on the night noise quota system, ecological issues, air quality, compulsory acquisition, property and CAA regulation
  • Advising Leeds Bradford Airport on a capital infrastructure scheme including terminal extension and  car parking developments
  • Advising Govia Thameslink Railway on the development of new stabling facilities at Cambridge Depot
  • Advising Southeastern on the development works at Chart Leacon Depot
  • Advising Govia Thameslink Railway on financing and construction aspects of works to the depot at Bedford Cauldwell
  • Advising Greater Cambridge Partnerships on Transport and Works Act Order applications for two guided busway schemes.

"They don't feel like lawyers, they feel like a part of our team. I really like that if you ask them a question, you get an answer instead of hedging."

In need of an Infrastructure lawyer? Look no further.
At Womble Bond Dickinson we have an exceptional team of talented lawyers and business professionals who can offer guidance and find the solutions right for your business. We have both broad and niche expertise across all our UK and US offices.
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