Enabling Development Appraisals

Exemplar regeneration incorporates elements of live, work and play, in order to create a place and generate long-term asset values. Typically these public assets, be they hospitals, football stadiums or performance venues, seek to secure the capital cost funding through cross funding from enabling development.

Earth’s financial modeling expertise enables this to be set out for investors and public sector bodies and also supports planning permission for the integrated scheme development.

Earth developed this expertise through arts, heritage and sports funded Lottery regeneration schemes from the late 1990s. Recently, Earth has been drawing on these skills to enable health trusts fund in whole, or in part, new health facilities through enabling development on their sites. These appraisals form part of any full business case requirement, for central government and HM Treasury.

Earth has prepared enabling development appraisals for a variety of projects including:


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Case Studies

Arsenal Football Stadium

DTZ (Stephen Clarke, Director of Earth) was appointed by the London Borough of Islington to provide advice in relation...

MK Dons Football Stadium

DTZ (Stephen Clarke, Director of Earth) was appointed by English Partnerships to provide advice in relation to the proposed...

Springfield Hospital

South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust / Springfield JV, have set out an ambitious programme to regenerate...

St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing

Earth was appointed by the PCT to spearhead “a radical review” at St Charles Hospital (and surrounds) for an exciting new...

Lowry Centre, Salford Quays

DTZ (Stephen Clarke, Director of Earth) was appointed by Salford City Council to work with the cultural team to assist in...