Infrastructure

Your land and development expert solicitors

Your land and development expert solicitors

Infrastructure and your development plans

Infrastructure arrangements play a crucial part in the delivery of any development project and should be considered at the outset of your construction timeline to avoid delaying sales.

Our experienced land and development team will progress your infrastructure agreements in a timely manner whilst identifying any key issues that may have practical implications on site.

Real estate lawyers advising you on:

  • Highways – Section 38 / Section 278 agreements

  • Drainage – Section 104 agreements

  • Substation and gas governor transfers and leases

  • Deeds of easement and wayleave agreements with utility providers

  • Obligations under planning agreements, such as public open space transfers

Undertaking complex transactions for housebuilders and landowners

Your local employment solicitor since 1882

Recent highlights

  • Advising on a Section 278 agreement for a new roundabout as part of the South Chippenham expansion facilitating access to 1000 homes and a major commercial development

  • Acting on behalf of a local authority client in respect of multiple highways agreements

  • Negotiating statutory agreements and utility arrangements on behalf of developers for a number of residential schemes

Our clients rate us excellent

Sue Greenman

Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.

Ali McBrine

Thank you Alice Blackmore for your fantastic professional support, with care, compassion and kindness, of our need for explanation and understanding of the system and language in a lot of correspondence. Thank you too for being always being honest and empathic of our feelings.

Andrew Alvis

Another well-managed transaction handled promptly and professionally by Nadine Cook and her team. We have used Goughs before, will use again and would not hesitate to recommend their services to anybody.

Phil Carter

Goughs Solicitors provide a friendly, professional and extremely reassuring service. The whole team, especially Georgina Catlin, are empathetic and provide sound advice when required, you definitely feel you are in safe hands.

Your land & development team

Laura Vickers

Plot Sales & Development Conveyancer

Laura is part of the Housebuilding and Land Development Sector, specialising in the sale of new build plots on behalf of our housebuilder clients on their development sites.

Hannah Delaney

Plot Sales & Development Conveyancer

Hannah started as a legal assistant within the team and quickly progressed to the role of Plot Sales and Development Conveyancer in January 2019. She handles all our plot sales, on a wide range of sites. Hannah is currently on maternity leave.

Elli Crosby

Solicitor

After joining the firm in 2017 Elli qualified as a solicitor in January 2021. Elli deals with all aspects of housebuilding, in particular acting for both housebuilders and landowners in relation to the purchase and disposal of land for residential development.  

Aimee Glover

Senior Associate

Aimee has been working in development land since 2011 and has acted for a number of national housebuilders. She joined the team in late 2020 and manages our Planning matters whilst also dealing with both strategic land and land acquisition.

Sophie Crawford

Associate Solicitor

Sophie joined the team in December 2020 and works closely with Aimee on strategic land projects as well as dealing with all aspects of development land work.

Your real estate legal experts

Knowledge

We draw from a wide range of disciplines to support you in keeping your business moving forward.

Heritage

Goughs have been providing legal services to businesses across the south west since 1882.

Experience

We deal with a wide variety of real estate clients so have the expertise to ensure all your needs are dealt with by one team.

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