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Hayden joined Aitchison Raffety in 2014 having previously worked within several local authorities planning departments, including the London Borough of Harrow, London Borough of Newham and St Albans City and District Council.
He has a wealth of experience handling a diverse range of planning related developments, including residential, commercial, employment and mixed use developments. Hayden also has considerable experience in pre-application discussions and undertaking appeals, including Written Representations, Hearings and Inquiries.
In January 2019, Hayden was promoted to an Associate Director.
Areas of work
- Planning Applications
- Appraising development opportunities
- Promoting sites in emerging Local Plans
- Enforcement Notices
Since joining Aitchison Raffety, Hayden has worked on a range of planning schemes, including the following:
- Large scale mixed-use scheme for construction of 268 flats and 1404 square metres of office space.
- Conversion of an office building and its subsequent remodelling and extension to form a high rise city centre development.
- Sensitive heritage led major development for the conversion and redevelopment of a Listed public house to provide four residential units, and seven town houses.
- Presented evidence at a Public Inquiry for a retirement village.
- Redevelopment of a Green Belt site to provide nine dwellings.
John qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1993 and has been with Aitchison Raffety since 1992.
He has 30 years of experience of building surveying, design and project management and medical related schemes have accounted for at least half of John’s professional work for over 10 years.
John has extensive experience in all aspects of the development process and provides services ranging from the design and or project management of new build and extension schemes to monitoring for Funds, PCT’s and Practices.
John specialises in:
- Healthcare focusing on primary health and medical centres.
Kevin joined the company in 1988 having previously worked for a PLC house builder. He has 30 years’ experience in the sale of residential development sites and mixed use projects.
With vast market knowledge and understanding of the development process, Kevin is able to identify sites and provide a full project management disposal package. He has extensive experience of maximising asset value via all forms of disposals including option, conditional contracts, sale by informal and formal tender, and private treaty sale.
Kevin works with individual property owners through to public sector organisations and major companies.
Areas of work
- Acquisition and disposal of sites
- Market appraisal and advice
- Securing planning consent
- Optimising design
- Project managing a professional team
- Marketing and disposal of the finished product
“Thank you for your education, advice and guidance towards what became a successful sale of London Road Business Park. It was a pleasure to work with you and gain otherwise unobtainable knowledge and experience with the right choice of company to negotiate with. You were always available when I called or would promptly return my call which is a rare thing these days! I always felt like I was in good hands. I would not hesitate to recommend you and will not hesitate to come back to you myself in the future should I require help and assistance with the same area of property sale or purchase.” Hemel Hempstead Property Co (Apsley) Limited
“I have known and worked with Kevin for many years. With a comprehensive knowledge of the market, ability to identify the right housebuilders for the right sites and great attention to detail, often involving complex legal contractual and title issues, Kevin is a first-rate development land agent.” Richard James, Director, Marchfield Group Ltd
“With timely and appropriate communication throughout what was, at times, a very sensitive set of negotiations, Aitchison Raffety provided the reliability and market-knowledge we needed to achieve our goals. The Board expressed complete comfort and satisfaction with the service and the value provided.” Dr Ken Young, Bursar, St Margarets School, Bushey, Hertfordshire
“We have been extremely impressed with the sound and clear advice you have provided over the past 21 months or so. We could not have achieved the result we have without your tremendous support and knowledge. It has been a pleasure to have worked with you.” Private Individual
Paul has a specific responsibility for Building Surveying and Design covering both residential and commercial property. The building surveying team also undertake acquisition surveys on a variety of building types including schools, construction monitoring, specific defect analysis, preparation and negotiation of Schedules of Dilapidation and Schedules of Condition.
Paul has over 31 years’ experience with Aitchison Raffety, having started his career in the Special Projects Division of the London Borough of Haringey where he undertook repairs and improvements to schools, housing and public buildings. Initially he worked in Berkhamsted and then Northampton, and Milton Keynes, undertaking residential and commercial surveys and valuations and small building projects before joining our building survey team at our Hemel Hempstead office. He became a Group Director responsible for the building surveying team and undertakes survey and project monitoring work in central London and throughout the UK.
- Monitoring building projects on behalf of lenders
- Work in progress, valuations of construction works
- Acquisition surveys of residential and commercial properties
- Residential valuations
- Insurance reinstatement assessments
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) FRICS C. Build E FCABE
Simon is a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer with over 31 years experience primarily in residential property valuation and surveys in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and London. He is a specialist in surveying non traditionally constructed houses and period and listed buildings. Highly experienced in and have acted as a Single Joint Expert for court and matrimonial valuations and providing evidence as a Single Joint Expert at Public Inquiries, The Royal Courts of Justice and County Court.
Building Surveys on listed buildings, country houses and non traditionally constructed houses.
Residential valuations for court purposes, inheritance tax, capital gains tax and help to buy.
Independent expert reports for building defects and matrimonial purposes.
Acting as a Single Joint Expert.
Insurance reinstatement assessments.
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MRICS