OFWAT CONSULTATION: METHODOLOGY FOR PR24

Posted on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
RESPONSE TO APPENDIX 3:  DEVELOPER SERVICES Q1. Do you agree with our proposal to include network reinforcement in the network plus price controls at PR24? We are sorry to say we do not.   Ofwat’s proposals appear to be aligned to making charges reconciliation as simple as possible for water and sewerage companies whilst denying developers…
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OFWAT’S CHARGING RULES – WHAT HAS GONE WRONG?

Posted on Monday, October 11th, 2021
AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW GIVEN THE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES FOR EVERY HOUSE BUILDER THIS INDEPENDENT REVIEW IS AN ESSENTIAL READ FOR ANY HOUSEBUILDING BUSINESS. As Ofwat’s charging reforms progress, they appear, more than ever, to be emerging as a proxy, largely unchallenged by the developer community, to significantly increase Developer costs. Similarly, the seizing of an unprecedented…
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How TDS can help: From a piece of land to an adopted development

Posted on Friday, September 17th, 2021
How TDS can help: From a piece of land to an adopted development.
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TDS Southern – Project Updates

Posted on Thursday, July 15th, 2021
TDS Southern – Project Management for Persimmon Homes Technical & Development Services (Southern) Limited, acting as Project Managers on behalf of Persimmon Homes, are delighted with the recent progress made on their North Littlehampton development, currently underway at Toddington Lane. TDS (Southern) Ltd have been involved in the project since 2014, when they were asked…
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TDS Response to the Ofwat Consultation on Updating the Charging Rules

Posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2021
Introduction Last week Ofwat issued its consultation is about proposed changes to their charging rules. Specifically, they address; Wholesale Charging Rules Charging Rules for New Connection Services  Charges Scheme Rules TDS has issued a response to the latest Consultation, a summary of which can be found below along with our full report. TDS is an Engineering Consultancy…
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PUBLIC FOUL SEWERS – AVAILABILITY & CAPACITY ASSESSMENT – AN INDEPENDENT INFORMATION PAPER

Posted on Thursday, June 10th, 2021
With housing and construction being at the forefront of the UK’s post-pandemic economic recovery, access to water and sewerage infrastructure will be crucial if those responsible for delivering new homes are to succeed.
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TDS Response to the Ofwat Consultation on the Scope and Balance of Developer Charges and Incentives

Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
TDS has been at the forefront of a number of important Ofwat Determinations against Companies which have been successful in securing substantial refunds to our Clients.
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Novartis Determination – Important Information Release For All Developers – April 2021

Posted on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Ofwat has at last issued its Final Determination relating to a residential development at Novartis, Horsham. It states in unequivocal terms that Linden Homes should now receive a refund of over £550,000 from Southern Water for an offsite foul sewer requisition that was not required. However, there are likely to be other Developments where substantial…
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Comparison of Water Demand for New Development

Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2021
WASC’S & WOC’S COMPARISONS OF WATER DEMAND FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT: AN INDEPENDENT INFORMATION PAPER – JANUARY 2021 The criteria used by both Water Companies and Water and Sewerage Companies to determine the water demand of a new property remains of one of the most fundamentally important aspects of Water and Sewerage Legislation. Moreover, water demand…
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TDS Northern Appointed to Your Housing Group Framework

Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2021
TDS Northern are excited to have been appointed to Your Housing Group’s Consultancy Framework, continuing their ongoing relationship with the Housing Provider with homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. The agreement will allow TDS Northern to support Your Housing Group with Utility Infrastructure Feasibility, Procurement and Project Management services on their numerous…
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