New Porsche Dealership, Newport

Dick Lovett Group


Lakeside Drive, Newport, South Wales

Our Services:
Transport Planning, Water Management & Infrastructure Design

Following on from previous successful projects for Dick Lovett including Ferrari Maserati, BMW, Porsche and Jaguar Land Rover dealerships in Swindon, Bristol, Tewkesbury and, most recently, Melksham, Cole Easdon was appointed to provide Transport Planning, Water Management and Infrastructure Design services to support a planning application for two car showrooms (one of which is to be bespoke for Porsche) on a site in Newport.

The proposals comprised the development of land at Celtic Springs, Lakeside Drive, Newport to provide a 3,309sqm. Porsche Showroom and 2,314sqm. Workshop, together with an adjacent 899sqm. Satellite Showroom and 1,037sqm. Workshop, together with associated access, car parking and landscaping. The proposed Porsche Centre will displace an existing Porsche Centre in Llandough, Cardiff.

Our Experts’ Input:

Working alongside Pier Architecture, our teams were involved from conception through to completion, providing the Transport Assessment, Travel Plan, Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Strategy for the planning submission.

Our Infrastructure Design team formalised the drainage design for approval with the Newport SuDS Approval Body before carrying out the detailed design of the onsite roads and drainage infrastructure.

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What our clients say…

“CE carried out the work we commissioned exactly as we would have wanted it in a courteous, friendly and professional manner.”

John Stuart Grant, Grantham Bros Ltd

“CE are great to deal with, their knowledgeable and professional approach was key to helping us achieve a very positive outcome.”

Robin Uttley, United Utilities

“Wonderful service, fast, thought-out and accurate. Assisted us greatly in getting our project scoped out and costed quickly and efficiently.”

Dominic Fry, Avebury Sports & Social Club

“CE offered our design practice a very thorough, friendly and professional highways report service that fully met our brief and within the timescales requested.”

Andrew Jackson, Sylva Group

“The consultant was knowledgeable, professional and efficient. Good value for money. I would highly recommend them.”

Julie Jeanes, Linwood School

“I work regularly with Cole Easdon on a variety of projects for different house builder clients. I have always found them to be very reliable and very pro-active when dealing with highway and drainage authorities.”

Roger Smith, Savills (Oxford)

“Without the professional support from Cole Easdon we would not have been able to challenge and prove the local planning department were incorrect regarding their comments made about our flood zone status.”

Rob Charman, Cuddra Aquatics

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James Bulley, Trivandi

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Cidalia Teixeira, Clegg Associates

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