Lake District

Stephenson Halliday is delighted by Cumbria County Council’s resolution to grant planning permission for the extension of Kirkby Slate Quarry in South Lakeland for Burlington Slate Ltd. Kirkby Quarry produces some of the most beautiful stone products in the UK.  In addition to the blue/black Kirkby Slate so typical of Lakeland buildings, the factory at […]

We are very pleased to hear that the Beckside Cabins appeal has been allowed and they no longer face the threat of demolition. In a victory for common sense, Inspector Dignan ruled that the enforcement notice is quashed and planning permission is granted for the cabins. Overview In a nutshell, the Inquiry considered the case as […]

On the eastern shores of Ullswater lies one the Lake District’s best kept secrets: The Beckside Cabins. In a beautifully secluded location at the waters edge, accessible only by foot (or ATV) yet luxuriously comfy, the cabins provide unique accommodation. Constructed in the 1930’s, the cabins are the sole survivors of a once much larger […]