Month: November 2014

Working with Cemex UK Ltd, the Stephenson Halliday team prepared a comprehensive planning application, including Environmental Statement and phased working drawings, to extend this Limestone Quarry in north west Cumbria. The application was submitted in May 2014 and addressed the key planning issues of need for the continued extraction together with the environmental impacts of […]

Stephenson Halliday are attending AgriScot 2014 today at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh. The farm business event is widely regarded as one of the premier events in UK agriculture and this year features a number of seminars sponsored by Scottish Renewables dedicated to farm-based renewable energy solutions. As industry leading experts in providing planning and […]

The latest of the Living with Minerals CBI conferences was attended by staff from Stephenson Halliday yesterday (17th November). A very well attended event included a range of speakers providing different views on how and why a national mineral strategy should be developed. Of particular interest to planners was Ruth Stanier’s presentation. She is the […]

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Mary Campbell and Nick Edwards of Stephenson Halliday are in attendance at the CBI Living with Minerals Conference being held at the QE11 Conference Centre today. Of particular interest is expected to be the Director of Planning at DCLG Ruth Stanier, who will be presenting ‘A Planning Perspective on Future Mineral Supply’. The UK Minerals Forum […]

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RUK 2014 wraps up today. Manchester Central has hosted another great exhibition of leading renewables developers, consultants and exhibitors. Our experience has been very positive; despite the concerns of some we see both our established clients and new contacts developing a range of sites. The programme of talks were informative and pertinent, particularly the Community […]

We’re going from strength to strength with new appointments, contracts and clients as the economy recovers and Britain starts building again. To ensure we’re reflecting our capabilities, depth of experience and expanding team to our audience in the most effective way, we’ve built and launched our new website. Its been a long process to ensure that the site […]

Last month DECC published Best Practice Guidance for community engagement for onshore wind development. Here at Stephenson Halliday we have always thought early community engagement can pay dividends for both developers and communities, so it was with some interest we read the document. Although the guidance is aimed at developments of between 5MW and 50MW […]