Author: Danny McDermott

A recent High Court decision has helped define what is meant by ‘any other harm’ in assessing impacts on Green Belt. Paragraph 88 of the National planning Policy Framework states: ‘When considering any planning application, local planning authorities should ensure that substantial weight is given to any harm to the Green Belt. ‘Very special circumstances’ […]

We are pleased to report that Furness Wind Farm has been consented at appeal. An application for five 99.5m turbines was submitted to both South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) and Barrow Borough Council (BCC);  two local authorities which the site straddles. The scheme was subsequently approved by BCC and refused by SLDC resulting in a  […]

Stephenson Halliday has assisted Lakeland Waste Management (Cumbria Waste Management Ltd & Lakeland Minerals Ltd) with this combined site for over 20 years. On their behalf we co-ordinated, prepared and submitted in September 2012 the Planning Application, incorporating an Environmental Impact Assessment for the extension of time for operations to 2032, for the adjoining Flusco […]

Stephenson Halliday is delighted to report that the proposal for a 61m wind turbine adjacent to the Wax Lyrical Candle Factory at Lindal in Furness has been approved. The staff at Stephenson Halliday prepared and submitted the planning application to South Lakeland District Council in July 2012. The Council refused planning permission in December 2012 […]

Stephenson Halliday is pleased to report the consent of the Stoke Bardolph Wind Turbine Development. The proposal for a 100m turbine located east of Nottingham, adjacent to the Stoke Bardolph Sewage Treatment Works was approved at committee by Gedling Borough Council in September 2013.