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Stephenson Halliday were pleased to assist Lancaster City Council in the development of a new grassland management strategy. This will see changes to the way grass is cut in parks and public spaces across the district. Since the 1930s, England has lost 97% of its grasslands, with more than 500 species having disappeared, and more […]

Stephenson Halliday are delighted to announce the opening of our new Yorkshire Office. This is situated in the leafy surrounds of the Parkhill Business Centre (we are in rooms 5-7 of the annexe to the left in the picture) which is conveniently located off the A1(M) to the south east side of Wetherby. This will […]

We are pleased to announce that the Iteriad and Stephenson Halliday Collective with Charles and Lily Jencks have been shortlisted for the Moorside International Landscape Design competition. Managed by the Landscape Institute on behalf of NuGen, the competition seeks to find some of the best design thinking in the world to influence the Moorside Project and […]

Stephenson Halliday is currently involved in the Public Inquiry into the Fracking proposals by Cuadrilla at two sites in Lancashire.  We are providing planning and landscape services to the Roseacre Awareness Group ‘RAG’ who are one of the Rule 6 parties opposed to the development. Elizabeth Warner, Chair of RAG said “We have not only […]

We’re pleased to see the Lake District National Park support the redevelopment of Low Wood Bay hotel by granting planning permission for the extension of the hotel and leisure facilities at the hotel on the shores of Windermere. Stephenson Halliday has worked closely with architects Mason Gillibrand in preparing a masterplan and detailed landscape concept […]

Our exciting project with West Cumbria Mining is approaching its next phase. On the 15th May we were delighted to receive the news that the Marine Management Organisation had approved our application and issued a licence for the offshore exploratory borehole programme.   West Cumbria Mining: The Background Stephenson Halliday is helping West Cumbria Mining explore opportunities for […]

The All Energy conference sees a move to Glasgow from Aberdeen this year, which has been greeted with enthusiasm by exhibitors, visitors and speakers alike. “As the UK’s first green energy super-city, Glasgow truly is the perfect home for the UK’s largest renewable energy event“, says Councillor Gordon Matheson, Leader of Glasgow City Council.   Come and […]

Overview Following approval of the draft Cumbria Minerals and Waste Local Plan at Cumbria County Council’s Cabinet meeting last month, the consultation draft of the plan has been published and the consultation about the contents of the document has commenced.  The Local Plan covers the 15-year period from 2014 to 2029. It sets out the […]

Following the snow which disrupted the first scheduling, we’ve reorganised, and together with co-hosts Curtins Consulting Engineers will be hosting our rescheduled lunchtime networking event at the end of February. The event will take place at Levens Hall where access to the gardens will be possible and a buffet and refreshments will be served. If you […]

Stephenson Halliday host Lib Dem President who emphasises the need to support local businesses. Liberal Democrat President and MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, Tim Farron, today reiterated the importance of the success of all sizes of local businesses in securing a healthy local economy. Confidence is returning to the economy and Stephenson Halliday firmly believes […]