Providing a rapid response to address unforeseen issues to secure timely planning approval for single residential dwelling Stephenson Halliday were delighted to have secured the grant of planning permission in principle for a single dwelling unit in Motherwell. This example highlights our ability to rapidly address issues and constraints that were not perceived by the […]

Stephenson Halliday were commissioned by Clearstone Energy to undertake a number of initial feasibility assessments to understand the constraints and opportunities presented by potential development sites in Scotland for the erection of gas peaking plants. These assessments looked at the current site context in terms of access, heritage, ecology, landscape and visual, agricultural land classification, […]

Securing planning approval in designated landscapes for a farm diversification providing glamping pods. Stephenson Halliday’s combination of planning and landscape skills were able to address the particular challenges associated with seeking permissions in designated landscapes. Whilst this particular example was for glamping pods it illustrates that success can be achieved with well constructed planning policy […]

On 19th March 2019 Cumbria County Council unanimously approved the planning application by West Cumbria Mining (WCM) for Woodhouse Colliery just south of Whitehaven. The Colliery project will develop a new underground mine to extract metallurgical coal for use in steel making. Within 5 years of the completion of construction, the mine will achieve a […]

Stephenson Halliday recently coordinated an Environmental Impact Assessment and prepared all planning work for an Energy Recovery Facility at Kingmoor Park Industrial Estate, Carlisle. The Energy Recovery Facility will divert up to 195,000 tonnes of waste from landfill or export each year, with the ability to generate up to 22MW of electricity and power up […]

Stephenson Halliday became involved in the Kirk Hill Wind Farm project in 2014. We provided landscape and planning services to our client Coriolis Energy Ltd, including LVIA and EIA coordination of this eight turbine scheme (110m to tip) in South Ayrshire. Following submission of the original planning application in 2015, we continued to be actively […]