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Phase 1 of EWR saw Carillion–Buckingham appoint RSK Landscape (now part of Stephenson Halliday) to provide landowner consultations, landscape design and contract preparation for lineside, community and ecological mitigation projects. The landscape team supervised the landscape implementation work and three years monitoring of the maintenance contract. We produced 29 detailed landscape plans for locations ranging […]

RSK group is working alongside Morgan Sindall on a sensitive project within the Peak District to underground 2 km of an existing overhead line as part of National Grid’s Visual Impact Provision (VIP) project funded by Ofgem. RSK Landscape (now part of Stephenson Halliday) has fulfilled the role of Landscape Clerk of Works. The undergrounded […]

Stephenson Halliday has recently worked with Northumbria Water to provide planning services for the refurbishment and extension of a number of their sewage treatment works. At Barton, North Yorkshire, an application to replace the existing works with new infrastructure on an adjacent site was prepared and submitted. Pre-application negotiations with the Council reduced the scope […]

Stephenson Halliday provided specialists support to this project as a subcontractor to Rambol Environment for SHETL. The project was one of a suite funded by OfgeM under its VIP funding programme to investigate the opportunities to replace pylons with the greatest visual effect with underground connections. Stephenson Halliday undertook the Landscape & Visual Impact Assessments […]

This 400kV grid connection to the Moorside Nuclear Power Station would have included overhead line, underground cable, subsea tunnel, new substations and associated temporary construction infrastructure (compounds, access tracks, temporary and permanent lower voltage diversions) within and in close proximity to multiple national and European level designations. Stephenson Halliday led the landscape and visual effect […]

A Stephenson Halliday Technical Director was approached by National Grid to take on the role of a Consultant Consents Officer to drive the preparation of the Strategic Options Appraisal for this potential DCO project to reinforce the Gas National Transmission System. The role has required liaison with engineering, environmental, commercial and consents teams to ensure […]

As a statutory undertaker, our client has to fulfill obligations to meet rigorous water quality thresholds set by the Environment Agency.   These obligations are time-sensitive and it was essential that the planning process did not delay these essential works. Stephenson Halliday provided our client with planning advice from the outset – we quickly gained an […]

Our client required planning permission for a scheme to alleviate underground sewer flooding affecting a number of residential properties.  The works comprises both underground and surface development including the provision of a gravity storage tank and associated weir chambers, three new access points to the site, removal and replacement of trees and ground re-profiling and […]