RSK Landscape (now part of Stephenson Halliday) was engaged in planning the restoration of an area of brownfield contaminated land at the former William Blythe chemical works. The area was to be remediated and returned to public open space adjacent to a planned residential development. The site comprises a landfill mound that has been capped […]

Solar farm design innovation & battery storage drives value from closed landfill Our constraints led design approach has supported the development of a solution that has allowed this solar site with battery storage to be developed on a former landfill site where ground contamination risks (and potential remediation costs) were high. This allowed these risks […]

Birkhams quarry, operated by Marshalls Stancliffe Stone is located north of St Bees on the West Cumbrian coastline and was granted planning permission in April 2015 for a 15 year time extension until July 2030.  The hard rock sandstone quarry lies on the coastal headland that forms part of the designated St Bees National Heritage […]

Stephenson Halliday coordinated the Environmental Statement to accompany the planning application for a major twenty five year extension of this limestone quarry. The practice carried out a detailed assessment of the landscape and visual effects of the proposal, which informed the development of the phased method of working and enabled mitigation measures to be designed […]