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Planning and detailed landscape design to secure retrospective planning consent for changes to luxury holiday log cabins. Artlegarth Country Lodges provide high quality luxury holiday log cabins in an unspoilt area of the Eden valley close to the village of Ravenstonedale. The cabins are subject to very restrictive legal agreements preventing external additions to the […]

Identifying opportunity for and securing consent for residential conversion, Yorkshire Dales Stephenson Halliday identified a ‘permitted development’ option for a client wishing to maximise the asset value of a disused outbuilding within their ownership. The application was tailored to satisfy legislative requirements and minimise cost implications for the client, whose primary objective was to sell […]

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 […]

Stephenson Halliday has worked closely with architects Mason Gillibrand in preparing a masterplan and detailed landscape concept proposals for the extension of the hotel and leisure facilities at Low Wood Bay Windermere. Set within the Lake District National Park, the key focus was to sensitively assimilate the proposals into the surrounding character of the area. […]

Stephenson Halliday prepared landscape design and construction drawings for the redevelopment of Lucker Hall, near Bamburgh, Northumberland for the Holiday Property Bond. The project involved the redevelopment of the old hall and stable block into accommodation and leisure facilities for Bondholders. The landscape plans included detailed designs for both communal lawn areas and private spaces […]

Stephenson Halliday coordinated the production of the feasibility study, including the associated layout plans and photomontage visualisations. This identified options for formalising parking, toilets and interpretive signage in this area to reduce the landscape and visual impact and reduce the disruption to the locals as far as possible. Wasdale Head is a popular area for […]