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 […]

Wax Lyrical based at Lindal in Furness is the biggest candle manufacturer in the UK, and competes in the international market, with overseas sales forming a significant part of the business. The production of candles is an energy intensive process and electricity is needed at the factory 24 hours a day, 7 days a week […]

Stephenson Halliday were pleased to assist the University of Lancaster with the landscape and visual report including cumulative and residential visual amenity assessments, in respect of a proposed wind turbine with a height of 100m to blade tip. The £5m wind turbine project was backed by a loan from the Higher Education Funding Council aimed […]