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Stephenson Halliday is delighted with the decision of Lancaster City Council to approve planning permission for a 5MW solar farm at Cinderbarrow Lane near Priest Hutton, Lancaster. We assisted our client, Livos Energy, with the community consultation process and pulled together the Environmental Report and Planning Statement for the scheme. The site is adjacent to […]

Bowscar Quarry, near Penrith has secured an efficient long term operational strategy for the next 26 years in the approval of the lateral extension. The application comprised the erection of a new building, weighbridge and the regularisation of minerals processing operations at the quarry which is operated by Cumbria Quarrying Services Ltd. A separate Section 73 application was […]

We are delighted with Cumbria County Council’s decision to approve two planning applications for the continued extraction at Scratchmill Scar Quarry, located north of Penrith in Cumbria. In September 2015, Stephenson Halliday submitted planning applications to for the continued extraction of Lazonby Red Sandstone from Scratchmill Scar Quarry. Through close liaison with the planning authority, our client […]

Stephenson Halliday undertook planning and landscape work for a 500kW wind turbine at gReenlands Farm, near Wreay, Carlisle earlier in 2015.  Working to very tight timescales, we prepared, submitted and managed the application through to approval in October. The turbine will provide electricity to Greenlands Equestrian Centre which provides an important community resource in the […]

Stephenson Halliday has submitted a planning application for the extension and restoration of Maes Mynan Quarry to Flintshire County Council. Our client Breedon Aggregates commissioned us to provide EIA, planning and landscape services for the proposal. We assembled and managed a bespoke team of specialist consultants to undertake environmental assessment work for the scheme.  We […]

Stephenson Halliday is delighted with the approval of the Silloth Docks Solar proposal by Allerdale Borough Council this week. We first became involved in September with a remit to obtain planning permission as quickly as possible to allow construction before the end of the year.  Working to a very tight timeframe, we provided planning and […]

Following a successful Open Day in June to present the proposals to extend and progressively restore Kirkby Slate Quarry, Stephenson Halliday was recently involved in a second Open Day prior to the submission of the planning application for the scheme. The purpose of this event was to provide an update to the public and consultees […]

Stephenson Halliday is delighted that Carlisle City Council has chosen to adopt a rational approach to the recent Ministerial Statement on wind energy by approving a 500kW wind turbine at Greenlands Equestrian Centre near Wreay. Stephenson Halliday prepared the planning application for the proposal, including a full Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment. The planning application for […]

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 […]

Marshalls Stancliffe Stone Ltd has applied to Cumbria County Council for planning permission to continue the extraction of Lazonby Red Sandstone from Scratchmill Scar Quarry, located north of Penrith in Cumbria. Stephenson Halliday, in conjunction with Marshalls, undertook a review of the existing quarrying activities on site and prepared detailed working method plans using LSS […]