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Stephenson Halliday has recently provided planning and community consultation services for a large scale solar proposal close to the village of Morland, near Penrith in Cumbria. The site is located in a rural area of Cumbria, close to a number of other solar proposals. The timescales involved with the project were extremely tight given the […]

Stephenson Halliday prepared and submitted a planning application for a solar array on land at Silloth Docks as part of our client’s commitment to reduce their carbon footprint across their business. Working to a challenging programme for submission, we prepared all planning documentation for the application. This included undertaking a landscape and visual appraisal of […]

Stephenson Halliday was recently commissioned to provide planning and community consultation services for a 5MW solar farm at a site adjacent to the M6 corridor in north Lancashire. Our role involved the co-ordination of the planning submission, including the review of specialist environmental reports, the production of an environmental report and provision of a planning […]

Stephenson Halliday has been working with RWE since 2012 in coordinating the EIA for this 15MW wind farm. We built and coordinated a bespoke team of leading consultants to provide a robust EIA. We managed the design process and also undertook the planning and LVIA components of the assessment. A 3D animated model was prepared […]

After almost 20 years of successful operation, Harlock Hill is ready to be repowered.  Stephenson Halliday assisted Infinergy in achieving this goal, securing consent in July 2014 for five 99.5m turbines with a total installed capacity of up to 11.5MW. Stephenson Halliday assisted in layout design and the critical landscape and visual assessment. The key […]

Stephenson Halliday was commissioned by Dulas to produce a LVIA and supporting graphics as part of the Environmental Report for Allt Essan Hydro Scheme (350kW run-of-river hydro-electric scheme) near Auchessan in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The site was predominantly located within an area managed for forestry and a detailed schedule of mitigation […]

Stephenson Halliday was commissioned by Dulas to produce a LVIA report and supporting graphics as part of the EIA application for Gleann Casaig Hydro Scheme (500kW run-of-river hydro-electric scheme) near Brig O Turk and Glen Finglas in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The landscape was open in character and an assessment of wild […]

Stephenson Halliday was commissioned by Greencat Renewables to produce detailed planting plans and a landscape restoration specification as part of the work to discharge planning conditions. An important part of this work was liaising with the Forestry Commission and Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Authority to agree the appropriate restoration measures and planting material. […]

Stephenson Halliday were pleased to assist Natural Capital on behalf of 20 20 Renewables with the preparation of a Landscape and Visual Assessment for the Airies wind farm proposal in Dumfries and Galloway. The main issues were site design and relationship with operational and consented wind farms nearby at Artfield Fell and Kilgallioch as well […]

Stephenson Halliday produced a Landscape and Visual Assessment on behalf of WPD Ltd for Beinn Mhor Wind farm (7 turbines, 119.5m to blade tip) near Tomich in Highland. The main issues were site design and relationship with operational wind farm nearby at Corrimony as well as potential impacts on designations, wild land and landscape character.  […]