Stephenson Halliday are in the process of preparing an EIA for proposals to extend and progressively restore Kirkby Slate Quarry on the edge of the Lake District National Park for Burlington Slate. Our planning and landscape teams have been working closely with our client to develop the working scheme and phasing plans for the proposal.  […]

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 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.  […]

Stephenson Halliday produced a Landscape and Visual Assessment on behalf of Banks Renewables for Kype Muir Wind farm (26 turbines, 132m to blade tip) near Strathaven in South Lanarkshire.  The site is located within a preferred area of search as set out within the South Lanarkshire Local Plan and extensive design work was undertaken to […]

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 worked closely with Sedbergh School to produce a landscape design for a new boarding house garden. Consultation regarding the proposal was carried out with the Yorkshire Dales National Park authority, specifically relating the requirement for native species to be planted. Meetings with the client and head gardener at the school took place to […]

We assisted Broadview Energy by providing detailed advice with regard to the key landscape and visual issues which were; the effects on the nearest residential properties and cumulative effect as well as the general landscape and visual impact of the proposal. We assisted with a revised planning submission for three turbines and further supported the […]

Stephenson Halliday undertook landscape and visual impact assessment, including cumulative assessment, for Phases 1 and 2 of the Withernwick Wind Farm.  This included the provision of high quality visualisations and figures and residential visual amenity assessment. Phase 1 of the scheme was subject to a public inquiry at which Stephenson Halliday Director Kenneth Halliday appeared […]

Stephenson Halliday co-ordinated the planning application for the proposed surface mine reclamation development incorporating the following stages: Preparation of a Scoping Opinion Request Report; Assistance with the development of the proposed working scheme and final restoration proposals; Co-ordination of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA’s); Preparation of a landscape and visual impact assessment; Preparation and submission […]