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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 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 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 […]

Stephenson Halliday was commissioned by Marine Planning Consultants Ltd to assist with the landscape / seascape and visual elements of the planning application.  Our assistance incorporated: •    Preparation of the landscape / seascape and visual aspects of the Environmental Screening and Scoping Report; •    Assistance with the development design; •    Preparation of the Landscape / […]

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 […]