ECOLOGISTS SET TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO DEVELOPERS AS BAT SURVEY SEASON STARTS

Ecologists at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. Under guidance from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, the business is carrying out essential protected species surveys to support clients, adhering to strict safety and social distancing advice. The business’ Environment team is also warning devel...

OCCUPIERS SOUGHT FOR MODERN KIDDERMINSTER OFFICES

Agents at Harris lamb have been instructed to secure occupiers for modern office space in Kidderminster. Three offices, with floor plates ranging from 714 sq ft to 1,842 sq ft, are available to let at Wyre Forest House in Finepoint Way, which boasts excellent facilities, an attractive setting and easy access to road and rail links. The building is the headquarters of Wyre Forest District Council,...

BIRMINGHAM’S HISTORIC GUN QUARTER PROPERTIES SET TO BE CONVERTED INTO APARTMENTS

Planners at Harris Lamb have secured outline permission for up to 69 apartments in Birmingham’s historic Gun Quarter. Acting for Laybrook Investments Ltd, the business submitted an outline planning application for the conversion of Gunsmith House and the demolition of remaining buildings on site to create one- and two-bedroom apartments. The apartments will be spread across three and four block...

RATING SPECIALISTS WELCOME GOVERNMENT’S POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2021 BUSINESS RATES REVALUATION

Business Rates specialists at Harris Lamb have welcomed the Government’s announcement to postpone the 2021 revaluation, saying that it gives businesses and the Valuation Office time to assess the impact of Covid-19. Legislation had been introduced to bring the next revaluation forward by one year from 2022 to 2021, but ministers wanted to ensure businesses had more certainty following the ...

HARRIS LAMB’S BUILDING CONSULTANTS AIM TO ENSURE SMOOTH RESUMPTION OF CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES POST-CORONAVIRUS

Harris Lamb’s Building Consultancy team has been working with a diverse UK client portfolio to ensure that a range of projects are meeting construction requirements to enable a smooth completion process post-pandemic. The team, which oversees a wide range of duties in overseeing construction processes, has been liaising with clients to monitor and assess progress in readiness for work being res...