WORK ON 151-HOME DEVELOPMENT IN WOLVERHAMPTON SET TO START THIS SUMMER

Work on a £2.5million scheme to build 151 homes in Wolverhampton is set to start in the summer. Harris Lamb’s Residential Land team sold the 8.45-acre site off Steelhouse Lane to Lovell Homes at the end of last year, and planning permission for the development was granted by the City of Wolverhampton Council in March. The scheme has been awarded planning permission and work will start th...

HARRIS LAMB ACHIEVES CIEEM MEMBERSHIP TO OPERATE AS AN ECOLOGY CONSULTANCY

Harris Lamb’s Environmental team has achieved membership of the CIEEM, reflecting its role as an ecology consultancy in its own right. The business launched its Environmental division in February 2018, appointing Dr Holly Smith to oversee it and develop its offering. With the dedicated team now having grown to five and its client base continuing to grow, Harris Lamb has now achieved Chartere...

ALL ABOUT THE BATS – DEVELOPERS WARNED NOT TO FLOUT SPECIES PROTECTION LAWS AS SURVEY SEASON BEGINS

Ecology experts at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. To enable this, bat surveys are planned during the core summer bat survey season, which runs for the next three months. The business’ Environment team is also warning developers that they could face more than delays if they disregard the presence of bats in the vicinity...

NEW LEGISLATION WILL CRACK DOWN ON UNFAIR TENANT FEES, HARRIS LAMB WARNS LANDLORDS

New legislation has come into force which is set to impact on anyone letting a residential property to tenants, Harris Lamb has warned. Tina Cannon, Residential Property Manager for the business, said that the Tenant Fees Act, which became law on June 1st, will crack down on exactly what landlords, or letting agents acting on their behalf, are allowed to charge tenants for, and that many priva...

WELLINGTON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE SOLD TO HORTONS ESTATE FOR MORE THAN £11 MILLION

A Dudley industrial estate has been sold for more than the £11.25 million asking price as investors continue to capitalise on the demand for stock in the West Midlands. Investment agents at property consultants Harris Lamb and joint agents Maclaren & Partners acted on behalf of Skelton Group to market Wellington Industrial Estate on Birmingham New Road. Alex Eagleton, who oversaw t...