HARRIS LAMB WELCOMES BACK SEAN FOLLOWING A STINT IN TORONTO

Planners at Harris Lamb have welcomed back a familiar face to their team. Sean Rooney worked with the Planning Consultancy team until 2016 when an opportunity to work in Canada lured him away. Sean has now returned to the fold having worked within the environmental remediation sector and as a Planner at the City of Toronto. Sean said: “It was brilliant to be able to work for one of Nor...

HARRIS LAMB SECURES PERMISSION FOR POTTER SPACE FOR NEW INDUSTRIAL ESTATE IN CUTNALL GREEN

Planning consultants at Harris Lamb have secured permission for an industrial development in Cutnall Green. Acting on behalf of Potter Group Holdings, the business planning consultancy team prepared proposals to build new units, along with car parking, estate roads, a loading area and the associated infrastructure in Rushock and submitted them to Wychavon District Council. Simon Hawley, ...

HARRIS LAMB LAUNCHES ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT WITH APPOINTMENT OF EIA COORDINATOR AND ECOLOGIST DR HOLLY SMITH

Harris Lamb is launching an Environment Department to operate alongside it's existing disciplines, and has appointed environmental impact assessment (EIA) coordinator and ecologist Dr Holly Smith to spearhead the team. Holly joins the team from Ecus in Sheffield, where she led the Environmental Impact Assessment team for seven years, obtaining the IEMA EIA Quality Mark for the company and deliv...

GOVERNMENT LAYS DOWN 20 PER CENT INCREASE IN PLANNING FEES

An increase of 20 per cent will be applied to all existing planning application fees as a result of new regulations brought in earlier this month. The House of Lords approved the regulations that introduce the fee increase, along with other changes to the fees regime, in December. The changes came into force across England on January 17th 2018. Olivia Morris of Harris Lamb’s Planning te...

£4.25 MILLION CREMATORIUM AND MEMORIAL GARDENS SET TO OPEN IN SPRING 2018

Work is currently in progress on a £4.25m crematorium and memorial gardens in South Derbyshire after Harris Lamb was tasked with overseeing the construction of the scheme by Dignity Funerals limited. Having secured planning permission for the 650 sq m crematorium,  including a 140-seat chapel, located north of Aston on Trent, the Building Consultancy team was instructed by Dignity to provide ...