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HARRIS LAMB ANNOUNCES TWO NEW PLANNING APPOINTMENTS AS BUSINESS CONTINUES TO GROW

Harris Lamb has announced two new appointments to its Planning department as the business continues to expand. Despite the challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic, the business has maintained operations throughout, and has recruited two new positions in recent weeks due to the continued demand for planning services. Read More
06
May
2021
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HEART OF ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE PLEDGES SUPPORT TO NEW COMMUNITY-FOCUSED LOCAL CENTRE IN WARWICK

A new mixed-use development focused on meeting the needs of the community is set to open in Warwick. The new Local Centre will be located next to Heathcote Primary School at the junction of Harbury Lane and Vickers Way, and will include a Co-op anchor store. Plans to develop the… Read More
27
April
2021
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FORMER BLACK COUNTRY BUTCHER SOLD FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

A former Black Country butcher’s shop site has been sold for residential redevelopment. C D Field Butchers on Lake Street, Lower Gornal, ceased trading after 116 years in 2018, and having been instructed by the family to sell the land, Harris Lamb’s Residential Land team have… Read More
26
April
2021
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HOSPITALITY, RETAIL AND LEISURE BUSINESSES URGED TO ENSURE THEY ARE REGISTERED FOR RATES RELIEF AS PART OF CORONAVIRUS IMPACT RECOVERY

Business Rates specialists at Harris Lamb have issued a reminder to retail, leisure and hospitality operators to update themselves on the various rates relief policies in place across the UK as they attempt to recoup some of the losses resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic. Policies across England, Scotland… Read More
22
April
2021
Licensed and Leisure
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NORTH WORCESTERSHIRE GOLF CLUB SOLD TO BLOOR HOMES FOR 715-HOME DEVELOPMENT

Harris Lamb Property Consultants, acting on behalf of the North Worcestershire Golf Club, have sold the 83-acre former site to Bloor Homes. Bloor and NWGC have worked together over the last seven years to obtain planning permission for the redevelopment of the closed golf course to provide much-needed family housing… Read More
20
April
2021
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ECOLOGISTS’ WARNING TO AVOID DEVELOPMENT DELAYS BY ARRANGING NEWT SURVEYS

With the window to survey for the presence of newts now open, ecologists at Harris Lamb have begun working with developers to avoid costly delays to planning applications by providing advice on great-crested newts. Commercial and residential developers intending to submit planning applications this year are advised to check their… Read More
16
April
2021
Environment
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HARRIS LAMB REPORTS RECORD QUARTER-END IN RENT COLLECTION SINCE MARCH 2020

Property management specialists at Harris Lamb have recorded their strongest quarter-end in relation to rent collection since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, with their March 21 collection figures being over ten per cent higher than the national average. More than 82 per cent of rents the department… Read More
15
April
2021
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£1.5 MILLION DESIGN AND BUILD PROJECT COMPLETED AT MINWORTH TRADE PARK

Building Consultancy at Harris Lamb has completed the £1.5million construction of a brand new trade counter unit/building merchants at Minworth Trade and Industrial Park. Acting for the landlord CBRE Global Investors, the business has overseen the extensive design and build project, delivering the building on time and under… Read More
25
March
2021
Building Consultancy
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HARRIS LAMB ECOLOGIST SECURES LEVEL ONE BAT LICENCE

Harris Lamb’s Environment team has another bat ecologist within its ranks after one of the team secured his Level One Bat Licence. Josh Randhawa, who joined the business two years ago, has been honing his skillset to work with various protected species, and his efforts… Read More
22
March
2021
Environment Department
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HARRIS LAMB BROKERS £6 MILLION AFFORDABLE HOMES DEAL BETWEEN LOVELL HOMES AND HOUSING PLUS GROUP

Harris Lamb’s residential land team has facilitated a deal between a leading UK developer and a Midlands housing group to provide 45 new affordable homes in South Staffordshire. Housing Plus Group has purchased the properties from Lovell Homes in a deal worth more than £6 million. The two-, three- and… Read More
18
March
2021
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BUDGET 2021: A BID TO REBUILD A COVID-HIT COUNTRY

Rarely has a Budget been preceded by as much anticipation and trepidation as Rishi Sunak’s Covid Recovery Budget of 2021. We’ll leave the personal tax and corporation tax evaluations to the accountants, because like many businesses, our chief concern lies in the legislation around business rates and… Read More
03
March
2021
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BIRMINGHAM INDUSTRIAL ESTATE REACHES FULL CAPACITY AS DEMAND INCREASES ACROSS THE REGION

 A Birmingham commercial estate has reached full capacity further to the increasing demand for industrial property across the Midlands. The letting of Unit 15 at Frankley Industrial Estate to MPAY Service Limited came within weeks of the business park being acquired by new owners Canmoor in December. MPAY Service Ltd,… Read More
25
February
2021
Commercial Agency
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HARRIS LAMB SECURES CL35 LICENCE TO EXPEDITE BADGER SETT CLOSURES

Harris Lamb’s in-house ecology team has secured a dedicated licence enabling it to expedite works to badger setts, cutting licence application waiting times by four to five weeks, enabling clients to safely undertake site-works and keep their development on programme. Stuart Silver, an Associate within the business’ Environment team,… Read More
16
February
2021
Environment Department
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BUILDING CONSULTANTS COMPLETE FURTHER REFURBISHMENT WORKS AT COVENTRY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

Building consultants at Harris Lamb have overseen a further refurbishment of a warehouse on a Coventry industrial estate. Ropemaker Properties instructed the business to manage the refurbishment works to Unit 4 at Seven Stars Industrial Estate on Wheler Road, further to the former tenant’s lease expiring. Marcus Andrew, who oversaw the project,… Read More
27
January
2021
Building Consultancy
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LICENSED PROPERTY RATING SPECIALISTS SECURE £35,000 REDUCTION IN BUSINESS RATES FOR CORNISH PUB

Licensed Property Rating specialists have successfully reduced the Rateable Value of an award-winning Cornish pub by £35,000. The Licensed Premises Business Rates team at Harris Lamb worked alongside St Austell Brewery’s Pandora Inn in Restronguet near Falmouth to appeal against the £145,000 Rateable Value. Further to the Business… Read More
26
January
2021
Licensed and Leisure
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