23 November 2015
Solar Farm schemes South Gloucestershire
We have secured approval for two solar farm schemes in South Gloucestershire and have been instructed on the remaining non-operational parts of the former Hempstead Gas Works in Gloucester having secured prior Council approval for the demolition of the redundant structures and buildings on the site. We have also submitted an application for the second of our primary school redevelopment schemes under the EFA’s framework agreement.
21 August 2015
Global Academy University Technical College
Our application for a new University Technical College (UTC) on the Old Vinyl Factory site in Hayes has been approved unanimously by LB Hillingdon, subject to the completion of a s106 agreement. The UTC will be sponsored by Global Media and has been procured by the Education Funding Agency (EFA). It will specialise in the areas of creative, technical and digital media and accommodate 800 students. In other news, we have been appointed to two solar farm projects in South Gloucestershire and a proposed new equestrian centre in Hertfordshire, while we have also been appointed by Yorkon to secure planning permission for six primary school developments under an EFA procurement programme.
26 July 2015
Planning permission granted for residential enabling development
We have secured part-outline and part-full planning permission for a residential enabling development of up to 88 dwellings on surplus land at Cheshunt Secondary School to forward fund major infrastructure improvements to the school including the construction of a two-storey teaching block and provision of internal/external sports facilities. In other news, we have been instructed to secure planning permission for a paper processing, shredding and baling plant in Park Royal (London) and a Maserati servicing and repair garage in Chiswick (London).
1 April 2015
Planning permission granted for new Sixth Form Centre in London
We have secured detailed planning permission for a new bespoke sixth form centre (for 250 students) for the Ark Academy School in Wembley on a part-designated ‘Site of Nature Conservation Importance’. A detailed package of ecology mitigation and enhancement measures was agreed with the Council at the application stage, aimed also at utilising the area as an education learning resource, while pre-application discussions with the local residents association helped resolve some of the community concerns in this respect.