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.
30 March 2015
Planning permission granted unanimously for major mixed-use development in North Wales
Outline planning permission was granted unanimously by members of Wrexham County Borough Council’s planning committee in accordance with officer recommendation for a major mixed-use development on a 25 hectares greenfield site forming part of the historic Wynnstay Estate comprising up to 319 homes, a Class A1 discount foodstore and up to 20,393m2 gross of Class A3, B1, B8, C1 and C2 use. This is one of the largest regeneration projects proposed in the area for many years and is earmarked to generate over 1,250 jobs to the benefit of the local and County-wide economy.