Leicester City Council launches development study
Leicester City Council has appointed us to carry out a major study aimed at increasing the amount of prime office space in the city. The study will examine commercial office space in Leicester...
New National Planning Policy Framework could kick-start development
The Government’s new National Planning Policy Framework could kick-start development and act as a catalyst for stalled developments to restart.
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) comes...
Retail pain: Planners and landlords need to act to prevent the demise of the high street
The collapse of many major retail chains mean that planners need to focus on alternative uses and regeneration to ensure that the lifeblood does not flow out of city and town centres.
LSH scheme wins regional town planning award
A scheme in which our Northampton and Manchester offices provided valuable market intelligence, development and viability advice, has won a prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)...
Deal signed for new Enterprise Centre in Reading
Acting for Kier Property, we have brokered a deal in Reading which will see the developer buy the long leasehold interest on a 2.5 acre site within the University of Reading's campus, and build a...
North West Development Agency drives regeneration of Ancoats
A new drive to attract businesses and developers into Ancoats has been initiated by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA). It will explore opportunities to rent or sell existing buildings...
£6.4m for Hemel Hempstead site
Acting for US private equity fund, Blackstone Group, we have sold a 20.22 acre site in Hemel Hempstead for £6.425m. The site has been sold to J Murphy and Sons for heavy plant...
SEEDA awards four year contract
Following a full tender submission, we have been appointed under a four year framework contract managed by SEEDA (South East England Development Agency) to provide agency consultancy services across...
Planning appeal victory for Peel Holdings
Representing property and transport company, Peel Holdings, we have successfully appealed its plans for a 0.8ha residential development at Craven Road, Broadheath
As a result, consent has been...