Hedley Planning Services has seen strong end-of-year trading as it eyes continued success in the new year on the back of a high volume of work. The Hexham-based firm is reporting a 25% increase in trade over the last 12 months as it targets the £500,000 turnover mark in 2019. Its currently [...]
New industrial development approved in Stockton We are pleased to have acted as planning agents on behalf of our client to secure planning approval for a Reserved Matters application for over 450,000 sqft of Industrial Estate at Urlay Nook Road, Eaglescliffe. This reserved matters application related to landscaping and appearance of the site and [...]
New rules for agreeing pre-commencement conditions prior to grant of permission: silver bullet or more delays?
New rules for agreeing pre-commencement conditions prior to grant of permission: silver bullet or more delays? In a move designed to reduce delays to commencement of development, from 1 October 2018 planning permission for the development of land in England cannot be granted or modified subject to pre-commencement conditions without the written agreement of [...]
A huge congratulations to Hannah Chapman and Laura McDermott who graduated from Newcastle University with their Masters Degree in Town Planning last week.
Plans to turn empty Newcastle city centre shop into bar and music venue We are pleased to have acted as planning agents on behalf of our client to secure consent for an exciting new bar with live music and casual dining venue in a Grade II Listed building at 36-40 Clayton Street, Newcastle. This [...]
Hedley Planning Service prepared and submitted a planning application for Gentoo, which was recently granted permission for 99 new homes in Hetton, Sunderland. Despite the site previously being approved for residential development local and national policy continue to evolve and impact on changing plans for sites. Joe Ridgeon, Associate, said “the policy context keeps [...]
Hedley Planning has secure planning approval from Northumberland County Council for the redevelopment of the former Haydon Bridge Fire Station site. The proposals were unanimously supported by members after long negotiations with NCC to secure a positive recommendation for 5 houses in the Conservation within the setting of a Grade 2 listed former Chapel. [...]
Hedley Planning has secure detailed planning permission from Northumberland County Council for the proposed new Ponteland leisure centre, first and secondary school and community facilities. The decision from the SoS not to call in the application has allowed NCC to issue the decision notice. Great news for Ponteland residents and a result the team. A fantastic result [...]
Another successful application working with Barratt Homes North East to secure consent at Committee for 118 new homes in Pegswood. While the site had been allocated for housing in the Morpeth Neighbourhood Plan, we worked hard with the developer and the Local Planning Authority to ensure that the scheme was both viable and addressed the concerns of [...]
Hedley Planning are delighted to be able to give a little something back to a local sports club. We are proud to announce that we have sponsored Hexham Leazes Cricket Club for the 2018 season. Hexham Leazes consists of two Saturday teams competing in the West Tyne Senior Cricket League, and a well established [...]
Caitlin Newby and Joseph Ridgeon were pleased to act on behalf of Wild Dog Outdoors to secure the first step towards a brand new tourist venture in Northumberland. The application for a change of use from agricultural land to an education/tourism use in the sensitive and historic landscape near Chollerford, Northumberland was approved unanimously by the [...]
Planning permission was granted for a 'rent to buy' scheme for 24 homes in Sacriston. Hedley Planning Service, acting for Karbon Homes and Partner Construction, secured permission at Durham County Council's North Area Planning Committee. Joe Ridgeon, Associate, said "while the principle of this development had been previously agreed, we worked hard with the developer [...]
Hedley Planning Services have submitted planning applications for four existing Barratt Homes North East development sites. The applications are for a total of 891 homes, which will deliver an additional 219 homes from existing sites. These re-plans will increase the site efficiency through improved density and plot coverage. This has been done through focusing [...]
HRH the Prince of Wales unveils the plaque at Barnard Castle emergency services station. Hedley Planing are delighted to have been part of the team which delivered this first of its kind Quad Service hub which consists of Fire and Rescue, Police, Mountain Rescue and Ambulance service all under one roof.
Great start to the New Year, with planning permission granted unanimously for two Colleges, with accommodation for 1000 students, and a University Hub. “The main challenges surrounding the project have been delivering a planning permission on time in order to allow the Colleges to open in September 2019” said Joe Ridgeon, Associate with Hedley Planning. "Identifying key [...]
Hedley Planning’s talented planner Caitlin Newby has helped secure a minded to approve decision at Northumberland strategic committee (voting 11-0) for the proposed new Ponteland leisure centre, first and secondary school and community facilities. A fantastic result well done all involved
The Hedley Planning team continues to expand. New contract wins means that Hannah has joined the team as a planner. Hannah
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