NEWS

Scartho Top Strategic Housing Site

On behalf of the Brocklesby Estate and Cyden Homes Ltd, in November 2017 ANCER SPA obtained reserved matters approval from North East Lincolnshire Council for 845 houses at Scartho Top, Grimsby. This followed the successful securing of the Council’s approval to variations in the outline planning permission and an amended phasing plan for this major development.

Another Development at the i54 Business Park

In February 2017, on behalf of A&J Mucklow Investments Ltd, ANCER SPA obtained  reserved matters approval from South Staffordshire Council for a 4,700m2 industrial building for Tentec Ltd. This was the latest in a number of developments on the i54 strategic employment site where ANCER SPA has been involved for over ten years in obtaining outline and planning permission, detailed planning permissions and reserved matters submissions. This has included Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre. We are currently working as part of a project team on formulation of an outline planning application for a 25ha extension to the i54 site.

Outline Planning Permission For Telford Strategic Employment Site

Outline planning permission was granted in march 2016 by Telford & Wrekin Council for 60,000m2 of mixed employment development on a 16ha site near junction 4 of the M54 motorway. ANCER SPA, working with Amec Foster Wheeler’s technical project team, submitted the planning application on behalf of the site owner, the Homes & Communities Agency.

Outline Planning Permission for Whitebirk Strategic Employment Area

Outline planning permission was granted in August 2015 for up to 95,000m2 of mixed employment development on a 35ha site on the edge of Blackburn, near to Junction 6 of the M65. We coordinated a multi-disciplinary project team in the preparation of scheme drawings, supporting documents and an Environmental Statement.

Planning Permission Granted in the Green Belt for a New Visitor Centre for Hagley Hall

In Nov 2014 we secured detailed planning permission in the Green Belt for Lord Cobham of Hagley Hall Estates. The scheme for an 8,000 sq. ft. building, 178 space car park and ranger’s cottage will be built to serve the newly restored Grade 1 Reg Hagley Parkland that featured on BBC’s Countryfile. In this instance pre-application consultation with neighbours, Bromsgrove DC and various statutory consultees paid dividends as the scheme went forward with full support from planning officers, English Heritage, Natural England and the National Trust.

Poundland, Harlow

In September 2014 Poundland occupied their new 35,000m2 regional distribution centre in Harlow. We obtained planning permission for this scheme on behalf of the joint venture developers Lynton Developments and Maclaren Construction. Following the grant of planning permission we were engaged in an intensive period of discharge of pre-commencement and pre-occupation planning conditions which were all successfully resolved prior to occupation.

Spitalgate Heath, Grantham

In August 2014 we submitted an outline planning application to South Kesteven District Council for the Spitalgate Heath Sustainable Urban Extension at South Grantham. The application for 225ha of land was for 3,700 dwellings 110,000m2 of employment space, a local centre and green infrastructure. This major scheme was EIA development and so the application included a full Environmental Statement.