Now Recruiting: Experienced, Professional Landscape Architect – Derby

Job Summary Heatons are seeking an experienced, professional landscape architect to join our busy team in Derby. Working closely with our planning and ecology teams, the successful candidate will take a lead role in managing and delivering projects and developing relationships with our existing and prospective clients.  We provide our clients with the full range of…

Permissions for Refurbishment and Reconfiguration at Fauld Mine

Heatons has secured two planning permissions at Fauld Mine on behalf of British Gypsum.  Firstly, we worked proactively with the client and Staffordshire County Council to facilitate the refurbishment of a building proposed to house the Mine’s gym, laboratory/office, and medical room. Upon confirmation with the County Council that the refurbishment of the building did not…

Equestrian development in East Staffordshire

Heatons have secured planning permission for the creation of a 800m² manège and erection of a 50m² hay storage building in the East Staffordshire countryside. We successfully argued that the proposals were in accordance with the Development Plan and that the benefits of the proposal outweighed any harm to the site’s countryside setting and it’s…

Croft Quarry

Heatons are pleased to have secured planning permission, on behalf of Aggregate Industries for the extraction of 6.3 million tonnes of crushed rock and restoration of the existing and proposed quarry extension with 14 million m3 of imported inert waste at Croft Quarry, Leicestershire. In terms of the importation of inert waste, a waste needs…

Pury End Quarry

Heatons are pleased to have secured planning permission for a revised restoration scheme for Pury End Quarry, which involves raising the final levels with the importation of inert waste. The submitted proposals responded positively to the spatial vision of the Northamptonshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan in respect of helping to meet local waste requirements,…

Continued production from Rempstone wellsites

Heatons have gained planning permission on behalf of IGas to extend the life of two oil wells located close to Rempstone, in the Nottinghamshire countryside. The new permissions allow for a further ten years of oil and gas production from the wellsites, prior to their restoration to agriculture. Heatons prepared a Planning Statement for both sites and…

The Housing Delivery Test – 2020 Results & Local Implications

The latest Housing Delivery Test (HDT) results show that in 55 Local Planning Authority (LPA) areas in England there was a failure to deliver at least 75% of the number of homes estimated by the government to be needed in their area over the past three years. These LPAs will face the most severe of…