RJP Team Day

We had a fun filled day on our team day this month.  We started off with an exhilarating indoor skydive at the Trafford Centre before heading back into the city centre.  Following a team strengths session, using the Realise Strengths profile tool, and a recap on another successful year, we were joined by our friends from…


Durham Local Plan Examination

The Durham Local Plan Examination has been taking place throughout November this year.  Our senior town planner, Shaun Gaffey, attended for two days on behalf of the Auckland Project.  Shaun made representations in relation to heritage policies, the visitor economy, sustainable transport and town centre regeneration.  The planning inspector, William Fieldhouse, was very thorough and…


City of Trees Planting Day

Our practice director, Ruth Jackson, was out planting trees in North Manchester this week.  Along with colleagues from Network Rail and Mott MacDonald, the team planted some 300 trees and shifted 1.5 tonnes of wood chippings.  A big thank you to Manchester City of Trees for facilitating the day and doing such a fantastic job.


RJP has been chosen by Countryside Properties to support them in the preparation and submission of an application for development of a housing site in Hyndburn.  RJP are delighted to be working alongside Countryside once again, following the successful result earlier this year on their site at Prescot, St Helens.


RJP provided planning support to MSA Architects in progressing an application to demolish the existing, unremarkable house and the replacement with a terrace of three new town houses on a site in Bowdon village, between Hale and Altrincham in Greater Manchester.   RJP were pleased to assist in securing the redevelopment of the site with…


NCP- Wilmott Street

RJP is pleased to announce that we have secured planning permission on behalf of NCP Limited for a new temporary car park at Wilmott Street, Manchester.  RJP co-ordinated the application with inputs from fellow co-consultants Drinkwater Architects, Curtins, and Cundalls.  The temporary car park will make good use of a currently vacant, previously developed site…


Northern Quarter Consultation

Proposals for the Thomas Street site were revealed to the public for their views on the 7thFebruary 2019 (4:00pm to 7:30pm) at an event at the former Richard Goodall Gallery on Thomas Street.  Under the instruction of Agecroft Investment Company, GA Studios, a local architectural firm, produced plans which looked to restore the Victorian-era frontage and roofscape.  The proposal…


St Albans Station

RJP is delighted to announce that St Albans City Council has given prior approval for the Govia Thameslink Rail and Network Rail application for the redevelopment of St Albans City Station.  The project, designed by architects TTPP, will improve capacity and greatly modernise facilities at this busy commuter destination.  RJP provided specialist rail planning advice…